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Mark R. Leeper

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
7/10 No Score Yet

SMART (2016)

"The documentary style is not exciting, but the cause is a good one." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 4, 2016
7/10 81%

Denial (2016)

"too often fails to engage the viewer as being as emotionally gripping as its subject deserves. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 24, 2016
8/10 93%

Arrival (2016)

"It is a story aimed at an adult and intelligent audience featuring an adult and intelligent performance from Adams and Renner. ARRIVAL expects a lot from its audience at the same time it is giving more." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Nov 16, 2016
7/10 63%

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

"It does not have the same sort of delights as THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, but it has its own charm." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 28, 2016
6/10 80%

The Monster (2016)

"This film is an exercise in suspense that does not always work, but still has a few good scares for the audience. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 23, 2016
8/10 86%

Godzilla Resurgence (Shin Godzilla) (2016)

"This is the most serious Godzilla film since the first, and except for the novelty the first film had, this would probably be the best Godzilla film ever made." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 21, 2016
7/10 44%

The Windmill (The Windmill Massacre) (2016)

"The story has a strong feel of the old Amicus anthology films." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 18, 2016
7/10 No Score Yet

Yo-kai Watch: The Movie (2016)

"The film is really too fast-paced for newcomers to follow, but has lots of humor, particularly in its jabs at STAR WARS." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 13, 2016
9/10 85%

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

"It may well be second to KING KONG (1933) as the film I have seen the greatest number of times. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Oct 3, 2016
5/10 No Score Yet

Et Maintenant Nous Sommes En Vie (2015)

"Thibault Arbre gives us a strange love story of a love triangle, one leg of which is imaginary." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 28, 2016
6/10 No Score Yet

Sole Proprietor (2016)

"[The director] lets himself go a little astray stylistically, but he has a few nice moves in the screenplay as his story goes on." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 28, 2016
3/10 No Score Yet

Somnus (2016)

"seems to borrow a lot and not give very much in return" Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 22, 2016
7/10 90%

SEED: The Untold Story (2016)

"gives and effective case that we are losing control of food production around the world." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 21, 2016
7/10 85%

Sully (2016)

"a tribute to a hero who does not wear a spandex costume or have a license to kill. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 19, 2016
6/10 12%

I.T. (2016)

"if you take out the software speculations, what is left is a rather pedestrian stalker film. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 18, 2016
3/10 14%

The People Garden (2016)

"Somewhere in this 83-minute mystery story there is a mediocre 20-minute film struggling to get out. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 12, 2016
7/10 87%

Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

"The truth is that we come out of the film respecting how much the two main characters love each other, but their characters have not been enough filled out for us to be very touched by their love." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 12, 2016
5/10 76%

London Road (2016)

"Viewers looking for suspense and excitement will be disappointed. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 8, 2016
6/10 No Score Yet

Moments of Clarity (2016)

"The plot is rather generic and familiar but there are moments good humor and, yes, clarity." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Sep 4, 2016
7/10 84%

Star Trek Beyond (2016)

"We are given a lot of action, as we might expect with Lin, but the story has is an old MacGuffin plot, search for a super-special thingamajig. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Aug 23, 2016
5/10 No Score Yet

Killer Party (2014)

"overall the film does not have enough fresh ideas to justify itself." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Aug 22, 2016
7/10 No Score Yet

yHomeless? (2011)

"thorough examination of the problems of the homeless and a feeling for their circumstances." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Aug 2, 2016
7/10 85%

Sun Choke (2016)

"intense images are strong and will stick with the viewer" Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 28, 2016
8/10 95%

Nuts! (2016)

"This high-spirited documentary is never less than fun to watch and frequently quite astonishing." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 18, 2016
6/10 31%

Outlaws and Angels (2016)

"It is mediocre as a western film, but it is more a game between the filmmakers and the viewers." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jul 12, 2016
7/10 No Score Yet

Rising Tides (2016)

"Auerbach says that his goal was to start conversation and not to scare people, but his facts are--and should be--a little scary." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jun 28, 2016
7/10 81%

Southbound (2016)

"A powerful variation on the multi-story film. SOUTHBOUND is five horrific stories, each of which fades into the next." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jun 23, 2016
7/10 90%

The Lobster (2016)

"the viewer is never allowed to feel he/she really understands what is going on. Strange ideas just keep being added to the mix. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jun 7, 2016
8/10 64%

Therapy for a Vampire (Der Vampir auf der Couch) (2016)

"One would think that satires of vampire films would have worn themselves out by now, but this film does catch the viewer off-guard. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jun 2, 2016
4/10 50%

The God Cells (2016)

"If stem cell therapy is as good as he says, one wonders why we are not hearing more about it from the rest of the world where, unlike in the United States, the therapy is legal." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted May 28, 2016
7/10 17%

The Curse of Sleeping Beauty (2016)

"a fresh idea in a genre where too many ideas are overused and stale." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted May 5, 2016
1 /10 36%

Sacrifice (2016)

"Medical thriller that frequently appears inspired by THE WICKER MAN and perhaps THE STEPFORD WIVES" Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Apr 26, 2016
6/10 60%

Dough (2016)

"There is little here to laugh out loud about, but there are some warm moments." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Apr 22, 2016
5/10 30%

Love Thy Nature (2016)

"all too much of the message is laced with New Age ideas, some of which are actually dangerous. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Apr 20, 2016
6/10 No Score Yet

Sholay (1975)

"Though it may seem uneven... parts of it are excellent. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Apr 18, 2016
5/10 24%

Camino (2016)

"The film is neither as serious nor as entertaining as it was trying to be. The road in CAMINO is one well-traveled. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 20, 2016
7/10 90%

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

"This is a taut film that flips reality and tears up your expectations of where to think the film is going. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 16, 2016
6/10 17%

A Country Called Home (2016)

"There is not a lot in the plot that is surprising or even original. There is some wit and there is a not too unrealistic look at strained family relationships. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Mar 8, 2016
7/10 94%

Colliding Dreams (2016)

"In fact, there is little emphasis on the "Arab dream" and considerably more on the dream of a Jewish homeland." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 27, 2016
8/10 60%

Admiral (Michiel de Ruyter) (2016)

"The dialog talks down a little to the viewers who are intended in large part to be school students, but it pays the viewer back in thrilling visual images." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 16, 2016
6/10 43%

Forsaken (2016)

"FORSAKEN does not bring much that is new to the Western, but it is nice that it brings a Western at all. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 12, 2016
6/10 85%

Hail, Caesar! (2016)

"several humdrum stories do not make for a compelling overall plot. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Feb 9, 2016
6/10 17%

Durant's Never Closes (2016)

"Rather than having a plot, the film takes the form of a collection of vignettes and short stories--not all believable--woven into a minimalist account." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 15, 2016
4/10 57%

Jeruzalem (2016)

"The Paz Brothers apparently had some good ideas of what to put into a horror film, but not much new in how to make that film." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 15, 2016
7/10 92%

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

"as long as the viewer does not need to contend with Jar-Jar Binks or a pod race, any Star Wars film delivers more than a ticket's worth of entertainment." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 8, 2016
4/10 92%

Anomalisa (2015)

"Somehow the animation really does nothing for this story that live actors could not. The characters may be made out of plastic, but they remain wooden." Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 8, 2016
8/10 94%

Sicario (2015)

"SICARIO is playing in theaters opposite SPECTRE and generally is the same genre of film, but there is no doubt that SICARIO has a better and more relevant story with more believable characters. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 1, 2016
7/10 80%

Macbeth (2015)

"This film is heavy into style and it was a style that will have selective appeal. But the story is strong enough to hold the audience captive with what is, as comes as no surprise, a good" Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Jan 1, 2016
7/10 89%

Turbo Kid (2015)

"TURBO KID is campy fun as a reminder of the films kids liked some three decades ago. It has the magic to turn "are you kidding?" into "that was fun."" Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 13, 2015
9/10 74%

Trumbo (2015)

"For a film on a relatively serious subject there is surprising wit and suspense in this story of reluctant heroes. " Mark Leeper's Reviews
Posted Dec 7, 2015
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