Pete Croatto

Pete Croatto
Pete Croatto's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Filmcritic.com
Favorites:
Pulp Fiction, Boogie Nights, Goodfellas, Umberto D, When Harry Met Sally..., Crimes and Misdermeanors, Murderball, Before Sunset and Before Sunrise, In the Company of Men, Out of Sight, The Kid, and a whole bunch more that I can't remember at this moment.
Location: East Brunswick, NJ

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
100% All About Eve (1950) Screenwriting students, you have your Bible. Movie lovers, you have a film that is impervious to the rigors of time, not to mention an inspiration for every prime-time soap opera. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2013
1.5/5 36% Last Action Hero (1993) awful - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2009
2/5 44% St. Elmo's Fire (1985) Everyone struggles. Everyone triumphs. The music swells. No one cares. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2009
1/5 28% Black Sheep (1996) painfully unfunny - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2009
3.5/5 100% Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music (1970) a dazzling reminder of a simpler, younger time and the brief promise it attained. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2009
3.5/5 67% Johnny Got His Gun (1971) a sobering, grueling look at us - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2009
1.5/5 No Score Yet Inside Moves (1982) There is so much high drama and splendid triumph that the movie loses any basis in reality, so it's impossible to relate to what anyone's enduring - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2009
2.5/5 74% Elegy (2008) runs out of ideas, and efforts to jog the proceedings can't get it back on track - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2009
3.5/5 79% Bustin' Down the Door (2008) What makes Bustin' Down the Door so appealing is that it's not about sports but rather about the passion and dedication of some bronzed, mop-haired kids on a mission to become legitimate against all odds - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2009
2.5/5 92% Sabrina (1954) it's odd that Wilder's script lacks a sharpness to balance all the love that's in the air - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2008
4/5 71% Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) spectacular - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2007
1.5/5 15% Jingle All the Way (1997) still heartless and unfunny and as welcome a part of the holidays as traffic and fruit cake. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2007
4/5 70% Commando (1985) one of the best arguments available for the action movie as pure entertainment - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2007
4/5 76% Meatballs (1979) you don't mind the lack of structure, especially since it's delivered by a good-natured and good-humored young cast - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2007
4.5/5 83% Major League (1989) timeless - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2007
4.5/5 79% An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) Its famous ending may be hokey, but in a movie this honest, it couldn't feel more right. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2007
4/5 93% A Fish Called Wanda (1988) it's the right time to watch A Fish Called Wanda, so it can finally get the quotable legacy it so richly deserves - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2006
1.5/5 42% Everyone's Hero (2006) misguided and poorly executed - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2006
3/5 40% Beerfest (2006) peeing jokes peaked with Leslie Nielsen's marathon whiz in The Naked Gun - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2006
2/5 67% World Trade Center (2006) Stone hasn't made a movie for a 2006 audience; he's made one for 2036 - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2006
2/5 46% Miami Vice (2006) I have no idea why studio executives think Mann is a go-to-guy for summer fare. He's so serious and so concerned with setting a scene and establishing grit that his movies lack coherency or, far more important, fun. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2006
3/5 40% My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006) doesn't capitalize on a creative premise to make an impact. In this case, it's not you; it's the movie. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2006
3.5/5 67% Taps (1981) provides a nice allegory on the military's limits - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2006
1.5/5 11% Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006) Anyone want to see animals making lasagna or sporting party hats at a pool party? - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2006
4/5 90% Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006) Regardless of what you call it, Heart of Gold is a revelation and one of 2006's best movies. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2006
1.5/5 37% Road House (1989) Road House tries so hard to be macho that it becomes a parody of itself. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2006
2/5 No Score Yet Kalamazoo? (2006) The grannies from beyond the grave gimmick is all the movie has - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2006
1.5/5 14% Just My Luck (2006) just another reason for moviegoers to (perhaps unfairly) deride Lindsay Lohan - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2006
1/5 13% An American Haunting (2006) like spending an afternoon in the world's lamest haunted house. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2006
2/5 20% La mujer de mi hermano (2006) if a movie ever needed a gratuitous shot of a breast or a bare a** it's La Mujer de Mi Hermano - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2006
2/5 34% The Sentinel (2006) sleepy - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2006
3.5/5 11% The Benchwarmers (2006) revels in its freak tendencies - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2006
3/5 93% Moonstruck (1987) spends so much time reminding us what a quaint and cute little movie we're watching that our interest isn't required - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2006
3.5/5 58% The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005) Moore delivers one of the best performances of 2005. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2006
2/5 26% The Shaggy Dog (2006) I now know what comedy in hell is like. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2006
1/5 7% Date Movie (2006) It's terrible. It's awful. It's terawful. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2006
2/5 72% Eight Below (2006) Call the movie "uninspired by a true story." - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2006
4/5 73% Nanny McPhee (2006) Thank you, Nanny McPhee, for restoring my faith in the family movie - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2006
1.5/5 40% End of the Spear (2006) devoid of suspense and resonance - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2006
2.5/5 94% Ushpizin (2005) has educational value, but it's the wrong kind - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 31, 2005
2/5 40% The Ringer (2005) a marshmallow script that takes no risks with the material - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2005
3.5/5 90% Professione: reporter (The Passenger) (1975) If you're willing to wait and give it a little bit of effort, Antonioni offers a life lesson - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2005
2.5/5 42% Just Friends (2005) Maybe in this case, Chris and Jamie just being friends wasn't such a bad idea. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2005
3/5 26% The Legend of Zorro (2005) After a seven year wait and a successful foundation, the audience deserves a little more than this - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2005
4/5 77% Little Manhattan (2005) it isn't about kids playing dress-up and talking like world-weary grown-ups. It's about knowing the right time to hold someone's hand - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2005
2/5 22% Two for the Money (2005) Gilroy loads up his script with more junk than a portly teenager at a TCBY toppings station - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2005
2/5 63% The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005) not a feel-good, root-for-the-underdog movie, but a caricature of one - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2005
1.5/5 65% Roll Bounce (2005) as much a recollection of a simpler time or of growing up amidst a post-'60s backdrop as MTV's vacant reality show The 70's House - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2005
1/5 11% Venom (2005) dead from scene one - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2005
2/5 6% Underclassman (2005) Underclassman isn't bad, it's just lazy - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2005