Stephen Schaefer

Stephen Schaefer

Agrees with the Tomatometer 69% of the time.

Stephen Schaefer's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Boston Herald

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B+ 91% Locke (2014) "Though Locke can't be seen as anything but a clever stunt, Hardy, soon to be starring as Mad Max, is mesmerizing company. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jan 5, 2015
B 89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) "This follow-up to the bionic Captain's World War II introduction in 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger hits all the right buttons as it speeds along with another dip into comic book Armageddon. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jan 4, 2015
90% The Kill Team (2014) "Explosive and depressing. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Sep 15, 2014
B- 32% Won't Back Down (2012) Boston Herald
Posted Jan 22, 2013
B- 42% Step Up Revolution (2012) Boston Herald
Posted Jan 22, 2013
C- 32% Fanboys (2008) Boston Herald
Posted Jan 22, 2013
C+ 28% Backwards (2012) Boston Herald
Posted Jan 22, 2013
A 77% Samsara (2012) Boston Herald
Posted Jan 22, 2013
B+ 83% Your Sister's Sister (2012) "Your Sister's Sister gets it just right, aided by Vince Smith's string--accented musical score and Benjamin Kasulke's luscious cinematography. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 22, 2012
B+ 28% Bel Ami (2012) "Elaborately costumed with Belgrade a posh substitute for Parisian grandeur, Bel Ami evokes a world rich in double--dealing, power plays and corrupt politics. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 8, 2012
B 57% Safe (2012) "Jason Statham's fine ferocity, coupled with an old-fashioned if foul-mouthed gallantry and that pell-mell pace, makes Safe more than simply a safe bet. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 27, 2012
C 54% Dr Seuss' The Lorax (2012) "A heavy-handed, one-sided 3-D animated feature that tells a tale of a world gone crazy in desperate need of clean air and real trees. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Mar 3, 2012
B 31% Tyler Perry's Good Deeds (2012) "Good Deeds has a Hollywood gloss very much in keeping with its San Francisco settings and attractive cast. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Feb 25, 2012
A 95% Z (1969) Boston Herald
Posted Nov 17, 2011
35% Immortals (2011) "Ambitious, visually striking and virtually nonstop in its carnage... " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Nov 10, 2011
C 22% Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (2011) "It's rarely moving, hardly funny much less ever enthralling. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Aug 20, 2011
C+ 69% Beautiful Boy (2011) "Beautiful Boy remains removed and distant. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 17, 2011
83% The Double Hour (2011) "A first-rate Italian puzzler that demands that re-viewers keep mum about its twisty plot. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 2, 2011
C+ 38% Madea's Big Happy Family (2011) "As a drag role Madea (played by Perry) wears better than Martin Lawrence's Big Momma, but is just as cartoonish. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 23, 2011
B- 83% Potiche (2011) "There is one reason to see Potiche, Francois Ozon's mild comedy about a housewife's feminist liberation in the 1970s, and that is Catherine Deneuve. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 13, 2011
C- 40% HappyThankYouMorePlease (2011) "Familiarity is the problem with Josh Radnor's strangely titled writing/directing debut. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 13, 2011
B 66% Insidious (2011) "Insidious is old-fashioned in the best sense. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 13, 2011
C 65% The Music Never Stopped (2011) "This fact-inspired story from the physician who gave us Awakenings mostly plays like a Lifetime movie. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 13, 2011
B+ 67% How About You (2008) Boston Herald
Posted Apr 4, 2011
B+ 48% Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules (2011) "Smart, funny, with a wonderful cast and sweetly honest at its core. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 4, 2011
26% Why Did I Get Married Too (2010) "Where is Madea when you need her? " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 2, 2010
B- 21% Leap Year (2010) "Due to the nearly irresistible charms of stars Amy Adams and Matthew Goode, a so-so script is overcome and sweet matchmaking sways the day. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jan 8, 2010
B- 76% Captain Abu Raed (2007) "A rare Middle Eastern film that keeps its focus on its characters rather than larger concerns that mirror the region's continuing strife. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Sep 16, 2009
B+ 81% Bandslam (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Aug 14, 2009
B- 61% A Perfect Getaway (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Aug 7, 2009
B- 74% Cold Souls (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Aug 7, 2009
B+ 55% Orphan (2009) "That's quite a creepy premise for a horror story to live up to. That it does -- and more -- is a testament to the level of intensity in this tale of a troubled couple who adopt a 9-year-old Russian girl. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 24, 2009
C+ 79% Humpday (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Jul 10, 2009
B+ 100% Afghan Star (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Jun 26, 2009
B- 50% Chéri (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Jun 26, 2009
B+ 57% The Stoning of Soraya M. (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Jun 26, 2009
B- 49% Whatever Works (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Jun 19, 2009
A 96% Food, Inc. (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Jun 12, 2009
B 40% Imagine That (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Jun 12, 2009
A 89% Séraphine (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Jun 5, 2009
C 18% Dance Flick (2009) Boston Herald
Posted May 22, 2009
A- 63% The Merry Gentleman (2009) Boston Herald
Posted May 1, 2009
B- 48% Battle For Terra (2009) Boston Herald
Posted May 1, 2009
80% Nothing But the Truth (2008) "Yes, it's inspired by the despicable Bush-Cheney real life CIA outing but Lurie makes it very much his own. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 28, 2009
B+ 86% Treeless Mountain (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Apr 22, 2009
B+ 74% American Violet (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Apr 17, 2009
B- 35% The Edge of Love (2008) Boston Herald
Posted Apr 10, 2009
B 77% Un Baiser s'il vous plaît (Shall We Kiss?) (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Mar 27, 2009
B- 29% 12 Rounds (2009) Boston Herald
Posted Mar 27, 2009
33% Knowing (2009) "Well-directed by Alex Proyas with just the right emphasis on the spooky and unexplained, Knowing is most interesting at the start. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Mar 20, 2009
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