Marty Mapes

Marty Mapes

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 81% Human Capital (2015) " Italian film weaves three lives from different social strata into a complex whole " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Apr 1, 2015
3/4 97% An Honest Liar (2015) " James Randi exposes frauds and charlatans, but is he guilty of deception too? " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Apr 1, 2015
2.5/4 98% Song Of The Sea (2014) " Magic and mysticism inhabit visual style in Moore's Irish fairy tale " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Apr 1, 2015
2/4 47% Home (2015) " A few nods and winks don't add enough adult appeal to Home " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Apr 1, 2015
3/4 No Score Yet Lake Los Angeles " Ott and crew tell a tale of two immigrants " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Feb 13, 2015
2.5/4 90% A Most Violent Year (2015) " Good performances and convincing setting; but could have used a spark to light things up " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Feb 13, 2015
3.5/4 86% The Blue Room (2014) " Even in a trial with everything at stake, we can't know what actually happened in the past " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 1, 2015
2.5/4 88% Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2015) " A little long and convoluted, but it has a good heart and an absurdist wit " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 1, 2015
97% Two Days, One Night (2014) " Dardenne brothers and Cotillard elevate writer's-exercise storyline " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 1, 2015
3/4 61% The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) " Maybe not as fun as Smaug, Battle caps Jackson's six-part masterpiece " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Jan 1, 2015
83% The Tribe (2015) " Arty, edgy, and bleak, The Tribe fails the plausibility test " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 14, 2014
3.5/4 80% 1001 Grams (2015) " Hamer brings his visual wit to lives of Norwegian precision " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 14, 2014
3.5/4 90% Wild (2014) " Engrossing story of two parts may be Witherspoon's best role yet " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 14, 2014
84% Wild Canaries (2015) " Canaries is a lark, offering chuckles and grins if you let your defenses down " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 14, 2014
3.5/4 89% The Imitation Game (2014) " Intriguing character study and exciting war drama rolled into one " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 14, 2014
3.5/4 97% Life Itself (2014) " One man changed the way a nation saw the movies " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 5, 2014
3/4 98% Boyhood (2014) " Linklater's bold experiment pays off " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 5, 2014
3.5/4 92% Force Majeure (2014) " Little fights turn into big fights when couples use their emotions as weapons " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 5, 2014
3.5/4 91% Art and Craft (2014) " An object lesson in how to make a good documentary " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 5, 2014
1.5/4 41% Horns (2014) " There's no plumbing the depths of this shallow version of Hell " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Nov 5, 2014
2.5/4 94% The Dog (2014) " At its best when Wojtowicz is unleashed " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Oct 17, 2014
3/4 88% 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 77% Fury (2014) " Pitt, in peak form, leads a tank crew through war and domesticity " ‐ Movie Habit
Posted Oct 17, 2014
2.5/4 31% 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 49% 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 92% 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 85% 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
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