Emily Nussbaum

Emily Nussbaum
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: Slate, New Yorker

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
No Score Yet Is It College Yet? (Daria: Is It College Yet?) (2002) Is It College Yet? plays out this mix of psychological realism and social satire beautifully. The film homes in on the elitism of the United States college system, as the high-schoolers head off to very different paths in life. - Slate EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
88% Grey Gardens (2009) The original documentary may have been predatory, but it captured something powerful, the face of failed optimism, the many meanings of the word "spoiled." Sometimes it's better to let strange be strange. - New Yorker EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
99% The Tale (2018) The Tale is lit up by a clarifying anger, but it has a stirring, inspiring streak-it's about mastering a story by finding the right way to tell it. - New Yorker EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2018