Christian Toto

Christian Toto

Agrees with the Tomatometer 67% of the time.

Christian Toto's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/4 No Score Yet X Moor "XMoor teases a new approach to horror, but the third act feels awfully familiar. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 11, 2014
3/4 47% The Judge (2014) "Can a bloated, cliched drama still serve as rousing entertainment? The Judge answer in the affirmative. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 10, 2014
2.5/4 77% Kill the Messenger (2014) "Kill the Messenger is best enjoyed by taking the 'based on a true story' label loosely. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 10, 2014
2.5/4 91% To Be Takei (2014) "No doc could diminish George Takei's life work, but To Be Takei too often takes dramatic short cuts which undermines its potency. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 6, 2014
3/4 41% Horns (2014) " Horns may bounce from fable to black comedy, but that erstwhile boy wizard keeps the focus where it belongs. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 5, 2014
2.5/4 37% Stephen King's A Good Marriage (2014) "Stephen King's voice can be heard in the third act of A Good Marriage, but by then you won't care enough to listen. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 3, 2014
2/4 29% Annabelle (2014) "Ninety-plus minutes later, we're still waiting to see why this creepy doll deserves her own horror franchise. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 3, 2014
2/4 88% Gone Girl (2014) "Early favorite for most disappointing Oscar-bait film of 2014. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 3, 2014
3/4 37% Believe Me (2014) "Believe Me pokes fun at gullible Christians, but it has another, more deserving target in its sights. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Sep 28, 2014
3/4 29% The Song (2014) " The Song starts like some of its clunkier faith-based predecessors. We soon learn it boasts both fine music and a sense of how temptation can rock even a strong marriage. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Sep 26, 2014
1.5/4 61% The Equalizer (2014) "You'll ask, 'what was Denzel Washington thinking' more than once while watching the exploitative movie adaptation of The Equalizer " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Sep 26, 2014
2/4 19% Very Good Girls (2014) "Youthful cliches trump insight in Very Good Girls. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Sep 22, 2014
3/4 63% The Maze Runner (2014) "The Maze Runner is clever, absorbing and good for both teens and parents -- until that silly reveal. " ‐ ColoradoParent.com
Posted Sep 19, 2014
3/4 86% Willow Creek (2014) "Willow Creek is the best found footage shocker in ages, a statement that speaks volumes about the floundering genre. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Sep 17, 2014
3/4 82% Whitewash (2014) "Whitewash will have you rooting for a man who did a very, very bad thing. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Sep 17, 2014
2.5/4 29% The Last Of Robin Hood (2014) "Movies shouldn't always judge their protagonists, but a little judging might have helped The Last of Robin Hood. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Sep 17, 2014
3/4 67% Dolphin Tale 2 (2014) "Prepare to have Dolphin Tale 2 shred your cynicism and feed it to the sharks. " ‐ ColoradoParent.com
Posted Sep 17, 2014
3/4 52% Frontera (2014) "Frontera avoids stepping on an illegal immigration soap box until the movie's final shot. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Sep 17, 2014
3/4 89% The Drop (2014) "The Drop doesn't just offer James Gandolfini's last screen performance. It reminds us character-driven mob movies still matter. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Sep 17, 2014
2.5/4 54% Fading Gigolo (2014) "It's like a Woody Allen movie--same music, same shtick--but without the uneasy moral takeaways. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted May 9, 2014
3/4 46% Heaven Is for Real (2014) "The touching Heaven Is for Real marks faith-based filmmaking's next logical step into the mainstream. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Apr 16, 2014
3.5/4 89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) "The Winter Soldier will reaffirm your faith in big-budget moviemaking that can tell a politically balanced story. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Apr 3, 2014
3/4 95% A Hijacking (2013) "If only more movies could slip social messages into their stories as deftly as A Hijacking does. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Oct 28, 2013
3/4 95% Birth Of The Living Dead (2013) "The Birth of the modern zombie film wasn't scary. It was downright hilarious, according to this smart new doc. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Oct 28, 2013
2/4 68% Elysium (2013) "Dopey Pollyanna politics meet hackneyed storytelling. Elysium has it all! " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Aug 9, 2013
3.5/4 93% Still Mine (2013) "An Occupy Wall Street supporter is part of the most conservative indie film you'll see all year. Still Mine is a heartbreaking classic no matter your ideology, though. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Aug 2, 2013
1.5/4 51% White House Down (2013) "Lazy liberal talking points meet increasingly inept storytelling ... White House Down has it all! " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Jun 27, 2013
2.5/4 19% The Hangover Part III (2013) "Arrive with two aspirin and lowered expectations and the pounding in your head will be virtually nonexistent. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted May 27, 2013
2.5/4 48% The Great Gatsby (2013) "Look past the 3D gaiety and candy-colored treats and, well, what is there, exactly? " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted May 10, 2013
3/4 65% Antiviral (2013) "Our Lindsay Lohan-obsessed culture gets its comeuppance in this surgically precise satire. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted May 6, 2013
1.5/4 53% The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2013) "Come for the barrage of clunky plot devices but stay for the morally repugnant comparison between religious radical killers and capitalists. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted May 3, 2013
2/4 79% Iron Man 3 (2013) "Iron Man 3 is a primer on how not to handle a superhero sequel--but Paltrow's abs look great! " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted May 3, 2013
2.5/4 20% Arthur Newman (2013) "Firth and Blunt give life (and flawless American accents) to this restrained, and occasionally bland, road trip flick. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Apr 26, 2013
2.5/4 55% The Company You Keep (2013) "The Company You Keep comes down hard on modern-day journalists but takes it easy on '60s era radicals bent on destruction. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Apr 19, 2013
3/4 79% 42 (2013) "42 hits too many obvious Biopic Moments, but Chadwick Boseman's Jackie Robinson is too busy swatting home runs to care. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Apr 12, 2013
1/4 8% The Host (2013) "Midway through The Host I started longing for the depth and sophistication of any random Twilight movie. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Mar 29, 2013
2/4 38% Admission (2013) "Admission offers two appealing leads, a gaggle of potentially strong themes and, well, that's about it. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Mar 22, 2013
2/4 48% Olympus Has Fallen (2013) "Olympus Has Fallen isn't ashamed to wave the American flag, but it should be embarrassed of its cliche-ridden script. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Mar 22, 2013
3/4 59% Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) "No Toto, no problem. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Mar 11, 2013
3/4 52% Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) "If we must endure the unnecessary trend of rebooting kiddie stories, they might as well be as breezy and fun as Jack the Giant Slayer " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Mar 2, 2013
3/4 71% Bless Me, Ultima (2013) "Bless Me, Ultima creates a wholly original coming of age story by blending mysticism with conventional Catholicism. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Feb 22, 2013
3/4 56% Snitch (2013) "Dwayne Johnson officially leaves his Rockness behind in the thoughtful, gritty Snitch " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Feb 22, 2013
1.5/4 No Score Yet The Factory (2013) "Lloyd Dobler and his pals at the Gas 'n Sip would have had a field day mocking a movie like The Factory. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Feb 18, 2013
1/4 21% Hollow (2015) "Like found footage horror movies? You'll change your mind after enduring the British import Hollow " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Feb 15, 2013
2/4 14% A Good Day To Die Hard (2013) "At this stage in the franchise, the best thing to be said about the Die Hard sequels is that they come up with cool titles. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Feb 15, 2013
2.5/4 18% Smiley (2012) "It's amazing what a killer mask and a smarter than expected ending can do to a mediocrity like Smiley " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Feb 11, 2013
2/4 19% Identity Thief (2013) "You know Melissa McCarthy has arrived in Hollywood when you see her receive mediocre material like Identity Thief and watch her make it funnier than it deserves to be. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Feb 8, 2013
3/4 61% The Awakening (2012) "The Awakening is a handsome, well-acted thriller with a script that's never cringe-inducing. So why did it sneak its way onto home video with no fanfare? " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Feb 1, 2013
2/4 38% Stand Up Guys (2013) "Stand Up Guys needs a Grumpy Old Men-ectomy, stat. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Feb 1, 2013
3/4 60% The Last Stand (2013) "Schwarzenegger is older, and creakier, than we remember, but that's part of The Last Stand's folksy charm. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Jan 18, 2013
2/4 64% Cosmopolis (2012) "Robert Pattinson works mighty hard to make Cosmopolis more than just an erudite slap at modern capitalism. The Twilight heartthrob ultimately fails to rescue a meandering story hitting stale versions of the same talking points. " ‐ Big Hollywood
Posted Jan 15, 2013
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