Marty Mapes

Marty Mapes

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

Biography:
Marty Mapes is a web developer by day. He has a B.F.A. in film from the University of Colorado.
Favorites:
FAVORITE MOVIES (as of 1998): Koyaanisqatsi (1981, Godfrey Reggio), Mr. Hulot's Holiday (1953, Jacques Tati), and Local Hero (1983, Bill Forsythe)
Publications:
Movie Habit
Critics' Group:
Online Film Critics Society
Total Reviews:
1220
Total QuickRatings:
18
Location:
Boulder, Colorado

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/4 94% The Dog (2014) " At its best when Wojtowicz is unleashed " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Oct 17, 2014
3/4 85% The Good Lie (2014) " Charismatic leads and a good heart prove enough for tale of Lost Boys " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Oct 17, 2014
4/4 81% Fury (2014) " Pitt, in peak form, leads a tank crew through war and domesticity " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Oct 17, 2014
2.5/4 29% Autómata (2014) " Too many thoughts, not enough focus in this neatly realized futurist film " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Oct 13, 2014
3.5/4 No Score Yet What If " Radcliffe, Kazan, and a good screenplay make it a sparkling, refreshing romantic comedy " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Oct 12, 2014
2/4 No Score Yet Stonehearst Asylum (2014) " Edwardian thriller offers formula instead of vision " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Oct 12, 2014
2.5/4 86% The Trip To Italy (2014) " We asked for more, and we got it. But maybe two is enough. " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Oct 12, 2014
4/4 93% Frank (2014) " There's more to the absurd than just amusement " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Oct 12, 2014
2.5/4 No Score Yet The Closed Circuit " Shocking recent corruption in Poland makes for a tense political thriller " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 23, 2014
2/4 82% The Double (2014) " Dystopian bureacracy lacks the grandeur of Brazil and the warmth of Jeunet/Caro " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 23, 2014
2.5/4 No Score Yet Spies & Glistrup (Sex, Drugs & Taxation) " Real-life cads live large and give offense in swinging '60s Denmark " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 15, 2014
3/4 81% If You Build It (2014) " Unorthodox shop class says if you build it, it will mean something to you " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 15, 2014
2.5/4 62% Grigris (2014) " Démé deserves to be showcased like Keaton or Kelly " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 15, 2014
2.5/4 67% How I Live Now (2013) " Saoirse Ronan supplies what the screenwriters do not " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 15, 2014
3/4 84% The Armstrong Lie (2013) " The lie is the least of it in Gibney's personal documentary " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 15, 2014
92% The Retrieval (2014) " It's no 12 Years a Slave but this is you how make a good film on a small budget " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 15, 2014
No Score Yet Dziewczyna z szafy (The Girl from the Wardrobe) " Quirky, moody Polish film recalls Jeunet/Caro " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 15, 2014
2/4 No Score Yet Tricked (2013) " Can the wisdom of the crowds work for screenwriting too? " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 15, 2014
3/4 90% Paradise: Hope (2013) " Funny, tense conclusion to Seidl's provocative Paradise trilogy " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 15, 2014
73% Neighbors (2014) " A grossout comedy that parties hard " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 15, 2014
3/4 73% Young & Beautiful (Jeune Et Jolie) (2014) " Ozon's male gaze peers at a middle-class high-school girl selling sex to older men " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 15, 2014
2/4 54% Fading Gigolo (2014) " Turturro's ensemble comedy/drama makes the unlikely, pluasible " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted May 15, 2014
2/4 98% The Rocket (2014) " Inescapeable hopelessness turns out to be neither " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Apr 18, 2014
4/4 86% Under the Skin (2014) " A fascinating mystery that works emotionally and visually " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Apr 18, 2014
3.5/4 87% Like Father, Like Son (2014) " A heartfelt charmer from Director Kore-eda overcomes its contrived plot point " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Mar 23, 2014
3/4 96% The Lunchbox (2014) " Palatable, but not very spicy or exotic " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Mar 23, 2014
3.5/4 97% Ernest & Célestine (2014) " Out-charms both Frozen and The Wind Rises " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Mar 21, 2014
3/4 92% The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) " Whrilwind storytelling leaves the emotional core behind " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Mar 21, 2014
2.5/4 60% Non-Stop (2014) " Offers some suspense, but a suspension of disbelief is required " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Mar 7, 2014
3.5/4 No Score Yet Moebius (1996) " A wrenching tragedy from Kim Ki-duk, with an audience appeal of nearly zero " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Mar 7, 2014
69% Visitors (2014) " An engaging experiment for the first hour " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Mar 7, 2014
3/4 89% The Wind Rises (2014) " An engineer pursues his dreams in Miyazaki's latest (and hopefully not last) " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Mar 7, 2014
2.5/4 91% Omar (2014) " Multi-faceted, thought-provoking Palestinian film could have used more heart, less brain " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Mar 7, 2014
3.5/4 No Score Yet Uranium Drive-In (2014) " Colorado fight between commerce and environmentalism resonates across America " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 31, 2014
3.5/4 80% I Used To Be Darker (2013) " Slow scenes at the beginning turn into the pace of life " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 31, 2014
2.5/4 34% Labor Day (2014) " Tension and sensuality work in otherwise obvious tale " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 31, 2014
3/4 82% Hide Your Smiling Faces (2014) " Puberty and death haunt a rural New England summer " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 9, 2014
100% Ilo Ilo (2014) " "Nice" film about new Filipina nanny in Singapore deeper than it looks " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 9, 2014
3/4 89% Le Week-End (2014) " Deeper, darker, and more intersting than lightweight British fluff " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 9, 2014
3.5/4 91% The Great Beauty (2013) " Frenetic portrait of Rome's elite recalls La Dolce Vita and Ulysses " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 2, 2014
91% Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?: An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky (2013) " Personal animated interview not likely to answer your questions " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 2, 2014
3.5/4 94% Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) " Mythic tale of artistic rejection in the 1960s folk scene " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 2, 2014
2.5/4 91% Blue Is The Warmest Color (2013) " Except for the elephant in the room, a decent portrait of a relationship " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 2, 2014
3/4 93% American Hustle (2013) " Russell opts for chaos over clarity and love over work " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 2, 2014
3.5/4 74% The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013) " Cinema as spectacle, fantastic and fun " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 2, 2014
3.5/4 98% Before Midnight (2013) " Like the Up series, a return to visit old friends " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 1, 2013
2.5/4 72% Somewhere (2010) " Don't cry for the movie star, even if they don't have the glamorous life you imagine " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 1, 2013
2.5/4 72% Winter in Wartime (2011) " A child-witness-to-war movie gets lost in a convention-driven screenplay " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 1, 2013
3/4 93% All Is Lost (2013) " Redford sails alone, but no man is an island " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 1, 2013
2.5/4 34% The Counselor (2013) " Bleak Counselor is more Cormac than Ridley " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 1, 2013
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