Deadline Hollywood Daily

Deadline Hollywood Daily is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Dominic Patten, Pete Hammond
Rating Title/Year Author
4/5 Ordinary Love (2019) Pete Hammond Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville are superb together in this touching love story about a couple whose marriage is thrown into crisis by a cancer diagnosis. EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2020
4/5 A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019) Pete Hammond The residents of Mossy Bottom Farm are at it again in this Spielbergian takeoff and it comes as welcome and smart family entertainment. EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2020
2/5 Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Pete Hammond Nostalgia for a 90's video game icon plus a vintage Jim Carrey performance just isn't enough. EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2020
4/5 Downhill (2020) Pete Hammond Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell deliver the goods and bring a fresh take to smart english language remake of a Swedish gem. EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2020
3.5/5 Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Pete Hammond Margot Robbie and posse deliver some serious girl power and a whole lot of fun to this DC Franchise Comic Book movie that is a total blast. EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2020
4/5 The Assistant (2019) Pete Hammond Julia Garner shines in this piercing and timely roman a clef on the Harvey Weinstein scandals. EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2020
2.5/5 The Rhythm Section (2020) Pete Hammond Blake Lively is excellent and the saving grace of this by-the-numbers thriller but The Rhythm Section itself is off by several beats. EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2020
4/5 The Last Full Measure (2020) Pete Hammond All all star cast excels in this inspiring true story about forgotten heroism and doing the right thing to rectify wrongs. EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2020
3.5/5 Bad Boys for Life (2020) Pete Hammond Will Smith and Martin Lawrence bring all the right stuff to this long-gestating sequel. EDIT
Posted Jan 18, 2020
2/5 Dolittle (2020) Pete Hammond Robert Downey Jr. Talks to the animals but doesn't much of anything interesting to say. EDIT
Posted Jan 18, 2020
1.5/5 Like a Boss (2020) Pete Hammond Despite the best efforts of Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne, Like A Boss strains for laughs and rarely gets them. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
2/5 Underwater (2020) Pete Hammond Kristen Stewart sinks along with everyone else in this blatant 'Alien' ripoff. EDIT
Posted Jan 9, 2020
4/5 Little Women (2019) Pete Hammond Greta Gerwig proves there WAS a need for a new version of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, and she has done it proud. EDIT
Posted Dec 22, 2019
3.5/5 Just Mercy (2019) Pete Hammond Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx give powerful performances in a compelling new true story set on Death Row , Alabama. EDIT
Posted Dec 22, 2019
5/5 1917 (2019) Pete Hammond Sam Mendes' epic WWI drama is a towering achievement in so many ways . A remarkable film that looks like no other. EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2019
3.5/5 Spies in Disguise (2019) Pete Hammond Absolutely hilarious toon sees Will Smith getting his best Bond on as he plays a superspy who becomes a pigeon! EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2019
3.5/5 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Pete Hammond J.J. Abrams throws everything against the way and the good news is much of it sticks. EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2019
4/5 Cats (2019) Pete Hammond Sensational performances from Jennifer Hudson to Taylor Swift to Ian McKellen to Judi Dench help make this entertaining adaptation hit all the right notes. EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2019
Deadwood: The Movie (2019) Dominic Patten With [David] Milch's words... [Ian] MacShane still raises f'ing and blinding to a poetic art. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2019
5/5 Richard Jewell (2019) Pete Hammond Clint Eastwood's remarkable and compelling true story about the false accusations that nearly destroyed Richard Jewell's life features a great cast and a warning for our own times where this sad story has become all too relevant and still possible. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2019
5/5 Bombshell (2019) Pete Hammond A timely, pertinent, entertaining , and important movie that blasts opens the doors of the Roger Ailes Fox News Channel sexual harrassment scandal in which a group of women bring him down. Superbly made and acted. A must see for our times. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2019
The Aeronauts (2019) Pete Hammond A rousing good time at the movies for the entire family. EDIT
Posted Dec 6, 2019
3.5/5 Frozen II (2019) Pete Hammond Disney's hottest 'toon is back for a sequel that is not quite as magical as the first but still blissfully musical. EDIT
Posted Dec 1, 2019
4.5/5 A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) Pete Hammond Tom Hanks is perfect , and so is Matthew Rhys in a beautiful new film that urges kindness and compassion for each other. The movie we need right now. EDIT
Posted Dec 1, 2019
5/5 The Two Popes (2019) Pete Hammond Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce are divinely great together in the splendid and literate The Two Popes. EDIT
Posted Dec 1, 2019
4/5 Knives Out (2019) Pete Hammond Daniel Craig is terrific leading an all star cast in fiendishly clever and entertaining murder mystery with a whole bag of new tricks that might surprise even Agatha Christie. EDIT
Posted Dec 1, 2019
3/5 Queen & Slim (2019) Pete Hammond Racially Charged Love Story recalls Thelma And Louise and Bonnie And Clyde but tells its own often moving tale that is timely and compelling. EDIT
Posted Dec 1, 2019
4/5 Dark Waters (2019) Pete Hammond Mark Ruffalo is excellent as a heroic whistleblower in this powerful , timely, and disturbing must-see movie. EDIT
Posted Nov 22, 2019
4/5 The Report (2019) Pete Hammond Adam Driver stars in a timely and potent real life political thriller that blows the roof of Washington D.C. and should be seen by everyone who fears for the direction of our government today. EDIT
Posted Nov 17, 2019
4/5 Waves (2019) Pete Hammond Sterling K. Brown heads a family in crisis in riveting drama that leaves you shaken AND stirred. EDIT
Posted Nov 17, 2019
5/5 Ford v Ferrari (2019) Pete Hammond Matt Damon and Christian Bale excel in racing picture with a winning formula. EDIT
Posted Nov 17, 2019
4/5 The Good Liar (2019) Pete Hammond Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren are superb in a twist-filled suspense thriller that is worthy of Hitchcock. EDIT
Posted Nov 12, 2019
5/5 Marriage Story (2019) Pete Hammond Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson are superb in Noah Baumbach's funny/sad love story about a divorce. EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
4/5 Honey Boy (2019) Pete Hammond Shia LaBeouf emerges triumphant writing and starring in film inspired by his own complex life. EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
2.5 Doctor Sleep (2019) Pete Hammond Ewan MacGregor and Rebecca Ferguson 'shine' but this Stephen King sequel is a mixed bag, despite a dazzling re-creation of the Overlook Hotel. EDIT
Posted Nov 4, 2019
4/5 Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Pete Hammond Edward Norton's stylish and terrific 50's New York noir is not only entertaining in the great gumshoe tradition , but highly resonant for today's audiences. EDIT
Posted Oct 30, 2019
4/5 Watson (2019) Pete Hammond A Thrilling and provocative documentary on Paul Watson , founder of the Sea Shepherd , puts the fight for conservation and life in our oceans in exciting ways that just may stun you. EDIT
Posted Oct 30, 2019
4/5 The Current War (2017) Pete Hammond Benedict Cumberbatch lights up the screen as Thomas Edison in a smart and entertaining historical drama now getting a second chance to shine. EDIT
Posted Oct 23, 2019
3.5/5 The Lighthouse (2019) Pete Hammond Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson act up a storm in a wild descent into madness. Thank god for Black and White movies. EDIT
Posted Oct 20, 2019
3/5 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Pete Hammond Angelina Jolie has a bag of cinematic CGI treats just in time for Halloween in this sequel to her 2014 hit live action version of Sleeping Beauty. This ain't your mother's Disney princess movie. EDIT
Posted Oct 18, 2019
4/5 Jojo Rabbit (2019) Pete Hammond Taika Waititi's Nazi Satire Packs A Powerful Punch And Does It With Laughs. EDIT
Posted Oct 17, 2019
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019) Dominic Patten No need to go into a sub textual read or get caught in the minutia, but El Camino is a script that should have stayed a dream and nothing more. EDIT
Posted Oct 11, 2019
3/5 The Addams Family (2019) Pete Hammond Creepy, kooky, spooky and altogether ooky fun for longtime fans and new ones just discovering this unique family dynamic for the first time. EDIT
Posted Oct 10, 2019
2.5/5 Gemini Man (2019) Pete Hammond You get two Will Smiths for the price of one in Ang Lee's gimmicky action thriller, but the high frame rates and pedantic script undercut a good performance. EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2019
5/5 Parasite (2019) Pete Hammond Bong Joon Ho's Cannes Film Festival winner is a flat out masterpiece. EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2019
4/5 Dolor y gloria (2019) Pete Hammond Antonio Banderas gives a career-best performance in Pedro Almodovar's most personal film yet. EDIT
Posted Oct 6, 2019
2.5 Lucy in the Sky (2019) Pete Hammond Natalie Portman gives it her all in uneven and pretty wacko space melodrama, but other than that there is not much to ponder in this "inspired by a true story" movie. EDIT
Posted Oct 6, 2019
4/5 The Irishman (2019) Pete Hammond Martin Scorsese gets the old gang back together in a mob movie that serves as a beautiful coda for a cinematic life of crime. EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2019
4/5 Dolemite Is My Name (2019) Pete Hammond Eddie Murphy takes on his first-ever biopic role playing the real life Rudy Ray Moore in this wild ride of a movie that sees Eddie back on top. EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2019
4/5 Judy (2019) Pete Hammond Renee Zellweger in a remarkable performance brilliantly channels Judy Garland and discovers the human being we never really knew. EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2019