For 272 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 62% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 34% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 7 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Peter Stack's Scores

  • Movies
Average review score: 66
Highest review score: 100 Fargo
Lowest review score: 0 Bio-Dome
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 30 out of 272
272 movie reviews
    • 33 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    The movie is a mess of bits and pieces that try to gel but don't. Still, it is stupidly fun.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    Surprisingly dull and predictable in its characterizations.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    A mixed bag concocted with an almost willful aim to be quaint and a little arty, but one with small wonders poking through its soft, somewhat plain fabric. [06 May 1994]
    • 33 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    Stupid yet cogent, High School High is a rapid-fire gag machine that's dopey enough to get belly laughs and smart enough to earn a C-plus as engaging entertainment.
    • 32 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    A joyous, hilarious send-up of rock star pretensions and an enchanting celebration of "girl power" in pop culture.
    • 31 Metascore
    • 75 Peter Stack
    Score it big-time inane but a load of fun.
    • 30 Metascore
    • 38 Peter Stack
    Sloshes between comedy and drama, never quite hitting stride as either.
    • 29 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    Watching this film is a little like wallowing in warm surf with soft pop music wafting in the breeze.
    • 29 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    Still, it's almost impossible to entirely wreck this great chestnut of Broadway and film. Thanks mostly to the terrific songs, the new version has transporting moments. [20 March 1999, Daily Notebook, p.B1]
    • 29 Metascore
    • 25 Peter Stack
    The dragging pace is one of several agonizing defects in this bloated sci-fi action drama.
    • 28 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    Could have used more dramatic energy, maybe at the expense of some of that gorgeous scenery.
    • 27 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    Fast falls from interestingly loopy to tiresome.
    • 27 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    Vampire in Brooklyn is neither funny nor frightening and comes up a tedious middle-road hybrid from veteran scaremeister Wes Craven, who directed.
    • 27 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    Problem Child is a beautiful example of what junk entertainment can be with a smattering of brains behind it. While it hangs there as a monument to audience idiocy, it also lets you have a wallow in fun. You leave thinking there have been worse things on which to spend your time and money. [28 July 1990, p.C3]
    • 25 Metascore
    • 75 Peter Stack
    A perfect vehicle for Robin Williams. He again plays the compassionate, manic clown that has been his main character throughout his movie career. And audiences love his wild end runs.
    • 25 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    Decidedly lowbrow.
    • 24 Metascore
    • 25 Peter Stack
    So inept it's almost entertaining.
    • 23 Metascore
    • 25 Peter Stack
    (Driver) is stuck in a mess of a movie that suffers from awkward writing, a plot with major disconnects in plausibility, an annoyingly screechy kid character and cheesy production values.
    • 22 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    It is aimed primarily at children, and its affectionate treatment of animals is certain to please most of them.
    • 22 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    An unblushing sex farce often so raw it might make even fairly open-minded people feel a bit uncomfortable.
    • 21 Metascore
    • 25 Peter Stack
    An overstuffed, underfed numbskull movie.
    • 20 Metascore
    • 25 Peter Stack
    Has an unrelenting staccato quality. Some would say a jackhammer quality.
    • 19 Metascore
    • 25 Peter Stack
    A feeble excuse for a movie.
    • 19 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    Though predictable, isn't half bad.
    • 16 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    Schlock, but amusing schlock.
    • 16 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    The Beverly Hills Cop formula shows serious signs of wear in its third outing as Eddie Murphy tries desperately to hold onto his tough-guy, mock-grin edge while screenwriters and director John Landis do little more than stir-fry lame gags with furious but tiresome fusilades of gunfire. [25 May 1994, p.E1]
    • 15 Metascore
    • 25 Peter Stack
    It's a shame Arnold is stuck on the loudmouth clod schtick, because there are moments he's downright pleasant on screen. But in Carpool, these moments are kept to a minimum.
    • 14 Metascore
    • 38 Peter Stack
    Mixed Nuts, opening today at Bay Area movie theaters, is laced generously with chuckles, though it neglects one little detail that helps make movies satisfying: a plot. [21 Dec 1994, p.E1]
    • 13 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    A pleasant addition to the time-honored genre of terminally cute youth romance movies, roughly equivalent to staring at a saccharine greeting card for a while.
    • 11 Metascore
    • 50 Peter Stack
    Its dazzling special effects make its combatants flip and fly, spin and soar, all the while punching and kicking each other like jackhammers, only to leave viewers utterly unmoved.