Matt Singer

Matt Singer

Agrees with the Tomatometer 80% of the time.

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

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Showing 51 - 100 of 350
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/5 65% A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) "No wild plot twists or elaborate genre deconstructions, just good old-fashioned sleuthing and gritty New York ambiance par excellence. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Sep 19, 2014
2.0/5.0 33% The Expendables 3 (2014) "After three movies, The Expendables has collectively mustered less than a handful good setpieces, and...The Expendables 3, might contain the series' worst action to date. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Aug 14, 2014
3/5 66% Lucy (2014) "Like 2001: A Space Odyssey as reimagined by a pothead college dropout who watched clips of Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece on his iPhone while taking a self-defense class. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Jul 24, 2014
2/5 56% Man of Steel (2013) "A gritty, realistic story shot by a director whose instincts constantly push him away from grit and realism, and into flash and fantasy. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Jun 26, 2014
1/5 18% Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) "Give Age Of Extinction this much credit: Of all the Transformers movies, this is the longest. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Jun 26, 2014
3.5/5 91% X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) "At its best, Days Of Future Past feels not just like an X-Men comic book, but like an X-Men comic-book crossover " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted May 22, 2014
3/5 61% Draft Day (2014) "This isn't the side of pro sports shown on television-which is exactly why it's refreshing to have a film about it. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Apr 10, 2014
3/5 19% Sabotage (2014) "Schwarzenegger's (less effective) version of Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Mar 27, 2014
3/5 87% A Field in England (2014) "Some films are described as kaleidoscopic, but few have ever earned that adjective as literally as A Field In England. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Feb 6, 2014
2/5 82% Charlie Victor Romeo (2014) "This anthology shows the unvarnished truth about the people whom passengers trust with their safety. Maybe a little varnish would have been a good idea. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Jan 28, 2014
2.5/5 77% Enemies Closer (2014) "Too bad no one else in Enemies Closer can match Van Damme's oddball charisma. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Jan 24, 2014
4/5 No Score Yet Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (2013) "Everything modern blockbuster spectacles lack: precision, grace, intimacy, stakes, and genuine, gritty excitement. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Jan 8, 2014
1.5/5 29% Grudge Match (2013) "The rare cinematic experience that is both wall-to-wall jokes and wall-to-wall depressing. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Dec 24, 2013
4/5 75% Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013) "When Anchorman 2 repeats gags or motifs from the original movie, it doesn't feel like a rehash so much as a reunion with old friends. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Dec 17, 2013
2/5 41% Oldboy (2013) "Joe walks out of his prison cell with a singular sense of focus; Lee's Oldboy never achieves anything like that kind of clarity. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Nov 27, 2013
2.5/5 64% 12-12-12 (2013) "Never goes beyond the level of a really good bonus feature on a special-edition concert CD. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Nov 14, 2013
3.5/5 60% Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013) "Bad Grandpa is less a feature than a filmed investigation into the effect of dick jokes on the human psyche, like a Milgram experiment where the shocks are real, and Milgram himself is receiving them. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Oct 24, 2013
2/5 29% Machete Kills (2013) "What started as a one-joke fake trailer became a one-joke real movie, and now this one-joke sequel. It isn't a bad joke, but it isn't much of a movie. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Oct 10, 2013
9/10 89% The World's End (2013) "Coming at the end of a summer at the movies that's been apocalyptic in both theme and quality, The World's End feels timely and refreshing. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Aug 22, 2013
2.5/5 23% The Canyons (2013) "The Canyons doesn't play like the cure for a moribund industry, so much as a mildly effective, highly depressing administration of the last rites. ... The movie seems to despise itself. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Aug 1, 2013
7/10 51% White House Down (2013) " Superior to Olympus Has Fallen in every conceivable way. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Jun 26, 2013
7/10 78% Monsters University (2013) "A frivolous but enjoyable prequel. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Jun 18, 2013
3/10 34% The Internship (2013) "Not so much product placement in a movie as movie placement in a product. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Jun 6, 2013
7/10 83% This Is the End (2013) "The Miami Heat of stoner comedies. There are so many talented people involved it almost seems unfair to other comedies. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Jun 6, 2013
2/5 22% Violet & Daisy (2013) "Fletcher ... drowns his directorial debut in the sort of quirky yak-yak-yak conversations seemingly required of modern movies about hit men. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jun 4, 2013
6/10 50% Now You See Me (2013) "Silly but not entirely unpleasurable. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted May 30, 2013
9/10 93% Frances Ha (2013) "This movie has an endless supply of small but brilliant comic observations. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted May 22, 2013
3/10 19% The Hangover Part III (2013) "The Hangover giveth and The Hangover taketh away. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted May 22, 2013
5/10 37% Peeples (2013) "The material is beyond stale, but it's made significantly fresher by Robinson and a very enthusiastic cast. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted May 9, 2013
4/5 93% What Richard Did (2013) "A satisfyingly knotted moral fable with some very memorable performances, including a fine piece of charismatic brooding from Reynor. " ‐ Time Out
Posted May 7, 2013
7/10 79% Iron Man 3 (2013) "A worthy, quirky, entertaining follow-up to The Avengers. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Apr 30, 2013
5/10 49% Pain & Gain (2013) "The satire is as subtle as, well, a Michael Bay movie. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Apr 25, 2013
7/10 68% Trance (2013) "A high-gloss throwback to Boyle's first movie, Shallow Grave. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Apr 12, 2013
6/10 79% 42 (2013) "It would be hard to overstate Jackie Robinson's importance to baseball and to American history, but 42 nearly does. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Apr 10, 2013
5/10 46% To The Wonder (2013) "The artful noodlings of a creative genius off his game. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Apr 9, 2013
5/10 48% Olympus Has Fallen (2013) "A wildly mixed bag. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 21, 2013
5/10 43% The Call (2013) "You can envision a really interesting version of The Call. This, regrettably, is not that version. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 18, 2013
8/10 75% You're Next (2013) "An incredibly fun scary movie. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 15, 2013
8/10 76% Zero Charisma (2013) "Does for pop culture dorks what Big Fan did for sports obsessives: examines their passion with equal amounts of empathy and satire. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 15, 2013
7/10 66% Spring Breakers (2013) " Franco gives an all-time great performance in an otherwise okay film. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 12, 2013
5/10 36% The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013) "It's a little weird that a movie about the dangers of doing something so long that it becomes rote and stale is, at times, rote and stale. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 9, 2013
8/10 62% Evil Dead (2013) "Manages to carve out its own distinct and memorable place in the history of this franchise. With a chainsaw. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 9, 2013
7/10 59% Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) "A better-than-average blockbuster kids film. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 5, 2013
4/10 52% Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) "Bland four-quadrant filmmaking. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 1, 2013
4/10 16% The Last Exorcism Part II (2013) "A cursory follow-up to a smart movie. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 1, 2013
3/10 14% A Good Day To Die Hard (2013) "A poor excuse to Die Hard. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Feb 13, 2013
8/10 93% No (2013) "Simultaneously uplifting and unsettling. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Feb 13, 2013
1/5 53% Shanghai Calling (2013) "Through it all, Henney is an appealing screen presence, but he's trapped in a movie that puts regurgitated sitcom shtick and regional economic boosterism ahead of character and humor. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Feb 12, 2013
8/10 83% Side Effects (2013) "A brilliant thriller, made by a filmmaker at the top of his game. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Feb 4, 2013
5/10 46% Bullet to the Head (2013) "A buddy cop movie needs two equal and opposing forces; 48 Hrs. doesn't work if Nolte overpowers Murphy, which is exactly what happens here. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Feb 1, 2013
7/10 41% Parker (2013) "A B-picture in the classic mold: unambitious but precise. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Jan 28, 2013
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