Christian Toto

Christian Toto

Agrees with the Tomatometer 68% 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 29% Dumb and Dumber To (2014) "Dumb and Dumber To traffics in politically incorrect jokes, the kind that tell you the Farrellys are stretching for filler, not testing boundaries. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Nov 14, 2014
3/4 89% Big Hero 6 (2014) "Come for the charming Baymax ... but stay for the film's embrace of very 21st century cultural values. " ‐ ColoradoParent.com
Posted Nov 7, 2014
3/4 72% Interstellar (2014) "It's almost impossible to resist recommending Interstellar, but it's equally tough to deny a galactic sense of disappointment. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Nov 5, 2014
2.5/4 No Score Yet The Taking Of Deborah Logan (2014) "The Taking of Deborah Logan or as it was originally called, 'How Found Footage Nearly Wrecked a Solid Horror Romp.' " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Nov 4, 2014
2.5/4 95% Nightcrawler (2014) "Nightcrawler sends its media criticism out in ALL CAPS, bludgeoning Jake Gyllenhaal's excellent performance. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Nov 3, 2014
2.5/4 38% 23 Blast (2014) "23 Blast has a tiny budget and an uninspired script, but the bond between the leads is worth cheering. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 24, 2014
3/4 92% Birdman (2014) "A four-alarm smug assault stops Birdman from being the classic it might have been. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 24, 2014
3/4 52% Stonehearst Asylum (2014) " Stonehearst Asylum will make you think twice about how we care for the mentally ill then ... and now. Oh, and it's also a smart thriller with a kiss of pulp. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 22, 2014
2.5/4 82% The Book of Life (2014) "A welcome celebration of Mexican lore isn't enough to bring this Book to Life. " ‐ ColoradoParent.com
Posted Oct 20, 2014
2.5/4 73% Camp X-Ray (2014) "Camp X-Ray seems more outraged by military sexism than the notion that Gitmo remains open in the Age of Obama. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 17, 2014
3/4 77% Fury (2014) "Fury suggests U.S. soldiers can be just as savage as their enemies before remembering the Greatest Generation saved the world. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 17, 2014
3/4 83% Witching and Bitching (2014) "Witches, sight gags and a treatise on the battle of the sexes? Witching & Bitching gives you plenty to think about between the carnage. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 13, 2014
2.5/4 33% Exists (2014) "Bigfoot lives, but every other element in Exists is DOA. " ‐ HollywoodInToto.com
Posted Oct 12, 2014
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 96% 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 64% 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
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