Pete Hammond

Pete Hammond

Agrees with the Tomatometer 64% of the time.

Publications:
Back Stage , Boxoffice Magazine , Hollywood.com , Maxim , Movieline
Total Reviews:
812

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 812
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
4/5 76% The Kings of Summer (2013) " Loved Stand By Me? This is for you. The Kings Of Summer is absolutely wonderful, a welcome gift for moviegoers and a true gem in a season of non-stop mayhem. Don't Miss it." — Movieline
Posted May 31, 2013
4/5 50% Now You See Me (2013) " Pure summer movie magic - literally. More fun than Ocean's 11, 12 and 13 combined. You won't believe you eyes - and that's the point." — Movieline
Posted May 31, 2013
4/5 49% The Great Gatsby (2013) " There's never been a movie like it. Hollywood just doesn't make dramas in 3D but this one is truly sensational. Di Caprio delivers one of his best performances." — Movieline
Posted May 11, 2013
4/5 54% Oblivion (2013) " Extraordinary, if a little hard to follow at times. A jaw-dropping, exciting and the most visually stunning and innovative science-fiction thriller to hit the screen since 'Blade Runner' . Cruise delivers one of the best performances of his career." — Movieline
Posted Apr 20, 2013
4/5 65% Starbuck (2013) " The new year's nicest and most welcome surprise. A funny, heartwarming, superbly acted film that makes you feel good about life." — Movieline
Posted Mar 24, 2013
4/5 48% Olympus Has Fallen (2013) " 'Rambo' in the White House! Gerard Butler is an action superstar of guts and glory. A gripping edge-of-your-seat thriller with first rate direction by Antoine Fuqua. A must-see for action fans." — Movieline
Posted Mar 24, 2013
4/5 70% The Croods (2013) " The first great animated film of the year. Truly hilarious." — Movieline
Posted Mar 24, 2013
3.5/5 31% Emperor (2013) " Powerful and brilliantly acted. Tommy Lee Jones is remarkable as General Douglas MacArthur in a side of World War II that has remained hidden." — Movieline
Posted Mar 10, 2013
4/5 59% Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) " A dazzling, thrilling and wonderfully entertaining brand new classic. This is a Wizard of 'Awe'." — Movieline
Posted Mar 10, 2013
3/5 36% Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) " Bill Murray winningly portrays Roosevelt with sly understatement and assured authority" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Dec 3, 2012
4/5 62% Hitchcock (2012) " The sensational Helen Mirren sounds the war cry for all those unappreciated "plus ones"" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Nov 16, 2012
4/5 90% Lincoln (2012) " A fascinating, savvy look at the inner-workings of the political process and how things in the White House get - or don't get - done" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Nov 3, 2012
4.5/5 86% Wreck-it Ralph (2012) " Consider it a force in the Best Animated Film Oscar race" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 31, 2012
3/5 12% Alex Cross (2012) " Madea this ain't." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 17, 2012
4.5/5 87% Frankenweenie (2012) " This magnificent stop-motion cartoon is alive -- "it's alive! -- with laughs and heart" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 1, 2012
2.5/5 10% House at the End of the Street (2012) " This PG-13 scare-fest is more psychological terror than blood and guts, and should satisfy-not repulse-young genre fans." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 21, 2012
4/5 51% Trouble with the Curve (2012) " Clint Eastwood and a superb cast hit it out of the park in Trouble With The Curve, a great entertainment filled with heart, humor, family drama and fantastic acting." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 16, 2012
4/5 85% The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) " This beautifully written, directed and acted gem belongs with the handful of classics in the high school genre" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 15, 2012
4/5 85% End of Watch (2012) " Unforgettable pair Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña give Oscar-caliber performances" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 15, 2012
5/5 96% Argo (2012) " The movie-within-the-movie is fake, but the resulting picture is the real deal" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 6, 2012
3/5 49% Hit & Run (2012) " A late summer blast of high adrenaline fun" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 22, 2012
3/5 33% The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) " A magical film in the vein of E.T. where an otherworldly event changes a family forever" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 13, 2012
4/5 74% Hope Springs (2012) " If Streep and Jones don't receive Oscar nominations, something is seriously wrong with Oscar." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 6, 2012
3/5 51% Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012) " A throwback to the live action kid comedies Hollywood used to regularly turn out" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 3, 2012
4/5 79% Ruby Sparks (2012) " With one real life couple being directed by another, the chemistry clicks." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 25, 2012
3.5/5 29% The Magic of Belle Isle (2012) " One of Reiner's best. " — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 2, 2012
4/5 51% Savages (2012) " The perfect Stone-r movie." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 29, 2012
4/5 68% Ted (2012) " This isn't a sensitive grown man/stuffed animal story like The Beaver, which starred a mental Mel Gibson and a hand-puppet -- Ted sets a raucous R-rated comedy gold standard" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 25, 2012
4/5 55% People Like Us (2012) " Intelligent, adult filmmaking at its finest, People Like Us is that rare bird from a major studio: a movie that matters." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 20, 2012
3.5/5 41% Rock of Ages (2012) " You've never seen Cruise like this-stoned, sexy, topless, reckless-and his swing-for-the-fences performance is so on target it's actually Oscar-worthy." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 13, 2012
4/5 79% Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) " Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is a most welcome addition to summer and a great addition to a moneymaking franchise that seems as good as new." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted May 21, 2012
4/5 94% Moonrise Kingdom (2012) " Undeniably the work of a director with a very specific and pointed comic style who's not for every taste. Those who succumb to its charms will be transported." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted May 16, 2012
1.5/5 34% Battleship (2012) " Its endless parade of explosions, battles and general mayhem makes Michael Bay seem like Ingmar Bergman in comparison with Battleship director Peter Berg." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted May 15, 2012
3/5 22% What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012) " What to expect from What to Expect When You're Expecting: laughs, heart and a terrific ensemble of actors doing what they do best." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted May 15, 2012
4/5 38% Dark Shadows (2012) " It's a great time at the movies and a wickedly clever cinematic treat. " — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted May 8, 2012
4/5 86% The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012) " The Pirates! Band of Misfits is one of the funniest animated films in years." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 27, 2012
4/5 74% Chimpanzee (2012) " Although the script is aimed at the youngest members of the audience, adults will find much to admire in the simply astonishing footage gathered over four years in tracking this amazing species." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 19, 2012
2/5 20% The Lucky One (2012) " The emotions are flat, predictable and forced when they ought to be romantic." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 19, 2012
3/5 51% The Three Stooges (2012) " Actually feels like something the original Stooges might have made themselves, if they were alive and in their prime circa 2012. " — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 12, 2012
4/5 97% Monsieur Lazhar (2012) " Should appeal widely to arthouse audiences and lovers of smart, international cinema." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 11, 2012
3.5/5 43% American Reunion (2012) " The result is the best slice of Pie yet: a savvy sequel that's flat-out hilarious raunchy fun." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 4, 2012
3/5 49% Mirror Mirror (2012) " Strictly for kids, but pure movie fun nonetheless." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 29, 2012
4/5 67% Friends With Kids (2012) " It should draw upscale adult audiences looking for a sophisticated romp to rescue them from the spring cinema doldrums." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 5, 2012
4/5 67% Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2012) " The first pure delight of 2012." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 5, 2012
4/5 54% Dr Seuss' The Lorax (2012) " This is purely warm, wonderful, wise and hilarious family entertainment that is fantastic movie fun for everyone." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 1, 2012
3.5/5 94% The Secret World of Arrietty (2012) " It's a wonderfully funny and richly rewarding movie for the whole family." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 16, 2012
2.5/5 13% W.E. (2012) " A tale for the ages compressed into something thoroughly forgettable." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 3, 2012
3/5 73% Big Miracle (2012) " Inspiring, real and heartwarming." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 3, 2012
89% Carol Channing: Larger Than Life (2012) " This is a love letter to a born star and living legend that will make you laugh, cry, and be thankful that the great Channing is still here among us." — Back Stage
Posted Feb 2, 2012
3/5 51% Contraband (2012) " This universal story of a man caught up in circumstances beyond his control should play well as 2012's first true action entry." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 12, 2012
3/5 65% This Must Be The Place (2012) " Sorrentino perhaps bites off more than he chew, cinematically speaking, but it's an interesting attempt and one of the more indelible portraits of depression seen onscreen." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 9, 2012
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