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Mark Deming

Mark Deming
Mark Deming's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): TV Guide

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4 100% Sound City (2013) Dave Grohl shares a lot of stories in Sound City, and what's most impressive is that for a first-time filmmaker he tells these tales remarkably well. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Dec 16, 2013
3.5/4 93% Amour (2012) A tale about love at its most terribly, backbreakingly difficult. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Feb 8, 2013
3/4 86% Yossi (2013) Eytan Fox and screenwriter Itay Segal have made this a truly universal story about a man who finds the courage to pursue the possibility of love again after heartbreak and loss. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 25, 2013
3.5/4 87% Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2013) It's clear Mother Nature is the real boss in Bakhtia, and Happy People: A Year in the Taiga documents a few men doing a wary pas de deux with her in a genuinely fascinating and intelligent fashion. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 25, 2013
3/4 86% Arbitrage (2012) Gere doesn't give Robert a remarkable amount of depth, but he certainly plays his damaged, agonized soul for all it's worth, even as the movie views him from a coolly removed distance. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 8, 2013
4/4 97% Monsieur Lazhar (2012) Philippe Falardeau's direction is a model of the notion that less is more, and this film is a treat well worth savoring. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 7, 2013
4/4 96% The Kid with a Bike (2012) It's a powerful, well-crafted film and a striking depiction of a side of growing up few filmmakers have tried to put on film. Fewer still have captured it with this sort of honesty and emotional gravity. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 7, 2013
3.5/4 94% Searching for Sugar Man (2012) There's no arguing this is a remarkable story, and director Malik Bendjelloul tells it beautifully, creating a powerful sense of mystery and discovery even when we're tipped off to how the story ends. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 7, 2013
3.5/4 98% This Is Not a Film (2012) This Is Not a Film is a practical joke as much as it is a movie, and while it possesses a deadly serious undercurrent, what's most surprising is how witty the finished product is. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 7, 2013
2/4 11% Alex Cross (2012) Tyler Perry's bid to reinvent himself like Bruce Willis or Matt Damon in Alex Cross is ultimately a failure, but if it's any consolation to him, he's hardly the only reason this film is not worth your time. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Oct 19, 2012
3/4 87% Frankenweenie (2012) Its heart is still the relationship between a boy and his dog, and it still pulls at the heartstrings no matter how strongly you resist. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Oct 5, 2012
3.5/4 88% The Turin Horse (2012) If this truly is Bela Tarr's final film, there's no arguing he bows out with something extraordinary that no other director could have imagined. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Apr 6, 2012
3.5/4 92% Arthur Christmas (2011) In a season unexpectedly full of quality family films, Arthur Christmas may have to fight for the attention it deserves, but if there was ever an example of a film that's a crowd-pleaser without talking down to its audience, this is it. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 3, 2012
3/4 92% Corman's World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel (2011) Corman's World sometimes plays more like a celebrity roast in which Corman's friends tell funny stories about him for 90 minutes with a lot of film clips thrown in, but those stories are often hilarious and enlightening. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Dec 13, 2011
3/4 40% Ceremony (2011) While Ceremony may not look or feel terribly original, Winkler has clearly learned a lot from his study of [Wes] Anderson's oeuvre, and he's made a comedy that's intelligent, stylish, and effective even when it's emulating someone else's work. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Apr 20, 2011