Tom Huddleston
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For 90 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 38% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 57% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3.2 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Tom Huddleston's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 63
Lowest review score: 20 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 30 out of 90
  2. Negative: 3 out of 90
90 movie reviews
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Tom Huddleston
    Using home-video footage and talking-head interviews, Dinosaur 13 dramatically depicts the thrill of archaeological discovery. But the overbearing soundtrack and shots of weeping palaeontologists do feel a touch manipulative.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Tom Huddleston
    Folman’s vision is just too personal and obtuse, and the result can feel rather like watching someone else drop acid, enjoying their giddy descriptions of all the pretty colours but unable to fully engage.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    As ever with this series, the shocks are cheap but effective, and the shaky-cam aesthetic adds an unsettling layer of realism (if you’re willing to overlook the innate ridiculousness of the film-everything concept).
    • 40 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    With some dire blue-screen effects, dizzying tonal instability and a total absence of suspense or originality, "Wolverine" is something of a disaster.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    The Lone Ranger is content to simply pull another western trope out of the bag – the honky-tonk whorehouse, the ranch raid, the cavalry charge – give it a CGI spit-and-polish, and chuck it in the general direction of the audience. The result is frustrating, lazy and lifeless.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    The film overdoes it with the awkward, unconvincing re-enactments, many starring the director himself. The result will amuse hardcore Cash fans, but few others.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    The aliens are unscary and easily despatched, Vin’s too silent to be interesting, and the other characters – a gang of bounty hunters on Riddick’s trail – are either dull or offensive.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    Escape Pla’ would have made a perfect vehicle for, say, a Chuck Norris or even a Jean-Claude Van Damme. But these two redoubtable, enormously watchable old-school heroes deserve better.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    This is tame, lifeless stuff.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    A potentially gripping study of the fallout from the JFK assassination as experienced by his doctors, secret service agents and the man who famously photographed the incident is rendered tame by a combination of flat writing and overly busy storytelling.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    It’s a shame, because there’s a good, solid documentary to be made about this fascinating, enormously talented, slightly self-congratulatory little man and his unmistakeable ouevre.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    This feature-length Mr Peabody and Sherman is by no means unbearable: there are a few decent gags, and the episodic plot just about manages to hold the interest. But there’s little here for any but the most easy-to-please youngsters.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    When the best one can say about a movie is that it’s pyrotechnically impressive, something important is missing. In this case it’s tension, originality and memorable characters.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    This microbudget indie about a pair of brothers in small-town USA looks great, sports strong performances and doesn’t outstay its welcome. But it’s impossible to shake the feeling that we’ve seen all this before, and better.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    There’s too much story to cram into one film, with the result that the three surly teenagers themselves – who would have made far more compelling central characters – are pushed to the side. And with their own legal team surely keeping a close watch, Egoyan and his scriptwriters are unable to point fingers in any meaningful way. A missed opportunity.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    Psychologists would doubtless have a field day with the film’s lumpy brew of semi-incestuous paternal angst, midlife machismo, all-American dick-swinging and moderate racism, but we imagine most of them are too busy to waste two hours on this sludge.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    Strap on your swordbelt, buckle your sandals and oil up your rippling six-pack, because here comes yet another interminable, CGI-drenched mythic mish-mash with far more money than brain cells.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    Extreme cinema aficionados will doubtless get major kicks from Moebius. For others, the cumulative shocks are likely to induce weariness and boredom.
    • 35 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    Thank the gods of war for Antonio Banderas, who single-handedly steals (and almost saves) the show as a loquacious assassin.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 40 Tom Huddleston
    The soundtrack is crammed with ’60s and ’70s pop gems – several of them instantly familiar from Scorsese’s movies – while the colour palette is all muted corduroy brown and rainy urban grey. The result is less a homage than a slavish, overproduced cover version, lacking all the spark and integrity of the original.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 20 Tom Huddleston
    There’s really nothing to recommend ‘Sea of Monsters’: the young cast are smug and forgettable; the action sequences barely get going before they’re over; and the whole affair is riddled with product placement and pop cultural references – one girl even seems to possess a magic iPad. Keep the kids at home
    • 51 Metascore
    • 20 Tom Huddleston
    How Knight and Crowley managed to persuade such upstanding actors – not to mention Jim Broadbent, Anne-Marie Duff, Ciaran Hinds and Riz Ahmed – to take part in this fiasco is destined to remain a mystery. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Trite.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 20 Tom Huddleston
    That a film in 2014 can still get away with depicting all women as either dumb, hapless sluts or ball-busting harridans is frankly unbelievable.