Matt Stevens

Matt Stevens

Agrees with the Tomatometer 82% of the time.

Matt Stevens's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): E! Online

Movie Reviews Only

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
D+ 77%

Take This Waltz (2012)

"Dramatically inert and languidly paced, Waltz stumbles all over its arty-indie pretensions." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jun 28, 2012
B 35%

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

"Hey, it doesn't suck." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jun 21, 2012
C 28%

Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding (2012)

"Kind of a drag, man." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jun 7, 2012
A- 79%

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

"A funny, snappy script and thrilling action sequences make this European adventure a trip worth taking." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jun 7, 2012
C 28%

Bel Ami (2012)

"Sure, vampiric Pattinson cuts a striking figure in French formalwear, but he lacks the charisma and dramatic weightiness to anchor this shaky adaptation of Guy de Maupassant's novel." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jun 7, 2012
A 94%

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

"The delightful Moonrise Kingdom marks a career high for offbeat auteur Wes Anderson." ‐ E! Online
Posted May 24, 2012
C 22%

What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)

"What to expect when you're watching: attractive actors playing unrealistic characters, sitcom-y storylines with predictable outcomes and a heavy-handed family-values message. In other words, warmed-over baby formula." ‐ E! Online
Posted May 17, 2012
C+ 22%

The Raven (2012)

"Without narrative guts, this not-so-thrilling thriller proves a bloody disappointment." ‐ E! Online
Posted Apr 28, 2012
B- 57%

Safe (2012)

"This formulaic but entertaining action flick, about an ex-cop who guards an orphaned girl from gangsters, packs a punch with high-adrenaline stunts and shoot-'em-ups." ‐ E! Online
Posted Apr 26, 2012
B 74%

Chimpanzee (2012)

"Your own wild tribe will be entertained by the feisty hero and his monkey shenanigans." ‐ E! Online
Posted Apr 19, 2012
B 92%

The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

"A twisty puzzle, as promised by the Rubic's Cube cabin on the film's poster, this blood feast has gore galore to satiate your thirst." ‐ E! Online
Posted Apr 12, 2012
C+ 49%

Mirror Mirror (2012)

"Not the fairest of them all." ‐ E! Online
Posted Mar 29, 2012
C+ 73%

Big Miracle (2012)

"Whale fans will blubber, but uneven Miracle flounders in its hunt for narrative focus." ‐ E! Online
Posted Feb 2, 2012
A- 76%

War Horse (2011)

"An old-fashioned tearjerker, this winning War Horse is well worth the ride." ‐ E! Online
Posted Dec 20, 2011
B- 80%

Young Adult (2011)

"[Theron gives] a fierce, fearless performance that deserves attention, even if Young Adult remains underdeveloped." ‐ E! Online
Posted Dec 15, 2011
B+ 96%

The Muppets (2011)

"With its goofy humor and rousing put-on-a-show spirit, The Muppets will win over "the lovers, the dreamers" and, yes, you." ‐ E! Online
Posted Nov 22, 2011
C 46%

Happy Feet Two (2011)

"Despite some amazing animation and cool song mash-ups, this flat-footed follow-up is as messy and overcrowded as, well, an island packed with poopy penguins." ‐ E! Online
Posted Nov 19, 2011
C 35%

Immortals (2011)

"Audiences with a bloodlust can feast on all the carnage, but those hungry for some real emotion will be left craving more." ‐ E! Online
Posted Nov 11, 2011
B+ 84%

Puss in Boots (2011)

"Packed with exciting action, funny cat gags and eye-stabbing 3-D, Puss should claw its way to the top of the box office." ‐ E! Online
Posted Oct 27, 2011
C 40%

The Big Year (2011)

"Considering the high-flying talent attached, The Big Year is a big letdown." ‐ E! Online
Posted Oct 14, 2011
B 69%

Footloose (2011)

"This guilty-pleasure update has an angsty adolescent energy that's as infectious as anything in Contagion." ‐ E! Online
Posted Oct 13, 2011
C+ 23%

What's Your Number? (2011)

"Offering a few chuckles but nothing new, What's Your Number? is strictly by the numbers." ‐ E! Online
Posted Sep 29, 2011
B 94%

50/50 (2011)

"An amusing, heartfelt, but unexceptional portrait of friendship and survival, 50/50 gets a mostly favorable diagnosis." ‐ E! Online
Posted Sep 29, 2011
B- 84%

Contagion (2011)

"Unnerving imagery and an A-list ensemble boost the disease pic's potency, but Contagion isn't immune to the unfocused, overambitious story, which diminishes its impact." ‐ E! Online
Posted Sep 8, 2011
B+ 76%

The Debt (2011)

"Strong performances and direction make this gripping espionage thriller a mission accomplished." ‐ E! Online
Posted Sep 1, 2011
B- 27%

Colombiana (2011)

"Colombiana is often preposterous but never boring." ‐ E! Online
Posted Aug 25, 2011
B- 36%

One Day (2011)

"Despite the familiar When Harry Met Sally, friends-first, opposites-attract contrivances, this romance is intermittently loveable, thanks to a glam cast and witty script." ‐ E! Online
Posted Aug 18, 2011
C- 44%

30 Minutes or Less (2011)

"You should get free pizzas for enduring more than 30 minutes of this dud." ‐ E! Online
Posted Aug 11, 2011
B 75%

The Help (2011)

"Despite some Hollywood touches, The Help gets big help from its solid cast, namely Viola Davis." ‐ E! Online
Posted Aug 11, 2011
C 25%

The Change-Up (2011)

"Funny performances and one-liners freshen the hackneyed premise somewhat, but Change-Up gets effed-up by sloppy storytelling and gratuitously vulgar gags." ‐ E! Online
Posted Aug 5, 2011
B- 68%

Horrible Bosses (2011)

"Though sporadically funny, this revenge comedy about emasculated males in the workplace is more talk when it should go balls-out insane." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jul 7, 2011
C+ 36%

Larry Crowne (2011)

"Uneven in tone and pacing, Larry suffers from an identity crisis, unsure whether it's a wacky, back-to-school comedy or a bittersweet portrait of two lost souls at the crossroads." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jun 30, 2011
B 39%

Cars 2 (2011)

"This souped-up sequel kicks it into high gear with new characters, slick animation and a global espionage caper." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jun 23, 2011
B- 48%

Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)

"Despite humor that relies too heavily on bird farting and pooping, the sometimes-sweet Penguins doesn't stink." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jun 16, 2011
C 26%

Green Lantern (2011)

"For all the talk of conquering fear and harnessing energy, Lantern ironically plays it safe and gets grounded by a leaden, spiritless adaptation." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jun 16, 2011
C- 19%

Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer (2011)

"Something got sooo totally lost in the translation from page to screen -- like humor and charm." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jun 9, 2011
C 33%

The Hangover Part II (2011)

"This buzz-kill follow-up suffers from a pervasive sense of been there, drunk that." ‐ E! Online
Posted May 26, 2011
C- 15%

Something Borrowed (2011)

"With its long guest list of chick-flick and rom-com clichés, Something Borrowed is something old instead of something new. Say "I don't."" ‐ E! Online
Posted May 5, 2011
C+ 11%

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil (2011)

"Enough with the fractured fairy tales!" ‐ E! Online
Posted Apr 28, 2011
C+ 40%

Henry's Crime (2011)

"For a fresher, funnier crime comedy back-dropped by the theater, check out Woody Allen's gem Bullets Over Broadway." ‐ E! Online
Posted Apr 21, 2011
B- 71%

Hanna (2011)

"This slick thriller features inventive action sequences and terrific actors who offset more over-the-top moments." ‐ E! Online
Posted Apr 7, 2011
C 25%

Hop (2011)

"Kiddies might be eggcited by the critters and candy, but for most peeps, this bunny-buddy comedy delivers a mixed basket." ‐ E! Online
Posted Mar 31, 2011
B+ 70%

Limitless (2011)

"If you're jonesing for an addictive thriller, Limitless goes down easily and creates a contact high with zippy pacing and hypnotic visuals." ‐ E! Online
Posted Mar 17, 2011
C 35%

Battle: Los Angeles (2011)

"Part sci-fi thriller, part computer game, and part Marine recruiting video." ‐ E! Online
Posted Mar 10, 2011
C 20%

The Rite (2011)

"Despite a fine cast, The Rite bears the sins of a weak script, with an over-the-top climax that undercuts the bejesus-scaring." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jan 27, 2011
C 22%

Country Strong (2011)

"This overlong melodrama has all the dramatic grace of a wrecked-my-truck, lost-my-girl song-and about as much emotional heft." ‐ E! Online
Posted Jan 6, 2011
B+ 86%

Rabbit Hole (2010)

"This searing family portrait is honest, humorous at times and worthy of kudos for Kidman and the cast." ‐ E! Online
Posted Dec 16, 2010
C 13%

Yogi Bear (2010)

"Little Boo Boos might giggle at the slapstick, but most folks over the age of 5 will find the tired plot and lame jokes unbearable." ‐ E! Online
Posted Dec 16, 2010
C+ 30%

The Tempest (2010)

"This gender-switched Tempest lacks energy and thunder (not to mention quality CGI), and fizzles to a disappointing drizzle." ‐ E! Online
Posted Dec 9, 2010
C 20%

The Tourist (2010)

"Never as clever, exciting, or romantic as it wants to be, The Tourist underwhelms on every level." ‐ E! Online
Posted Dec 9, 2010
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