Mark Robison

Mark Robison

Agrees with the Tomatometer 82% of the time.

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

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Showing 51 - 100 of 178
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B 100% Penn & Teller - Bullshit!: The Complete First Season "Entertaining and challenging but their tactics sometimes work against them. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 8, 2004
B+ 71% Something's Gotta Give (2003) ""Something's Gotta Give" makes for good repeat viewing on DVD. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 1, 2004
B+ 94% Dirty Pretty Things (2003) "A quirky, gritty look at life in the London underworld where immigrants work crappy jobs and trade kidneys for citizenship." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Mar 25, 2004
A- 82% Matchstick Men (2003) "The characters are so good that you'll forget about the con game." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Mar 1, 2004
B 94% Journal d'un curé de campagne (Diary of a Country Priest) (1951) "Amazing direction but there are better stories of tested faith." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Mar 1, 2004
A+ 95% Lost In Translation (2003) "It captures uncapturable feelings on film." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Mar 1, 2004
A 94% American Splendor (2003) "At first it seems gimmicky, but it's really rather brilliant." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Mar 1, 2004
B+ 34% In the Cut (2003) "Interesting throughout with an intriguing female slant not seen in most steamy psycho-thrillers." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Mar 1, 2004
B+ 98% Spellbound (2002) ""Spellbound" puts you in the middle of the stressful chaos that is the National Spelling Bee." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Mar 1, 2004
A+ 97% Capturing the Friedmans (2003) "Even more compelling is the way it tackles faulty human memories." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Feb 2, 2004
A+ 100% Ikiru (Doomed) (Living) (To Live) (1956) "An unqualified masterpiece that just may be Kurosawa's best." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 15, 2004
B- 84% Swimming Pool (2003) "The twist ending is unsatisfying and the daughter's role underdeveloped (even if her body isn't)." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 15, 2004
A+ 97% La Strada (The Road) (1954) "I loved every frame from the start." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
B 40% Anything Else (2003) "A return to form for Woody Allen." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
C+ 71% Naked Lunch (1991) "There are no great scenes, just flat moments of weirdness with lots of schlorping noises." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A- 92% The Man on the Train (2003) " It's a poetic and keenly observed story." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
B+ 64% National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) "The best of the four "Vacation" movies." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A- 88% A Christmas Story (1983) "The vignettes are priceless." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A- 94% The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) "One of the top movie westerns." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A 98% Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) "A masterpiece of style." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
B 96% Winged Migration (2003) "It's a movie you sit back and marvel at." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
B+ 95% They Drive by Night (1940) "A forgotten gem." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
B 91% Dark Passage (1947) "Annoying but fun." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A- 94% High Sierra (1941) "If you like old black-and-white gangster movies where someone invariably yells "Come and get me, coppers!" you'll enjoy this." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A- 97% To Have and Have Not (1944) "The movie is basically a rip-off of "Casablanca," but it's got some marvelous dialogue and great intrigue." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
B- 85% Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary (2002) "The documentary feels like raw footage for a better film." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A 99% Finding Nemo (2003) "Each obstacle is a fabulous set piece with not-always-obvious lessons to be learned and smart, original humor." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A- 95% Le Cercle Rouge (1970) "An exercise in ultimate-cool where men follow a code of honor to wherever it might lead them." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A+ 90% Whale Rider (2003) "The movie is smart with its storytelling and delivers several powerful scenes." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
87% 28 Days Later (2003) "Loads of horrific fun." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A 100% The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) "The movie is a classic." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A 91% Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist (1997) "The film is sad and funny and flat-out fascinating." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A+ 94% Fargo (1996) "For all its blood, the movie contains large doses of humor and not a little sweetness and hope." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
D 73% The Matrix Reloaded (2003) "Most of the fight scenes are mechanical and clunky with no sense of urgency, danger or passion." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 5, 2004
A 81% Better Luck Tomorrow (2002) "Doesn't settle for easy thriller plot twists." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Oct 6, 2003
B 62% Identity (2003) ""Identity" makes for a good rainy-night rental." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 18, 2003
A 92% Halloween (1978) "It's freaking scary. After a recent viewing, I was charged with going through the house and turning on all the lights." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 18, 2003
A 100% Roger & Me (1989) "So many classic bits." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 18, 2003
A 96% Bowling for Columbine (2002) "A classic of political debate." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 18, 2003
A- 96% Raising Victor Vargas (2003) "It's fun to see the characters struggle with maintaining their tough personas while wanting to let someone into their hearts." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 18, 2003
B 93% National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) "Chevy Chase is hilarious as the dad obsessed with having a good time." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 18, 2003
B+ 83% Valley Girl (1983) "One of the better '80s teen comedies." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 18, 2003
A+ 91% Paper Moon (1973) "The film's documentary feel meshes perfectly with the sweet cynicism of the characters." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 18, 2003
A 71% All the Real Girls (2003) ""All the Real Girls" captures young love as well as any movie ever has." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 18, 2003
A+ 97% Casablanca (1942) "It improves with each viewing." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Aug 7, 2003
A 100% Jinruigaku nyumon: Erogotshi yori (The Pornographers) (1966) "Weird, funny, brilliantly directed." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Aug 7, 2003
A 100% Brother's Keeper (1992) "A wonderfully touching film filled with tension, heartache and amazing twists." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 31, 2003
B- 66% Solaris (2002) "It's an interesting movie and a good rental, but it never quite engages like it should." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 31, 2003
A- 94% The Honeymoon Killers (1970) "Creepy and memorable with a great death-by-hammer scene." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 29, 2003
A 97% Read My Lips (2002) ""Read My Lips" surprises by making the viewer care more about the characters than the plot." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 29, 2003
A- 69% May (2003) ""May" is a campy slasher-horror movie - and a classic of the style at that." ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 22, 2003
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