Mark Ellis Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Mark Ellis

Mark Ellis
Mark Ellis's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Schmoes Know

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/5 28% Mortal Engines (2018) Given the script they were working with, I didn't hate the movie and I didn't think it was an awful watch. You can get through it ok.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
3.75/5 78% Mary Poppins Returns (2018) A good movie, well-done...but would I leave my children with this person for any amount of time, no!‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
3.7/5 70% Aquaman (2018) It's 2018, and I bought an Aquaman movie...it's Momoa or bust...the more I think about it, the more I like it.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
3.75/5 98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) It's not a flat movie, by any stretch of the imagination but it's not bubbly...they all work together well...‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2018
4.25 82% Green Book (2018) This movie, if you go for the right reasons, it's certainly a winner.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2018
5/5 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) It might be the best Spider-Man movie I've ever seen.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
3.5/5 63% Outlaw King (2018) A solid effort. I want to see David Mackenzie do a lot more stuff.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2018
4/5 88% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) The more you are engaged and invested in the Internet, the more you'll get out of the references in this movie.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2018
4.25/5 83% Creed II (2018) I loved this movie, for so many different reasons...it could have gone so wrong, so cheesy, but instead it turned into something that's a franchise.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
2.8/5 38% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) I don't know what I saw. I didn't have the Rosetta Stone to understand this movie...‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
3.75/5 91% Widows (2018) A lot of this is due to the acting prowess...‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
4.25/5 81% Overlord (2018) I love it when films genuinely surprise me...this is something different, and it's a fun time at the movies.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
4/5 57% The Grinch (2018) I think we're back on the Good Grinch train. It did what I wanted it to do...‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
4/5 76% Mid90s (2018) I want to see more from Jonah Hill, and certainly, from this kid Sunny Suljic.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
3.3/5 34% The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) I think the less invested you are in Nutcracker lore, the more you can glom onto this movie...I had a breezy, good time with it.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
4/5 62% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) They don't get below the skin, per say, but it's a hell of a ride watching it...one of the more impressive performances I've seen on celluloid.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
4/5 79% Halloween (2018) I would see this again in theaters. This is a fun movie.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
3.6/5 92% Sicario (2015) The story between the action fell a little bit flat for me, but the action sequences, all those, I was shoveling popcorn into my mouth, I couldn't wait to see what happened next.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
3.25/5 86% Hail, Caesar! (2016) When you look at this as an ode to the way Hollywood used to make movies, that's done really well, and the performances are off the charts.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
1.8/5 15% Gods Of Egypt (2016) They just keep inventing story points...the worst part of this movie, though, is that it's 127 minutes...‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
2/5 22% Zoolander 2 (2016) I believe that this wasn't a cash grab, that they actually tried and cared...but this just wasn't good.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
3.2/5 67% The Fate of the Furious (2017) Is it stupid? Yes. But I had fun watching the stupidity, and I did enjoy the story.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
4/5 54% The Belko Experiment (2017) This spoke to me as a fan of horror...it's a different kind of feel.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
4.75/5 96% Manchester by the Sea (2016) What it ends up becoming is so much more...you won't be able to prepare for this movie, you'll just have to let it wash over you.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
3.25/5 52% Almost Christmas (2016) It's a nice Christmas movie, and man is it good to see Danny Glover back on the big screen.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
4.65/5 94% Arrival (2016) When a movie makes us have a conversation like this afterward, it's worth seeing.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
2.2/5 37% Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) This thing is a bad movie, and it sucks that it wasted one of the all-time movie stars we have left.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
3.2/5 69% Cars 3 (2017) The story was a little more derivative than I would've wanted for a Pixar movie, but I found so much of the scenery and car chases to be thrilling...I still enjoyed enough of Cars 3.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
3.35/5 45% Rough Night (2017) Most of the comedy comes from these five women, reuniting...that's the dynamic that held this movie together for a lot of it.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
2/5 15% The Mummy (2017) Not completely horrific, although if I keep peeling back the layers, it might disappoint me more and more.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
3.15/5 78% Atomic Blonde (2017) It's a good, not great action movie...though the story could have been a lot better.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
4.5/5 88% First Man (2018) An impressive feat, a giant accomplishment. See this movie in IMAX and the end will take your breath away.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
3.76/5 85% Battle of the Sexes (2017) The directors did a credible job...it was a thorough examination of what was going on, not just the tennis match...‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2018
2.85/5 28% Venom (2018) If you're a hardcore Venom fan, you'll be more let down than if you go to this movie wanting an entertaining action ride.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
4.75/5 90% A Star Is Born (2018) It could win Best Picture, and I wouldn't complain if it did.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
3.4/5 29% Night School (2018) A worthy comedy. Not the funniest movie of the year, but something you can enjoy going to see.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
3/5 67% The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) Jack Black and Cate Blanchett are fantastic...dare I say, I'd like to see Eli Roth do some more stuff like this.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
4.1/5 72% Assassination Nation (2018) It's pushing buttons already...like a damn good episode of Black Mirror...‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
3.5/5 23% The Happytime Murders (2018) They took enough shots, and it got dirty enough...there are a lot of good jokes in this movie.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
4.5/5 92% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) A great movie that is so culturally significant.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
2/5 23% Mile 22 (2018) We didn't get the movie we were sold...forget Mile 22 ever came out.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
5/5 95% BlacKkKlansman (2018) One of the best movies I've seen all year.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
2.5/5 46% The Meg (2018) Everybody, including Statham, gets more and more cartoony as the movie goes on...it ended up being a lot more like Geostorm than it had to be.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
2.6/5 49% The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) There are a couple of subplots just wedged in there at the end...this just isn't the movie it could've been, but I still had some fun watching it.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
3/5 51% Equalizer 2 (2018) It's worth checking out, although on cable.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2018
3.6/5 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) I could be up for ten more of these movies. I love seeing these.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
3.4/5 46% Skyscraper (2018) If you have a star like The Rock, with his charisma and humor but toned down...he's believable as a family man.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
3.4/5 54% The First Purge (2018) It could have used a little more back story, and backbone, but I like that the movie had a lot to say.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
3.6/5 63% Uncle Drew (2018) It's such a positive message about the healing power of basketball, and teamwork.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
3.8/5 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Almost as enjoyable as the first. Not quite the same impact, but a good ride from start to finish.‐ Schmoes Know
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018