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Mark Robison

Mark Robison
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
A- 88% La Femme Nikita (Nikita) (1990) What makes the movie so captivating is Anne Parillaud's wild performance.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 22, 2003
A 100% Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election (2002) "Unprecedented" is a great way to learn more about one of the biggest stories in American politics.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 22, 2003
A- 72% Das Experiment (The Experiment) (2001) "The Experiment" keeps your adrenaline pumping nearly from beginning to end.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 22, 2003
A 98% Wings of Desire (1987) Black and white and slow, but amazingly memorable and touching.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 22, 2003
B 76% Poison (1991) The overall effect shows a born director following his creative instincts fearlessly.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 22, 2003
D 87% Warnung vor einer Heiligen Nutte (Beware of a Holy Whore) (1971) Whorendous.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 22, 2003
A 100% Angst Essen Seele auf (Ali: Fear Eats the Soul) (1974) A movie that's simple and honest. It plays universally and feels particularly relevent in 21st century America.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 22, 2003
B+ 83% There's Something About Mary (1998) Gross-out laughs with heart.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 16, 2003
A 88% Once Upon a Time in America (1984) Great scene follows great scene with inventive direction for almost four hours.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 16, 2003
A- 81% The Hours (2002) I still love it. In fact, I find it life-affirming - its message: to pay attention to the hours because a whole life can be contained in a single day.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jul 3, 2003
B- 98% Throne of Blood (1957) Director Akira Kurosawa's "Throne of Blood" has been widely hailed as a masterpiece, but it's impossible to watch free from the shadow of his far superior film "Ran."‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jun 19, 2003
B 74% Heaven (2002) It was gutsy for Tykwer to finish the work of a genius. He's mostly successful.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jun 19, 2003
B+ 92% Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie (2003) It's a hoot.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jun 17, 2003
A- 92% Talk to Her (2002) It's another wild yet thoughtful look at the meaning of life and sexuality from Almodovar.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jun 17, 2003
A- 78% 25th Hour (2003) The movie is electric.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted May 29, 2003
B- 76% Comedian (2002) Think sausage. It's gristly, filled with fat, and even if you like standup comedy, you might not want to see it done.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted May 20, 2003
A- 91% Adaptation (2002) A strange and fascinating movie.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted May 20, 2003
A 94% Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) One of the great American movies.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted May 1, 2003
A 78% Tape (2001) The actors show great chemistry, reveling in the dialogue as they inspire each other to greater heights.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 24, 2003
A+ 80% Waking Life (2001) The whole thing comes together in one of those deliriously exciting great leaps forward in film art.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 24, 2003
B+ 83% Real Women Have Curves (2002) It's just an honest, funny, touching story about a teen-age girl who tries to find her way after graduating high school.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 24, 2003
A 92% Bloody Sunday (2002) An amazing feat of movie making, "Bloody Sunday" leaves you stunned.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 24, 2003
A+ 96% Ran (1985) The 1985 film is an unqualified masterpiece.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 24, 2003
A+ 95% Castle in the Sky (1989) Despite the nonstop action, some deeply meditative lessons lurk beneath.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2003
A- 96% Kiki's Delivery Service (1989) One of Miyazaki's simplest and sweetest films.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2003
A+ 97% Spirited Away (2002) An explosion of original artwork, weird characters and thought-provoking action‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2003
B+ 69% Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001) If you want a cautionary tale about the evils of porn, this ain't it.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 14, 2003
B 69% Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002) Three short stories about women at turning points in their lives, the movie gains power by condensing each story to 30 minutes each.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 14, 2003
A 87% Far From Heaven (2003) A gorgeous movie that shows us how little we've progressed since the 1950s.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2003
B- 69% Red Dragon (2002) The movie is flawed but the DVD is stuffed with extras.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2003
B 76% 8 Mile (2002) Better than average rags-to-riches story, but expect to get pinched for a special edition DVD later.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 2, 2003
A- 51% The Man from Elysian Fields (2001) The tone keeps a marvelous balance between intelligence and pity.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 2, 2003
A+ 91% Straw Dogs (1971) A deeply fascinating look at violence.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Apr 2, 2003
B+ 48% Jackass - The Movie (2002) I laughed. I watched it a second time - and I laughed even harder.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2003
A 48% Femme Fatale (2002) It's much better than you've heard.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2003
B 77% A Man and a Woman (1966) Good for romantics‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2003
A- 100% Day for Night (1973) A treat for movie lovers.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2003
A- 100% Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (Ladies of the Park) (1964) Its dialogue still stings, and its heartbreak still rings true.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2003
A+ 100% My Life as a Dog (Mitt Liv som Hund) (1987) This bittersweet Swedish film captures childhood as good as any ever made.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2003
B+ 89% Die Verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum oder: Wie Gewalt entstehen und wohin sie führen kann (The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum) (1975) Relevant again.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Mar 10, 2003
B+ 92% Mostly Martha (Bella Martha) (2001) Great food scenes, good story, real characters.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Mar 6, 2003
A 83% All or Nothing (2002) Grim but really good.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Feb 27, 2003
A- 81% One Hour Photo (2002) Creepy movie, nice DVD.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Feb 27, 2003
B+ 88% Living in Oblivion (1995) Desperately funny.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Feb 17, 2003
B+ 90% Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat) (2002) An amazing achievement but it has a few problems.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Feb 17, 2003
D+ 38% Full Frontal (2002) The whole thing comes off as a bunch of rich actors slumming it for kicks in a faux low-budget flick.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Feb 17, 2003
B 76% My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) The family-friendly film avoids pitfalls, but the DVD is skimpy.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Feb 17, 2003
A 83% Thelma & Louise (1991) An American classic that gets a worthy DVD treatment.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Feb 10, 2003
B 38% Sweet Home Alabama (2002) Fun and sweet.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Feb 10, 2003
B+ 73% The Piano Teacher (La Pianiste) (2001) It's a harrowing, difficult film that's only for the most adventurous art-house movie fans.‐ Reno Gazette-Journal
Posted Jan 30, 2003