For 1,685 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 72% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 26% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 10.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Steven Rea's Scores

  • Movies
Average review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Her
Lowest review score: 0 A Little Bit of Heaven
Score distribution:
1,685 movie reviews
    • 30 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Profoundly knuckleheaded.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    A riotously awful biopic rife with stereotypes and boxing movie cliches, Against the Ropes represents -- among other things -- a woeful turn in its star's career.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    A slasher spoof of sorts, except that unlike the "Scream" pics, scant effort seems to have gone into the spoofing aspect of the story.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    What Never Die Alone is is a hackneyed tale of vengeance set in the 'hood, teeming with stock characters, slo-mo gunplay, and rampant misogyny.
    • 24 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Where the first pic breezed along with gags and gunplay, this forced follow-up is artificial to the hilt - fueled on a kind of trying-too-hard hilarity that makes even good actors look bad.
    • 31 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Envy makes a pretty entertaining three-minute trailer. If only they'd left it at that.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Laughably predictable and lamentably unfunny, Laws of Attraction practically creaks from the effort exerted by its cast, straining to bring snap and panache to a hackneyed exercise. Sno Ball, anyone?
    • 35 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Instead of paying homage to these creepy creatures of bygone Hollywood, Sommers seems to be unwittingly lampooning them. The first few minutes of Van Helsing, shot in black and white, look like outtakes from Mel Brooks' gagfest "Young Frankenstein."
    • 38 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    An overblown hodgepodge of volcano-baked desertscapes, Egyptoid-gone-baroque architecture, and gladiator-geared storm troopers with goofy headpieces, The Chronicles of Riddick bears no resemblance to the movie that spawned its namesake.
    • 27 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Catwoman, which talks about the "duality" inside all women (wild vs. docile, rapacious vs. cuddly), does have its guilty pleasures. Most of these come courtesy of ice queen Stone.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    An unfortunate collision of earnest coming-of-age cliches and off-key acting, Evergreen almost, and certainly unintentionally, presents itself as parody.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Essentially a series of walking character sketches. The storytelling is slack and lackluster, the cliches rampant.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    The kind of glossy, Hollywood-forged waste of time that would depress even the most happily lackadaisical retiree.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Hoffman's turn as the drag queen has its endearing and comically catty moments, but Flawless' utter phoniness subsumes all efforts at honest acting.
    • 21 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    It's getting tiresome, this stuff.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    How to count the ways that Be Cool isn't? For one thing, it looks terrible: grainy, ill-lit, edited with blunt, rusty shears.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    There's nothing remotely fantastic about this Fantastic Four.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Another high school vixen movie, this one with a potty mouth (the vixen) and pretensions of social commentary (the movie), Pretty Persuasion brings to mind a number of other titles, all better.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Domino is less a movie than a hyperkinetic slide show - presented during a nuclear attack.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    A fairly dreadful melodrama drenched in self-pity.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    This tale of a white mother's kid gone missing in a black New Jersey neighborhood - and the tensions and news media attention that ensue - is pretty much pure jive.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Apocalyptically awful romantic comedy.
    • 26 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Basic Instinct 2 is supposed to help Stone show it's possible for a woman to be sexy in her late 40s. But it's Rampling - who is 60 - who comes off as the more provocative and alluring. Stone's purring, snarling, bedroom kink is embarrassing.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Icky, incoherent thriller.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    By the end of the film's two-hour stream of Be-Here-Now-isms, anyone left in the audience will be wanting to yell, "Put a sock in it!" to old Soc.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    If the moral of Click is a stop-and-smell-the-roses bromide about how family comes first, the real message of this sappy, potty-mouthed seriocomedy is that a steady diet of Drakes and Hostesses will do you no good.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    "The Godfather" without Brando, "GoodFellas" without Scorsese, "The Sopranos" without Gandolfini - 10th & Wolf is all that, and less.
    • 29 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Trapped between edgy art flick and exploitation psychothriller, The Quiet manages to be neither, and manages to be pretty awful in the bargain.
    • 26 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    A mix of "Alice in Wonderland" and William S. Burroughs, "Psycho" and the psychotic. It's pretty much a squirmy experience all around.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 38 Steven Rea
    Tobey Maguire, terribly miscast and squeaky (that voice - it belongs to a kid!).