Mark Robison

Mark Robison

Agrees with the Tomatometer 82% of the time.

Mark Robison's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B- 80% Libeled Lady (1936) "The actors are game but the hijinks are too stilted and tame by today's standards. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Mar 14, 2005
A- 95% Stage Door (1937) "The movie is hilarious and touching with classic scenes of Hepburn trying to emote her lines about calla lilies. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Mar 14, 2005
A 100% Casque d'Or (1952) "Becker turns what could've been a routine gangster flick into a minor gem with revealing camera work and smart twists. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Feb 9, 2005
B- No Score Yet Fighting Elegy (1966) "Cool but superficial and disjointed. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 17, 2005
B- 83% Youth of the Beast (The Brute) (Yajû no seishun) (1963) "Cool but superficial and disjointed. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 17, 2005
A 100% M (1931) "It's creepy and masterful with many indelible scenes and a knockout performance by Peter Lorre. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 10, 2005
B 86% Michael (1924) "Minor Dreyer film but the ending makes it worthwhile. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Dec 20, 2004
B No Score Yet Sex in Chains (1928) "Sensational, wacky and fun. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Dec 20, 2004
C 92% L' Âge d'Or (Age of Gold) (The Golden Age) (1979) "Too disjointed, too slow, and the shocks aren't as artful as in Bunuel and Dali's previous masterpiece. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Dec 6, 2004
B+ No Score Yet Bill Hicks Live: Satirist, Social Critic, Stand Up Comedian (2004) "His passion on stage can be overwhelming. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Oct 28, 2004
C 75% Dawn of the Dead (2004) "Nothing fresh or interesting, and it's not scary after the opening scene. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Oct 28, 2004
A+ 99% La Battaglia di Algeri (The Battle of Algiers) (1967) "A thrilling movie with the unusual message that sometimes terrorism works. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Oct 21, 2004
B 98% Eyes Without a Face (1962) "It's a fine B movie, but not worth the $30 list price. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Oct 21, 2004
A 83% Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) "It's a passionate, powerful film that challenges the beliefs of both Democrats and Republicans. The film will keep its relevance in years to come. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Oct 18, 2004
A- 93% Super Size Me (2004) "The movie delivers loads of facts, food for thought and a heaping serving of laughs. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Oct 18, 2004
A+ 99% Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working With Time (2002) "A wondrous look at an artist and his work with lots of joyous surprises. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 30, 2004
A 93% Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004) "A clever and offbeat romance. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 30, 2004
B+ 83% Mean Girls (2004) "Tina Fey turns gag-me cliches into something fresh, edgy and laugh-out-loud funny. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 23, 2004
B 78% Videodrome (1983) "Cronenberg was ahead of his time with this gross-out horror flick. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 20, 2004
A- 95% Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring (2003) "Action lurks beneath amazing images, meditative tone. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 9, 2004
B+ 41% Jersey Girl (2004) "Kevin Smith inserts enough of his special charm to make "Jersey Girl" a winner. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 9, 2004
A- No Score Yet South Park - The Passion of the Jew (2004) "Offensive, thoughtful satire. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 2, 2004
A 49% The Passion of the Christ (2004) "It's like a bloody Renaissance painting come to life. But the DVD is a disappointment. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Sep 2, 2004
A- 94% Freaks (1932) "Unforgettable. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Aug 23, 2004
B- 63% Blind Chance (Przypadek) (1989) "Interesting if you're a fan who wants to study the film, but it's disappointing for general viewers. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Aug 23, 2004
B 90% No End (Bez konca) (1985) "A brilliant opening scene, but the political message is weak. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Aug 23, 2004
B 85% Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism (2004) "Good if obvious indictment of Fox News, but I would've liked more on how the network has hurt other journalists' efforts to find the truth. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Aug 16, 2004
B+ 84% Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004) "Disposable scenes mar "Kill Bill Vol. 2." " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Aug 16, 2004
C+ 19% Showgirls (1995) "So bad, it's fun. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Aug 9, 2004
B 100% Early Summer (1951) "Ozu newcomers will have trouble following the 19 characters, but fans will love it. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 22, 2004
B+ No Score Yet A Story of Floating Weeds (Ukikusa monogatari) (1934) "The silent version is a tad more fun than the gorgeous color version. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 22, 2004
A- 100% My Voyage to Italy (2001) "If you have any interest in classic Italian films, you'll be in heaven. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 15, 2004
B+ 100% La Belle Noiseuse (1991) "One of the best movies about painting. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 15, 2004
B 100% Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) "It's good enough, I suppose, but I wouldn't recommend it. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 12, 2004
B 44% 50 First Dates (2004) "The tone is haphazard and some gags are recycled, but the chemistry between the two stars and an ending that stays true to the story make it a worthwhile rental. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jun 24, 2004
A- 64% Spartan (2004) "In "Spartan," Mamet uses a typical action plot to tackle one of the biggest con artists of all: the president of the United States. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jun 24, 2004
B+ 87% Mystic River (2003) "A fine movie but not the masterpiece you've heard. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jun 24, 2004
A No Score Yet Best Boy (1979) "Even with its low-budget late-'70s style, "Best Boy" is a film you'll never forget. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jun 24, 2004
A 88% The Son (2003) "Simple yet deep. Not for blockbuster fans but amazing in its own way. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted May 27, 2004
A 97% The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) "A beautiful film, directed with supreme confidence and passion - and lots of action. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted May 24, 2004
A 100% The Grapes of Wrath (1940) "Director John Ford keeps the action moving while using strikingly poignant images and staying true to the novel's political message. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted May 19, 2004
A 98% The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003) "Fascinating look at an influential old man looking back on his life, enlivened by strong graphics and news footage, with a great Philip Glass score. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted May 19, 2004
B- 72% Girl With a Pearl Earring (2004) "Beautiful looking but the story could've been much better. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted May 10, 2004
B 60% Stuck on You (2003) "A lesser Farrelly brothers movie, but it's got enough laughs and kindness to call it a success. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted May 3, 2004
B+ 63% Love Actually (2003) "Ten romantic comedies rolled into one. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted May 3, 2004
A 94% Scener ur ett äktenskap (Scenes from a Marriage) (1974) "It peels the skin off marriage to see how it really ticks. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 26, 2004
B- 88% Songs From the Second Floor (2002) "The heavy symbolism overwhelms the storytelling. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 26, 2004
A- 85% Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003) "It may be violent but it also has a joy for life and music and movies. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 15, 2004
A No Score Yet Will & Grace - Season 2 (2004) "Season two is the series' best, but this DVD set got botched. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 8, 2004
B 100% Penn & Teller - Bullshit!: The Complete First Season "Entertaining and challenging but their tactics sometimes work against them. " ‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 8, 2004
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