Mark R. Leeper

Agrees with the Tomatometer 76% of the time.

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 1865
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
8/10 32% Lullaby (2014) "The film has a powerhouse cast, perhaps more than was needed to make the drama work. But the drama is completely engaging. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jun 9, 2014
7/10 No Score Yet Kids-R (2014) "It is not about kids' rights, but adoptive parents lack of rights. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted May 26, 2014
6/10 74% Godzilla (2014) "This is a script whose drama is better than Toho's usual fare, but audiences may find the new film is dark and drab and slow a t getting to the fun. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted May 21, 2014
7/10 No Score Yet As High As The Sky (2014) "bittersweet story of loneliness and family relationships " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted May 15, 2014
7/10 89% Bears (2014) "aimed to be child-friendly and soft pedals some of the harsher realities of bear life " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted May 7, 2014
7/10 No Score Yet Living Things (2014) "Shapiro does not seem quite ready to trust his audience to reach their own conclusions. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted May 5, 2014
4/10 36% The Quiet Ones (2014) "If THE QUIET ONES is not a classic, at least it fails gracefully and the genre is better for its effort. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted May 2, 2014
6/10 No Score Yet The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959) "very much in the mold that elsewhere was doing wonders for Hammer Films. You do not need to be a fan of Hammer Films to like this movie, but it certainly helps. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Apr 6, 2014
6/10 82% Hide Your Smiling Faces (2014) "Daniel Patrick Carbone puts in so much of his resource into the texture and background of his setting that he neglects the plot. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Apr 6, 2014
6/10 No Score Yet Too Sane For This World (2011) "The film has a by-the-numbers documentary style and presents its information in a straightforward manner. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Apr 2, 2014
6/10 65% U Want Me 2 Kill Him? (2014) "Viewers may feel they have been intentionally misled. Well, they have. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 21, 2014
5/10 86% Mars (2010) "Mixing mumblecore with science fiction is original, but the resulting film demands more than it delivers " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 21, 2014
6/10 35% Odd Thomas (2014) "ODD THOMAS has the feeling of a series pilot, which is exactly what the book was for Koontz. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 26, 2014
5/10 24% HairBrained (2014) "HAIRBRAINED feels like a throwback to college comedies of 1980s cable TV. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 17, 2014
6/10 96% The LEGO Movie (2014) "I am afraid that for me this film was not quite awesome. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 17, 2014
6/10 No Score Yet Vaastu Shastra (2004) "Little in this film will feel new to American horror film fans, but at least it is a nice recombination of older ideas. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 16, 2014
6/10 20% The Tower (2012) "Don't look for character development or deep meaning, but THE TOWER is a real roller-coaster ride. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 14, 2014
7/10 89% The Wind Rises (2014) "What is more engaging is the view of life in Japan between the World Wars and Miyazaki's take on international politics. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 13, 2014
6/10 42% Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013) "the film might have been more charming with Ray Harryhausen effects than with CGI " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 12, 2014
5/10 5% The Outsider (2014) "as is frequently the case when the same person writes and directs, one talent is stronger than the other. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 26, 2014
5/10 No Score Yet Forward 13: Waking Up the American Dream (2014) "really a scattershot documentary going for breadth rather than depth in economic issues. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 25, 2014
9/10 94% Her (2013) "Iv you could zee her through my eyes ... she vouldn't look zoftvare at all. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 12, 2014
7/10 75% Lone Survivor (2014) "It would be hard to make the story any grimmer on film " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 12, 2014
6/10 78% The Banshee Chapter (2014) "ambitious horror film, but too much of the time the viewer is just waiting for something horrific to happen. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 7, 2014
8/10 77% The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) "We have to take the story's word that what Belfort did was very, very bad and forget that it looks like fun. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 30, 2013
7/10 80% Saving Mr. Banks (2013) "The viewer should expect to see long stretches of Travers being unpleasant. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 20, 2013
8/10 92% Nebraska (2013) "NEBRASKA is measured, sad, funny, and in its simplicity impressively well written. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 18, 2013
6/10 55% Man of Steel (2013) "[Zach] Snyder who made his mark with the film 300 can manipulate images but fails to bring them to life. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 18, 2013
7/10 72% Go For Sisters (2013) "While this film is not up to LONE STAR, it is an involving if low-key thriller that uses the setting with its drug gangs and illegal emigration scams as palpably as a character. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 17, 2013
4/10 No Score Yet Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (2013) "If it is a call to action it is really unclear what action is called for. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 12, 2013
7/10 89% Frozen (2013) "FROZEN is just about as intelligent as Disney musicals get. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 8, 2013
8/10 96% Enough Said (2013) "raises some serious issues of relationships " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 8, 2013
8/10 93% All Is Lost (2013) "a film of action and suspense with no guns and no villains but the sea and an inevitable death. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 8, 2013
7/10 No Score Yet Unheimliche Geschichten, (Eerie Tales) (1919) "Veidt was not yet the horror film star of Germany, but this film would go a long way to make him one. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 2, 2013
9/10 96% 12 Years a Slave (2013) "Like Steven Spielberg's LINCOLN from last year, and for which this is a good companion piece, this film is required viewing to understand the United States as it was " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 29, 2013
8/10 93% Dallas Buyers Club (2013) "With McConaughey's role in MUD followed by this role McConaughey clearly transforms himself from heartthrob to serious actor. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 19, 2013
7/10 No Score Yet This American Journey (2013) "This is an innocent project: as a rarity among documentaries, it seems to have no axe to grind. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 19, 2013
9/10 93% The Hunt (2013) "This is a serious treatment of what it is to be [accused of a sex crime], and it is much more disturbing than anything in a Hitchcock thriller. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 17, 2013
7/10 79% No Place On Earth (2013) "This is a nearly forgotten chapter of Holocaust history brought back to life by this documentary. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 13, 2013
4/10 58% Kiss Of The Damned (2013) "The screenplay is cliched and simplistic melodrama that drags even if the images and some of the operatic music quotes are lush. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 13, 2013
8/10 95% The Act Of Killing (2013) "the company films [the killers] re-enacting their murders in the style of American gangster films and lavish musicals, claiming to film them for a movie. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 6, 2013
7/10 99% Short Term 12 (2013) "incidents seem more idealized than authentic " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 6, 2013
8/10 80% Europa Report (2013) "The best science fiction films have no chases, no guns blaring, no zombies, no prosthetic makeup, and no suspension of the laws of science. This is one of the best of recent years. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 20, 2013
6/10 33% The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers (2013) "In what is hardly sufficient time, Avner gives the viewer a feel for the characters and the political policies of Levi Eshkol and Golda Meir. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 15, 2013
4/10 No Score Yet The Castle Project (2013) "not much reason to consider this as being any more than a low- budget horror film dressed as a documentary " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 8, 2013
8/10 97% Gravity (2013) "visually beautiful and the science for the most part seems on the money right down to how the spacesuits move in a weightless environment. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 6, 2013
8/10 No Score Yet Red Reign (2013) "This is a powerful film and one of the best documentaries of the year. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 29, 2013
7/10 No Score Yet Life Tracker (2013) "What the film lacks in logic and scientific plausibility it makes up for in the philosophical questions it raises. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 29, 2013
7/10 No Score Yet Lucky Express (2013) "[Fischer] declares her respect for India in the closing credits, but it seems clear the Indian government should be helping these children more than they are. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 25, 2013
7/10 No Score Yet Barbarian Days "BARBARIAN DAYS is a roughly hewn film--Damian Horan's first feature. But the subject sells itself. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 24, 2013
7/10 82% Prisoners (2013) "The plot is like a whirlpool. The more it twists the deeper it goes and the darker it gets until it has the same sense of dread as had ZODIAC and SE7EN. " ‐ Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 23, 2013
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