Mark R. Leeper

Agrees with the Tomatometer 76% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
9/10 91% 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 60% 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 78% 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 93% 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 55% 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 82% 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 95% 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 96% 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 72% 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
5/10 40% The Scribbler (2014) " The film exudes a grunge look and a grunge feel while it shifts gears and genres. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 17, 2014
8/10 82% The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden (2014) " holds the viewer and compels him " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 5, 2014
7/10 100% Rocks in my Pockets (2014) " If the film offers any ray of hope in the so bleak world of this film it is references to the speaker now living in New York, having escaped the desolate world of Latvia for a second chance in the New World. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 1, 2014
7/10 68% The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) " The film is strong if unsurprising and does exactly what the filmmakers and the audience wanted it to do. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Aug 18, 2014
5/10 7% Septic Man (2014) " Some of the same team who created the very original PONTYPOOL (2008) is back, though it is with an idea not so original and not nearly so satisfying. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Aug 8, 2014
7/10 No Score Yet Wet Behind The Ears (2014) " Copeland manages to keep the film going and under control until he needs to end his story. Then the film flies completely off the rails. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 24, 2014
6/10 47% Aftermath (2014) " It is clear there is only one realistic place that this film can be going. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 20, 2014
9/10 95% Particle Fever (2014) " This is a film that feeds the imagination and is the most exciting documentary so far in 2014. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 15, 2014
7/10 90% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014) " More intelligence and less fighting could have made this a better film. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 13, 2014
6/10 No Score Yet GreasePaint (2013) " GREASEPAINT gives us a look behind the painted faces, the bright red noses, and the giant grins to see what the clowns are really thinking about. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 10, 2014
7/10 80% Redwood Highway (2014) " worth the trip to appreciate the acting " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jun 30, 2014
6/10 63% Rigor Mortis (2014) " A victory of visual images over plotting " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jun 18, 2014
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