Matthew Scott Hunter

Matthew Scott Hunter
Matthew Scott Hunter's reviews do not count toward the Tomatometer. This is not a Tomatometer-approved critic, and this critic's reviews are not published on a Tomatometer-approved publication.
Publications: Las Vegas Weekly

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
0/5 7% Conversations With God (2006) ... two completely separate stories, both going nowhere. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2006
2.5/4 No Score Yet - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2006
2/5 53% Flicka (2006) Michael Mayer directs the whole affair like a rider who knows his horse will find its way home even if he sits there doing nothing. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2006
3/5 48% Open Season (2006) It's all rather uninspired, with the exception of the final battle ... - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2006
2/5 63% Jackass: Number Two (2006) ... a lot of shockingly uninspired stunts are included ... - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2006
2/5 42% Gridiron Gang (2006) It seems the cure-all power of football put an end to the complex (and unexplored) issues that divided the two. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2006
2/5 60% Boynton Beach Club (2006) Every potentially weighty situation is made as light and fluffy as possible ... - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2006
2/5 40% Beerfest (2006) It's a comedy specifically brewed for college campuses ... - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2006
2/5 22% Barnyard (2006) But for every joke that works, three fall flat or don't make sense. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2006
3.5/5 74% Monster House (2006) The cast is too upbeat and likable to let things get too frightening. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2006
2/5 56% The King (2006) The final scene seems to suggest that the film is rather cynically condemning the ideas of repentance, forgiveness and redemption. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2006
1.5/4 65% Wild Tigers I Have Known (2007) - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2006
2.5/5 25% Peaceful Warrior (2006) The film's Achilles' heel is that the take-home messages ... seem more like overused platitudes than revolutionary wisdom. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2006
2/5 11% Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006) Comic strips should not be made into movies. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2006
4/5 52% Down in the Valley (2006) Down in the Valley succeeds because Norton initially makes Harlan endearing. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2006
2/5 80% District B13 (Banlieue 13) (2006) ... in any language, District B13 is forgettable, brainless action merde. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2006
2/5 43% Goal! The Dream Begins (Goal!: The Impossible Dream) (2005) By the time the big game comes, we care about Santiago and his fate about as much as most Americans care about soccer. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted May 12, 2006
3/5 57% Kinky Boots (2006) The messages in the film aren't too heavy-handed, but the audience is definitely told what to think. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted May 5, 2006
2/5 54% Adam & Steve (2005) When Chris Kattan is the straightest guy in a film, you know you're watching a very gay movie. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2006
3.5/5 41% American Dreamz (2006) As in all good satires, the characters stay true to their personalities to the very end. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2006
1/5 20% La mujer de mi hermano (2006) (Barbara Mori) ... whimpers in self-pity throughout the bloated soap opera ... - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2006
3.5/5 57% Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (2006) ... it does have laughs, and it gets them without dating itself with the tired pop-culture references of the overrated Shrek films. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2006
1/5 7% Basic Instinct 2 (2006) But with this sequel, director Michael Caton-Jones makes the mistake of keeping the proceedings as serious as possible ... - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2006
3/5 43% Take the Lead (2006) ... his story gives the phrase "inspired by real events" its loosest meaning yet. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2006
2/5 24% Failure to Launch (2006) All the usual rom-com plot points pepper Tripp and Paula's dates as they try to manipulate each other as intended, but really fall in love. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2006
3/5 56% 16 Blocks (2006) ... there'll seldom be a plot twist you don't see coming a block away. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2006
1.5/5 41% Running Scared (2006) The proceedings quickly become silly ... - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2006
3.5/5 72% Eight Below (2006) The movie is best when it stands on all four legs. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2006
1.5/5 21% The Pink Panther (2006) The solution to the mystery is wholly unsatisfying, and certainly not worth the tedious onslaught of used jokes we face to get there. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2006
2.5/5 61% Something New (2006) The race messages are so overdone, you'll spend the last 20 minutes rolling your eyes ... - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2006
3/5 20% Rumor Has It (2005) Surprisingly, the film works best when it sticks to its Graduate 2 premise. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2005
2/5 6% Yours, Mine & Ours (2005) Eighteen children simply means that every 15 minutes, you'll see a kid you never noticed before. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2005
2/5 52% The Family Stone (2005) The Family Stone contains some great scenes and splendid performances that would have been better off in a film that remained true to them. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2005
4/5 86% Pride and Prejudice (2005) ... Knightley's retort-toting Elizabeth comes across as a lot tougher, smarter and sexier than her shotgun-toting Domino. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2005
4/5 48% Green Street Hooligans (2005) Hooligans' greatest strength lies in its ability to convince us that even meek Frodo, of all people, can be drawn into the mob mentality ... - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2005
3.5/5 26% The Legend of Zorro (2005) ... you always know who the villains are-they either have hideous scars or snooty French accents. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2005
1.5/5 19% Domino (2005) Tony Scott today is trying to one-up Michael Bay one-upping Scott. The result is nauseating. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2005
2.5/5 74% Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela (2004) With so much going on, the camera is far too overwhelmed to make any sense of it ... - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2005
.5/5 11% Venom (2005) Simple-minded horror fare like this can be effective with carefully built suspense and clever scares, but Ray's uninventive zombie makeup and painfully predictable slayings only succeed in creating tedium. - Las Vegas Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2005