Rob Hunter

Rob Hunter

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

Rob Hunter's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film School Rejects

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
89% Turbo Kid (2015) "It's not brought to us by "Epic Pictures, the #1 leader in LaserDisc sales" for nothing. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 28, 2015
D- 7% Return to Sender (2015) "Because sometimes subtle symbolism needs repeating... she waits for a return visit from her rapist by tending her front garden. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 22, 2015
C- 12% Sinister 2 (2015) "I'd wonder if the writers even bothered to watch the original film if I didn't know they actually wrote that one too. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 22, 2015
C+ 47% American Ultra (2015) "Too much of the film feels like an idea that never made it beyond the one-sentence pitch of "stoner/slacker discovers he's actually a trained killer, hilarity ensues!" " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 22, 2015
B+ 80% A Hard Day (2015) "If A Hard Day sounds like a Korean mash-up of After Hours and I Know What You Did Last Summer, well, that's not too far off in regard to the setup. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 9, 2015
D+ 8% Fantastic Four (2015) "There is so much wrong with the new Fantastic Four that writing about it feels more like an autopsy than a review. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 6, 2015
B No Score Yet Cruel "Never really cruel in the way viewers would expect - this isn't a mean-spirited film - and instead it ultimately becomes about the cruelty we discover within ourselves. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 5, 2015
C 14% Extinction (2015) "Its narrative leans toward the untenable side of melodrama and pushes viewers away when it should be pulling them in for a suspenseful finale. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 5, 2015
B+ 75% Goodnight Mommy (2015) "Holds your attention hostage even as the urge to look away from the terror grows within you. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 5, 2015
C+ No Score Yet Synchronicity "It's Gumby sci-fi - so focused on being bendy and fun that its attempts at more serious tangents immediately crack under the pressure. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 5, 2015
B+ No Score Yet They Look Like People "The character work and humanity impress, but thankfully the film never lets the depth and heart get in the way of the creepy, terror-inducing bits. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 5, 2015
C- 26% Dark Places (2015) "A lazy, flat and poorly written thriller that fails at grabbing viewers by the throat or by the heart. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 5, 2015
B+ No Score Yet He Never Died (2015) "It's a darkly comic thriller that also serves as a fantastic introduction to a character I hope we see again soon. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 29, 2015
C+ 79% Ant-Man (2015) "Is it a winner? The answer's yes, but only if you consider not losing to be winning. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 17, 2015
C+ 20% Self/less (2015) "It seems Tarsem's grown out of his artsy phase with his latest effort, and now for the first time ever a Tarsem film can be called drab, dull and mostly lifeless. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 10, 2015
D- 16% The Gallows (2015) "There's an attempt here to make the ghostly villain, Charlie, into a memorable antagonist - kidding, there's no attempt at all. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 9, 2015
B- 58% Funuke Domo, Kanashimi no ai Wo Misero (Funuke Show Some Love, You Losers!) (2007) "Writer/director Yoshida Daihachi fills his brightly-lit scenes with darkness between relatives - some mild, some involving physical abuse - but the occasional laughs and visual flairs prevent the movie from ever becoming a dour affair. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 5, 2015
C- 0% The 11th Hour (2015) "Writer/director Anders Morganthaler has made an odd film that seems as unsure of its point as it does its execution. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 1, 2015
C- 26% Burying the Ex (2015) "First, the bad news. This is Joe Dante's worst film. There is no good news. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 1, 2015
C 36% Into The Grizzly Maze (2015) "Watch it for the enjoyable cast, then throw in Backcountry for some real bear thrills. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 1, 2015
D- No Score Yet Turkey Shoot Reloaded (2015) "There's not even a goddamn werewolf in a top hat. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 1, 2015
C 75% Big Game (2015) "Big Game never aims higher than slight entertainment, and it achieves that goal. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 1, 2015
B- No Score Yet It's Already Tomorrow In Hong Kong (2015) "Their uncertain flirtation and growing affection feel authentic, and their situation is bound to remind viewers of similar circumstances in their own lives. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 1, 2015
C+ 26% Terminator Genisys (2015) "Attention Paramount, you're pre-approved to use "passable summer entertainment" as my pull quote for the Blu-ray cover. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 1, 2015
C+ 86% The Tribe (2015) "Even with its numerous issues, the film remains a must-watch for movie lovers and anyone who appreciates filmmakers who take bold steps in uncharted directions to tell stories in unconventional ways. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jun 25, 2015
B+ 94% Spy (2015) "I could watch Melissa McCarthy and Rose Byrne insult each other for days. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jun 3, 2015
C 50% San Andreas (2015) "There are things on-screen worth looking at, so if that sums up your criteria for a theater-going experience then you're in luck. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 29, 2015
C- 19% Aloha (2015) "It is with great sadness that I must report the passing of writer/director Cameron Crowe. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 28, 2015
B- 67% Deathgasm "Deathgasm hits some rough spots, but they're brief and mostly overshadowed by arterial sprays of crimson joy. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 25, 2015
B+ No Score Yet The Invitation "Karyn Kusama's overdue return is a serious slowburn walking a carefully constructed line between suspicion and paranoia that mesmerizes through its frenzied conclusion. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 25, 2015
B- 100% MusaraƱas (Shrew's Nest) "A convincing period thriller focused on the damage caused by both sins and good intentions of the past. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 25, 2015
B+ 92% The Treatment (De Behandeling) "It's a slow-burn that holds the attention through growing suspense and the promise of devastating reveals. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 25, 2015
B No Score Yet Body "Helen Rogers has been dancing around the indie scene for years now but has been deserving of an even bigger audience since she injected heart into V/H/S' best segment. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 25, 2015
C+ No Score Yet Sun Choke "Survives on the strength of its performers and visuals but is difficult to recommend based solely on those traits for anyone but fans of ambiguity for ambiguity's sake. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 25, 2015
C- 18% Pound Of Flesh (2015) "The car chase is a combination of bad f/x, a lack of speed and "close calls" & "collisions" that make it the saddest thing I've seen since all of Dear Zachary. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 25, 2015
B 74% The Connection (2015) "It creates a world and pulls you in only to remind you at the end that this warm, sunny fantasy is actually the cold, dark world called reality. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 25, 2015
C+ No Score Yet Viy (Forbidden Empire) (2009) "The visuals are enough of a reason to give it a watch, but the film as a whole becomes a mostly forgettable mash of entertaining effects and dull interactions. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 25, 2015
B+ 91% Slow West (2015) "Familiar beats - eccentric characters, tensely-crafted gunfights, beautiful landscapes - are executed with attitude, an air of melancholy & an unexpected sense of humor. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 25, 2015
C- 31% Poltergeist (2015) "It's so busy rushing to match or exceed the original's iconic beats that it neglects to create any of its own. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 25, 2015
B+ 50% Tomorrowland (2015) "This is not a film about technology being the final answer - this is a movie about humanity's continuing need for more questions. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 25, 2015
B- 91% The Midnight Swim (2015) "Lose the found footage-ish angle and this is a marvelous descent into myth and possible madness. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 22, 2015
B+ 98% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) "Mad Max: Fury Road is what so many films strive for and so few achieve - an experience that feels somewhat unique in what it accomplishes. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 13, 2015
B- 69% Kung Fu Killer (2015) "It's an exciting watch, but more than that it's a respectful appreciation of Hong Kong cinema and all those who came before. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 11, 2015
B 20% Skin Trade (2015) "One area where the script unexpectedly shines is an ending which completes the story, respects the reality of loss and sets up a sequel I sincerely hope we get to see. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 11, 2015
B No Score Yet Cooties (2015) "Cooties is a ridiculously good time at the movies for viewers who like their laughs with a side of disembowelment. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 4, 2015
B 93% We Are Still Here (2015) "We Are Still Here is familiar in many ways, but a clear love for the genre and a ridiculously bloody third act go a long way towards making it a memorable entry in the haunted house canon. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Apr 10, 2015
B 79% The Sisterhood Of Night (2015) "It avoids the exaggeration of Mean Girls and the visual bombast of The Craft to tell a very real story about the pressures of fitting in, the dangers of standing out and the ultimate need each of us has for companionship. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Apr 9, 2015
B- 77% That Guy Dick Miller (2015) "It's clear that That Guy Dick Miller needs more Dick, but fans of the man will find enough here to justify the time investment. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Mar 30, 2015
83% The Last Days (2014) "This Spanish production tackles a familiar subject -- the post apocalyptic world -- and imbues it not only with a fresh premise but also with real heart and character. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Mar 16, 2015
C+ 70% Girl House (2015) "The film fully embraces its love of blood and gore with some stellar practical effects work that serves to heighten the horror. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 20, 2015
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