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:
1198
Total QuickRatings:
18
Location:
Boulder, Colorado

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
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 86% 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 & CĂ©lestine (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 59% Non-Stop (2014) " Offers some suspense, but a suspension of disbelief is required" — Movie Habit
Posted Mar 7, 2014
3.5/4 —— Moebius (1996) " A wrenching tragedy from Kim Ki-duk, with an audience appeal of nearly zero" — Movie Habit
Posted Mar 7, 2014
68% Visitors (2014) " An engaging experiment for the first hour" — Movie Habit
Posted Mar 7, 2014
3/4 88% 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 89% Omar (2014) " Multi-faceted, thought-provoking Palestinian film could have used more heart, less brain" — Movie Habit
Posted Mar 7, 2014
3.5/4 —— Uranium Drive-In " Colorado fight between commerce and environmentalism resonates across America" — Movie Habit
Posted Jan 31, 2014
3.5/4 78% 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 33% Labor Day (2014) " Tension and sensuality work in otherwise obvious tale" — Movie Habit
Posted Jan 31, 2014
3/4 81% 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 90% 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
90% 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 95% Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) " Mythic tale of artistic rejection in the 1960s folk scene" — Movie Habit
Posted Jan 2, 2014
2.5/4 90% 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 71% 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 73% 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
3.5/4 99% Gloria (2014) " Award-winning performance and strong emotional arc make for a compelling love story" — Movie Habit
Posted Nov 1, 2013
3/4 100% Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room (2012) " Before Daniel Radcliffe, there was Baby Peggy" — Movie Habit
Posted Nov 1, 2013
3.5/4 97% Let The Fire Burn (2013) " Shocking events in Philadelphia get their day at the movies" — Movie Habit
Posted Nov 1, 2013
2.5/4 70% Man of Tai Chi (2013) " Flirts with originality, and settles for satisfying" — Movie Habit
Posted Nov 1, 2013
4/4 97% Gravity (2013) " Less admirable than 2001, but more exciting" — Movie Habit
Posted Oct 20, 2013
3/4 93% Captain Phillips (2013) " Harrowing hijacking puts you through the wringer" — Movie Habit
Posted Oct 20, 2013
3/4 96% Muscle Shoals (2013) " Even if the Muscle Shoals sound isn't on your iPod, you'll like seeing where it came from" — Movie Habit
Posted Oct 20, 2013
2.5/4 71% I Declare War (2013) " Lapeyre hints that a game of War might get real" — Movie Habit
Posted Aug 30, 2013
2/4 34% Passion (2013) " De Palma twists his noir into a Gordian knot" — Movie Habit
Posted Aug 30, 2013
3.5/4 75% The Grandmaster (2013) " Martial arts, resonant themes, and lush visuals make a well-rounded package" — Movie Habit
Posted Aug 30, 2013
3/4 89% The World's End (2013) " Wright/Frost/Pegg present a screwball Sci-fi comedy" — Movie Habit
Posted Aug 30, 2013
3.5/4 71% Paradise: Faith (2013) " Solid characters in a transgressive look at the virtue of Faith" — Movie Habit
Posted Aug 21, 2013
2.5/4 80% Crystal Fairy (2013) " Cera takes a road trip... and a mescaline trip" — Movie Habit
Posted Aug 21, 2013
3/4 68% Elysium (2013) " The rich have better insurance in solid but flawed action film" — Movie Habit
Posted Aug 21, 2013
4/4 94% Blancanieves (2013) " Succeeds in all its cinematic experiments" — Movie Habit
Posted May 26, 2013
3/4 54% The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2013) " Novelistic film wants to spark discussion about race and fear" — Movie Habit
Posted May 26, 2013
3/4 84% Kon Tiki (2013) " An adventure film driven by curiosity" — Movie Habit
Posted May 26, 2013
3.5/4 75% Pieta (2013) " Wrenching Oedipal tragedy not for the casual viewer" — Movie Habit
Posted May 26, 2013
2/4 66% The Iceman (2013) " Fascinating killer doesn't generate enough interest" — Movie Habit
Posted May 26, 2013
2.5/4 94% The Sessions (2012) " Survival isn't enough. Acceptance isn't enough. Mark needs fulfillment." — Movie Habit
Posted Mar 28, 2013
85% Bestiaire (2012) " Minimalism, but without the aesthetic" — Movie Habit
Posted Mar 28, 2013
60% Here and There (2013) " Slow-paced family drama a mixed bag " — Movie Habit
Posted Mar 28, 2013
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