Mark R. Leeper

Mark R. Leeper

Agrees with the Tomatometer 76% of the time.

Mark R. Leeper's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
7/10 47% Dark Was The Night (2015) "The characters and their attitudes are more than just the mortar to hold the horror scenes together. Credible and involving. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 20, 2015
7/10 50% 10 Cent Pistol (2015) "Brutal and bloody, the narrative of his new film follows a twisted plot forward and backward in time, throwing off the viewer just when he thinks he has it understood. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 17, 2015
6/10 72% The Outrageous Sophie Tucker (2015) "portrait of an indomitable woman, punctuated with her songs and her monologues " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 17, 2015
7/10 79% Advantageous (2015) "ADVANTAGEOUS is a science fiction film with a much higher budget for art direction than it has for special effects. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 14, 2015
7/10 No Score Yet Caffeinated (2015) "a scattershot but loving look at coffee, its growers, its merchants, its coffee bars, its baristas, its fans who get a transcendental experience from coffee, and the exploitation of its producers. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 14, 2015
9/10 98% Inside Out (2015) "If you get tired of the ideas whizzing around you, you can just sit back and enjoy it as a pretty good Pixar animated comedy. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jun 24, 2015
6/10 71% Jurassic World (2015) "re-used dinosaurs and re-used plot. But most of us can always enjoy watching the dinosaurs. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jun 23, 2015
6/10 74% Big Game (2015) "seems to throw in a few too many incredible stunts " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jun 23, 2015
6/10 63% Days of Grace (2015) "It does have enough action to be entertaining and it will give a lot more to the viewer who can work out the style intricacies. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted May 24, 2015
6/10 98% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) "one can look at any quarter of the screen and see more action and more amusing detail than is in any three other action films this summer " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted May 20, 2015
5/10 21% The Woman in Black 2 Angel of Death (2015) "This is a ghost story that is short on both ghost and story. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted May 20, 2015
8/10 77% Time Lapse (2015) "What was a rather pedestrian "Twilight Zone" episode may have inspired this nice little fantasy thriller. That makes it well above average for time travel films. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted May 12, 2015
9/10 92% Ex Machina (2015) "When the story is all over there has been surprisingly little story told, but the viewer will have been privy to some very sophisticated philosophical ideas. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Apr 29, 2015
6/10 33% Laugh Killer Laugh (2015) "It is a grim, dark, and sometimes violent gangster film. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Apr 21, 2015
6/10 44% 1915 (2015) "I want to know more about the history of the Armenian Massacre but found myself being told of the problems producing a play in current-day Los Angeles. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Apr 19, 2015
8/10 79% 24 Days (2015) "looks at many connected issues including immigration policies, anti-Semitism, class, and police competency and prejudice " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Apr 17, 2015
5/10 86% Because I Was a Painter (2015) "This could have been an important documentary and it very nearly is already, but much of the viewing experience needs to be rethought and alterations need to be made. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Apr 17, 2015
6/10 57% The Girl Is In Trouble (2015) "holds the viewer's attention and keeps him anxious to work out the mystery. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 31, 2015
6/10 100% Undocumented Executive "Considering the controversial subject matter, the film could have been a little more original and ambitious. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 28, 2015
6/10 92% Birdman (2014) "Some of the big ideas about drama and about the viewing public hit home, and some get mired in soap opera. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 22, 2015
6/10 98% Boyhood (2014) "In the end the story just did not amount to much. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 22, 2015
9/10 69% Sleep Dealer (2009) "full of plausible evolutions of current technology with a believable if not pleasant feel for how these changes will fit into our world. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 19, 2015
8/10 88% A Most Wanted Man (2014) "Hoffman's last leading role is it own kind of spy film " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 19, 2015
5/10 0% The Walking Deceased (2015) "by the final act neither the jokes nor the plot of the film are working " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 15, 2015
6/10 58% Walter (2015) "more an extended situation than an actual story " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 8, 2015
8/10 74% Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) "has a solid sense of fun " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 17, 2015
6/10 53% Digging Up the Marrow (2015) "The viewer sees very little in the nature of special effects or special monster make-up. Green is adept in finding ways to stretch a buck letting the words create tension while delivering little visual. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 13, 2015
7/10 81% Queen and Country (2015) "entertaining enough, but military hi-jinx and romance are just not nearly as fresh a premise as was his sense-of-wonder-view of World War II through the eyes of a boy. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 12, 2015
7/10 86% Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts (2015) "One source for all the nominated films. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 29, 2015
7/10 86% Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts (2015) "One source for all the nominated films. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 29, 2015
6/10 51% Unbroken (2014) "Jolie directs with a screenplay from, among others, the Coen Brothers, but she fails to make Zamperini three-dimensional. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 19, 2015
7/10 99% Selma (2015) "has the power to enrage and enlighten " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 12, 2015
7/10 75% Pump (2014) "there is plenty in this film that informative and more that is infuriating " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 11, 2015
9/10 89% The Imitation Game (2014) "a thriller that really does thrill and at the same time draws viewers into a mathematical problem. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 30, 2014
7/10 25% Inside the Mind of Leonardo (2014) "captivating and compelling " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 19, 2014
7/10 44% Poker Night (2014) "Goes from comedy to horror to suspense. The visual story telling is tricky and the writing is even more so. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 18, 2014
7/10 98% The Babadook (2014) "This film is a fresh combination of familiar horror elements. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 10, 2014
6/10 96% A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) "The film is atmospheric, the story is hard to follow, and scenes proceed slowly punctuated with sparse dialog " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 4, 2014
6/10 70% The Immortalists (2014) "spending so much time on their admittedly eccentric personal lives--time that could have been used to explain more of the science and their particular theories and approaches--was not the best choice. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 28, 2014
8/10 85% Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2014) "The vistas of white and all the sights of the icecap make for an extraordinary and memorable film. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 24, 2014
8/10 97% Housebound (2014) "It transforms from one kind of horror film to another like it were flipping TV channels. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 13, 2014
9/10 71% Interstellar (2014) "This is probably the most audacious science fiction film anyone has ever made or even tried to make. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 9, 2014
6/10 95% Pelican Dreams (2014) "It is not as focused as WILD PARROTS and it certainly is not one of the technological wonders that cutting edge nature films have become. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 4, 2014
8/10 93% Diplomacy (2014) "promises to come down to issues of principles and ideals in conflict but does not " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 28, 2014
7/10 81% Wake Wood (2011) "The end is a little pat and the story a little too predictable, but much of the film takes a tight hold on the viewer. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 21, 2014
6/10 67% The Decent One (2014) "it is a "nice" (if that is the word) summary of Himmler's life and his "achievements" (if that is the word). " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 9, 2014
6/10 No Score Yet Hero of the Day (2014) "Keeps the viewer guessing just where the story might be going. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 28, 2014
5/10 8% Drive Hard (2014) "without films like this, cable TV would have nothing to show at 2 AM " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 26, 2014
6/10 37% Believe Me (2014) "It would be easy to come away feeling BELIEVE ME was a religious bait-and-switch with an especially Christian message. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 26, 2014
8/10 40% Field of Lost Shoes (2014) "it is a real pleasure to see a new film in which the heroes wear Civil War uniforms and not superhero spandex " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 24, 2014
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