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 10.3 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
    • 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.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    This is Steven Soderbergh at his best delivering a gripping, chilling and powerful movie experience that will have audiences talking (and freaking out).
    • 55 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    It's a great time at the movies and a wickedly clever cinematic treat.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    This new round of toe-tapping musical numbers from the penguin population is shot in eye-poppingly gorgeous 3D.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    Put simply: Scott Pilgrim is a blast! The total package is a wildly comic journey into the head of a true original. If you are under 25 you will find all of it really, really funny.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    A smart, winning and comic, if at times bittersweet, treat.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    Although Westfeldt's sharp screenplay is mostly talk, it's very good talk.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    Really a perfect family movie.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    This film stands out as one of the year's best.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    Drive dynamically merges a terrific film noir plot with a cool retro look, evoking '60s classics like "Point Blank" and "Bullitt."
    • 55 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    Will appeal to upscale adult audiences with its mix of gorgeous Chinese locations, splendid dance sequences and compelling personal story.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    Paul is a close encounter with the comic brilliance of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost that makes going to the movies fun again.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    A highly entertaining original movie that's funny, touching and real.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    This is purely warm, wonderful, wise and hilarious family entertainment that is fantastic movie fun for everyone.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    Kids will fall in love with it as a movie treat full of heart, laughs and fantastic songs, and it could have crossover appeal as a Valentine date night treat thanks to all its pointy-hatted romance.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    The director of quirky fare with a rabid cult-like following has made a charming, magical and really funny new work about two unique young kids discovering love over one unforgettable summer, and it's the director's most accessible movie yet.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    The Perks Of Being A Wallflower is a sweet surprise, a funny, touching terrific and quite wonderful movie that gets it all right about the joys and heartbreaks of growing up circa 1991.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    Easily one of the year's best films and one of the best ever in the well-worn cop genre.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    The results are so funny and irresistible audiences are bound to be swept away into this kitty's universe.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    The entire cast is superb. Crowe's an ideal Robin Hood-born to play the role-he's fully in command but human to the core. He owns it.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    Uncomfortably tense but worth savoring, particularly because of Tilda Swinton's devastating lead performance.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    Europe's Most Wanted is so full of laughs and great characters, it's easily the best in the series. Like "Toy Story 3," the Madagascar gang just gets better with time, and this new adventure is funny, exciting and heartwarming.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    With a tour-de-force performance from James Franco and an imaginative shooting style that relies on two cameras and inventive angles, what could have been static and deadly dull comes blazingly to life in this powerful and compelling story of one man's will to survive.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    This smart and sophisticated romp takes surprising directions as it examines the creative process of writing, the delicate balance of relationships, and the mysteries of men and women.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    Savages is one of Stone's best movies with a ménage et trois love story giving some human dimension to its three young leads.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    A stirring, unforgettable motion picture experience, a superbly acted and courageous story of one woman who made a difference.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    Ultimately an inspiring, stirring and unforgettable human drama in the face of a horrifying war. It is highly recommended.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    On the heels of another revelatory turn in True Grit, Bridges is sensational again, here in a groundbreaking performance.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    With the woes of Wall Street constantly in the headlines, Oliver Stone could not have picked a better time to reignite Wall Street.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 80 Pete Hammond
    A highly entertaining and heartfelt action comedy that ought to steal more laughs than any other film this holiday season.

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