For 171 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 83% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 17% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 10.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Pete Hammond's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 70
Highest review score: 100 Oceans
Lowest review score: 10 Your Highness
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 5 out of 171
171 movie reviews
    • 74 Metascore
    • 100 Pete Hammond
    In terms of sheer originality, ambition and achievement, Inception is the movie of the summer, the movie of the year and the movie of our dreams.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Pete Hammond
    Narrated by Pierce Brosnan, Oceans is simply amazing at times, a truly remarkable and extraordinary journey under the sea that takes us places we have never been before.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Pete Hammond
    What MORE could audiences want from a movie than this hilarious, heartwarming entertainment for all ages?
    • 95 Metascore
    • 100 Pete Hammond
    With a thieves den of borderline-Shakespearian characters, a wickedly literate screenplay, potent direction by David Fincher, an exceptional ensemble cast and subject matter that speaks to a generation and well beyond, The Social Network is mesmerizing.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Pete Hammond
    The King's Speech is a magnificent movie treat, one of the very best pictures of the year.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Pete Hammond
    Part II gets everything right to send off Harry on a cinematic high.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Pete Hammond
    The Descendants is that rare bird, moving, enlightening, funny and unapologetically human. It's one of the year's best pictures, one to savor and think about.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Pete Hammond
    Magical and imaginative, this eye-popping masterpiece from director Martin Scorsese will transport audiences to a place they won't believe.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 100 Pete Hammond
    The timing is right for this remarkable and riveting family drama which puts a human face on the hot-button topic of immigration in such effective and emotional terms that you may never look at the subject in the same way again.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Pete Hammond
    The film's charm and delight of discovery, plus its sterling international performances, could make it a breakout hit in theaters.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Pete Hammond
    If there was any doubt Ben Affleck has turned into an exceptional director, his wildly entertaining, pulse-pounding thriller Argo will handily erase those thoughts.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    Tim Burton, plus Alice, plus 3D equals an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind movie experience. It will clean up.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    An exciting, fun and sensationally entertaining movie for everyone.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    Hilarious and heartfelt from start to finish, this is the best Shrek of them all, and that's no fairy tale.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    Campanella has laced his story with twists and turns worthy of Hitchcock and the framing device of the novel (which forces the protagonist to sort out the whole thing through writing) is ingenious.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    A rousingly funny, heartfelt and imaginative 'toon blessed with the vocal talents of Steve Carell and loaded with whimsy and smarts.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    This is a beautifully crafted and special movie to cherish, one likely to stay with you long after most of the so-called summer blockbusters have faded into memory.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    If "Heat" and "The Departed" had a baby, the result might come close to The Town, a riveting and explosive crime thriller and one of the year's best pictures.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    Smartly emphasizing Portis' quirky dialogue and dark comic tone, the Coens show the flare that made them famous.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    It's an unforgettable, moving and brilliantly acted drama that richly deserves to be seen by anyone who cherishes great filmmaking.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    Biutiful, which gets it name from a child's misspelling of the word, is in itself a beautiful, mesmerizing film and Iñárritu's masterpiece.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    A grueling, stunningly photographed story.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    Rio
    Rio is the biggest and brightest animated triumph since "Toy Story 3."
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    The holiday season just got a whole lot brighter.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    With the best use of motion capture yet, Spielberg has translated the story of the youthful Tintin, his spirited pooch Snowy and the eccentric Captain Haddock into a first class action adventure that serves as the perfect cross between "Pirates of the Caribbean" and Spielberg's own "Indiana Jones" series.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    A superb ensemble cast makes the most of the comedy's numerous detours and storylines.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    The surprisingly effective Moneyball has a smart script, solid direction and great performances.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    Woody Allen's time-travelling comedy Midnight In Paris is a valentine to Paris and an absolute delight.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    Consider it a force in the Best Animated Film Oscar race.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 90 Pete Hammond
    It's an emotional powerhouse of a film, an unforgettable and rewarding motion picture experience.