Christian Toto

Christian Toto

Agrees with the Tomatometer 67% of the time.

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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 78% 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 50% 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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