Chris Hewitt (1)

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For 55 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 60% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 37% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Chris Hewitt (1)'s Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 64
Highest review score: 100 All Is Lost
Lowest review score: 20 AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 55
  2. Negative: 4 out of 55
55 movie reviews
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Chris Hewitt (1)
    It's been twelve years since "Titanic," but the King of the World has returned with a flawed but fantastic tour de force that, taken on its merits as a film, especially in two dimensions, warrants four stars. However, if you can wrap a pair of 3D glasses round your peepers, this becomes a transcendent, full-on five-star experience that's the closest we'll ever come to setting foot on a strange new world. Just don't leave it so long next time, eh, Jim?
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Chris Hewitt (1)
    The comedy is never indulged at the expense of the plot, which flies off in genuinely unexpected directions, culminating in a boundlessly inventive funfair chase sequence.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 100 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Marmaladen with gloriously silly jokes, pitch-perfect performances and incidental detail, this is a warm, witty and wondrously inventive great big bear-hug of a movie.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 100 Chris Hewitt (1)
    A ridiculously entertaining, perfectly paced, ultra-violent cinematic rush that kicks the places other movies struggle to reach.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Chris Hewitt (1)
    A triumph of pure cinema and wonderful visual storytelling from Chandor, who must now be considered the real deal, while Redford is sublime in what could well be the performance of his career.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    While it may blunder down the odd comedy cul-de-sac, Madagascar 3 is often inspired and very, very funny.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Blomkamp’s prawn cocktail has more than enough stylistic chutzpah and originality to make District 9 an essential date.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Guaranteed to offend, but also guaranteed to leave you in spasms of laughter.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Jurassic World is fresh and thrilling, and while it often tips its hat to the original, it’s not a slavish copy, introducing more than enough new wrinkles into the prehistoric playbook to launch a new wave of sequels.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Rudimentary plot and merely decent gags aside, this is the finest DreamWorks Animation effort since the first Shrek, chiefly because of its astonishing visuals and kinetic kung fu sequences.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    For a movie that has dark in its title, and which is — yes! — darker (people die, Asgard is grimier, as befitting Alan Taylor’s Game Of Thrones heritage), Thor 2.0 is consistently amusing.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Charming and uplifting.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Turn off the snark-o-meter, and this is a return to form for Marvel, introducing a new hero we'll be happy to see again in, oh, about a year or so.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    A welcome return to live-action filmmaking for Zemeckis, who hasn't lost his knack for a brilliant shot or for extracting great performances. It may not exactly be a first-class experience throughout, but there's nothing wrong with premium economy.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    With a confidence typical of its director, the last line of Inglourious Basterds is, "This might just be my masterpiece." While that may not be true, this is an often dazzling movie that sees QT back on exhilarating form.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Extremely enjoyable. Although it’s a little tonally unsure, whenever Hanks and Hoffman are on screen, any misgivings are forgiven.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Broader and more accessible than either "Shaun Of The Dead" or "Hot Fuzz," Paul is pure Pegg and Frost - clever, cheeky and very, very funny. You'll never look at E. T. in the same way again.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    The Fannytastic Four leave us on a poo-flecked, piss-soaked, sun-burned high that more than overcomes its familiar flaws to become a real contender for the year’s funniest film.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    You can beat the house and you can break the bank, but sequels always get long odds on defeating the law of diminishing returns – yet Ocean's Thirteen just about pulls it off.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Perhaps the riskiest mainstream movie in years, Vaughn’s love letter to spy movies may be uneven in places, but it’s ultra-violent, envelope-pushing, and fun enough to overcome the flaws.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Thrilling and often hilarious, it’s good to see one of Hollywood’s most inventive directors fully reinvigorated. On this form, Spider-Man 4 should be a belter.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Manages to gain classic comic book feature status through a combination of great stunts and a great human angle.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Arguably the best teen comedy since Clueless, it's easy to give this one an A. Well, A-.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Chris Hewitt (1)
    It’s not a perfect film by any means, but it’s incredibly powerful and often moving, anchored by an awards-worthy performance from Oyelowo.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 60 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Overlong and often overcooked, this is nevertheless a relative return to form for Diesel as the fiendish Furyan.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 60 Chris Hewitt (1)
    It's nothing more than an enjoyable, ridiculously macho B-movie romp, but it's derson' best movie since the underrated Event Horizon. Perhaps, at long last, he' starting to find his - yep - top gear.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 60 Chris Hewitt (1)
    An improvement on the last outing for Jackman’s not-so-merry mutant. If only it trusted enough in its unique setting to forgo a descent into aggressively awful formula.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 60 Chris Hewitt (1)
    It's no Anchorman, but it's several steps in the right direction.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Chris Hewitt (1)
    With Neeson on fine form and an encouraging start, it’s a shame that this gritty crime drama feels the need to erupt into a full-blown action movie by the end.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 60 Chris Hewitt (1)
    Broader than Bad Santa and less consistently funny, it's still gleefully rude, crude and often a lot of fun.

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