Mark Ellis

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

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
4.25/5 79% Good Boys (2019) If you like comedies, see this opening weekend. This is something to laugh in a theater with. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
3.9/5 67% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) It really adds something to the franchise...this is the movie you're paying to see. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2019
3/5 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) Barely enough qualities to warrant that "fresh," to cross the Mendoza Line... - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
4.75/5 53% The Lion King (2019) [The Lion King] gives you the same emotional tinges that I felt watching [the original], and that I think is a credit to the film. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
4/5 90% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) It's able to inject humor so authentic to high-schoolers. Really funny. And the score is great. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2019
3.1/5 64% Child's Play (2019) Be careful if you have a doll in the house that is capable of picking up objects...just saying... - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2019
3.4/5 64% Annabelle Comes Home (2019) There's a lot to enjoy if you're into the Conjuring Universe...did I lose any sleep? No, it didn't really feel like that. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2019
2.4/5 23% Men in Black International (2019) A lot of premises set up without punchlines...so many missed opportunities. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2019
4.5/5 97% Toy Story 4 (2019) Hilarious start-to-finish with emotional twinges...it's just great. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2019
3.8/5 81% Long Shot (2019) You're gonna laugh a lot, even get in your feels a little bit. Job well done. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted May 6, 2019
4.75/5 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) There's a lot of research to do. But it's fun homework. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2019
2.75/5 29% The Curse of La Llorona (2019) It feels packaged, processed, and not accurate to the tales that we were told as a kid... - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2019
3.1/5 17% Hellboy (2019) It's a fun movie. Shove a lot of popcorn in your face and enjoy. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2019
3.4/5 57% Pet Sematary (2019) It left me a little cold leaving the theater...it didn't hit home as much as the 1989 version, but I think it's a worthy endeavor to check out. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2019
3.75/5 39% The Dirt (2019) I liked the breaking of the fourth wall...it's an honest movie. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2019
3.7/5 47% Dumbo (2019) Credit to Tim Burton's direction and all the effects and crew. The sight of the elephant really conjured some emotions out of me. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2019
3.75/5 90% Shazam! (2019) They did what they set out to do. Shazam is a fun kind of side-note in where we're going in DC...get excited if you're a DC fan. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2019
3.75/5 78% Captain Marvel (2019) I liked a lot of this movie, and there's so much potential...the writing was the weakest part of the movie, but especially by the second half, things smooth out. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2019
4/5 91% How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) You just can't help but root for both of them. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2019
3.3/5 69% Happy Death Day 2U (2019) Jessica Rothe is really good in this. So good at hitting the tiny comedic moments but also playing genuinely scared. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2019
3.4/5 92% Fighting with My Family (2019) You're gonna get a lot out of Fighting With My Family. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
3.9/5 85% The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) This one is almost as good as the first. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
3.5/5 37% Glass (2019) Glass feels the most like Unbreakable. It's such a well-made thing, and Shyamalan didn't disappoint me. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2019
4.25/5 66% Vice (2018) You might walk out never wanting to touch politics again, but you will marvel at the performances and Adam McKay's direction. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2019
4/5 92% Bumblebee (2018) I could launch a whole shared universe out of this. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
2.5/5 27% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
3.75/5 79% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
3.7/5 65% 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 EDIT
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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2018
4.25 78% Green Book (2018) This movie, if you go for the right reasons, it's certainly a winner. - Schmoes Know EDIT
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 EDIT
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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2018
4/5 89% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2018
4.25/5 84% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
2.8/5 37% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
3.75/5 91% Widows (2018) A lot of this is due to the acting prowess... - Schmoes Know EDIT
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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
4/5 59% The Grinch (2018) I think we're back on the Good Grinch train. It did what I wanted it to do... - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
4/5 81% Mid90s (2018) I want to see more from Jonah Hill, and certainly, from this kid Sunny Suljic. - Schmoes Know EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
3.3/5 33% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
4/5 61% 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 EDIT
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 EDIT
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 EDIT
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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
1.8/5 16% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
2/5 23% 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 EDIT
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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
4/5 52% The Belko Experiment (2017) This spoke to me as a fan of horror...it's a different kind of feel. - Schmoes Know EDIT
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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
3.25/5 50% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018