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Mark Sells

Mark Sells
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4.5/5 86%

Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

"Beasts of the Southern Wild is the reason we go to movies." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jan 18, 2013
4.5/5 93%

Amour (2012)

"Amour is as heartbreaking and real as it gets. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jan 17, 2013
4.5/5 88%

Django Unchained (2012)

"A revenge film best served cold. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jan 10, 2013
5/5 92%

Zero Dark Thirty (2013)

"Powerfully provocative, Zero Dark Thirty is Kathryn Bigelow's finest hour. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Dec 17, 2012
3/5 64%

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

"Hems and haws with only an occasional cinematic punch, making it a good, but very expected journey. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Dec 14, 2012
5/5 87%

Life of Pi (2012)

"An absolute wonder to behold." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Dec 7, 2012
4.5/5 92%

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

"A razor sharp, unfiltered exploration of recovery and reconciliation. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Nov 14, 2012
4.5/5 93%

Skyfall (2012)

"Skyfall is as satisfying as a great martini." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Nov 8, 2012
3.5/5 86%

Wreck-it Ralph (2012)

"A cleverly conceived, coin operated machine." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Oct 30, 2012
4/5 66%

Cloud Atlas (2012)

"You have to admire the imagination, philosophy, and courage behind Cloud Atlas, boldly going where few films dare to tread. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Oct 26, 2012
4.5/5 93%

The Sessions (2012)

"A very elegant and charming film about the simple need for human affection." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Oct 18, 2012
5/5 96%

Argo (2012)

"A testament to Affleck's uncanny storytelling ability, making mission impossible possible. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Oct 12, 2012
4.5/5 93%

Looper (2012)

"A very fulfilling sci-fi adventure that certainly knows how to close the loop." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Sep 27, 2012
3.5/5 78%

Dredd (2012)

"Foregoes the Hollywood blockbuster trademarks for grit and gore." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Sep 19, 2012
3/5 56%

For a Good Time, Call... (2012)

"Even though the film plays out like a formulaic sitcom, it does have its moments." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Aug 29, 2012
64%

Cosmopolis (2012)

"Cold and calculated, Cosmospolis is a mesmerizing journey that takes us deep into the heart of darkness -- familiar territory for such an extraordinary auteur." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Aug 28, 2012
4/5 86%

Robot & Frank (2012)

"Human and artificial intelligence coexisting in the most meaningful way. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Aug 15, 2012
3/5 64%

The Campaign (2012)

"Parody speaks louder than words. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Aug 9, 2012
3.5/5 78%

Ruby Sparks (2012)

"The fantasy of every novelist - a charming escape for book lovers and romanticists alike." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jul 26, 2012
3.5/5 87%

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

"A heavy, chaotic drama on a massive scale that tackles modern issues and concerns." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jul 19, 2012
4.5/5 95%

The Imposter (2012)

"A crime thriller so real, it's hard to believe. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jul 12, 2012
4/5 67%

Ted (2012)

"A guilty pleasure - devilishly wrong and yet, oh so right. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jun 27, 2012
3.5/5 78%

Brave (2012)

"Shows signs of brilliance - an adventure that is both familiar and fun." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jun 21, 2012
3/5 41%

Rock of Ages (2012)

"A mindless satire, Rock of Ages won't stop the legions of fans from believin' in the power of rock n' roll." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jun 14, 2012
3/5 72%

Prometheus (2012)

"Even though the cliches are overly abundant, it's gratifying to see Ridley Scott once more serving up aliens in style." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jun 7, 2012
3/5 49%

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

"Could have benefitted from complexity over fairy tale simplicity." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted May 31, 2012
4.5/5 94%

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

"A whimsical tale about a different kind of storm - adolescence before adulthood." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted May 24, 2012
3/5 57%

The Dictator (2012)

"Provocative, uncomfortable, irreverent, and oftentimes, laugh out loud funny." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted May 17, 2012
4.5/5 92%

Marvel's The Avengers (2012)

"The Avengers is simply marvelous!" ‐The Reel Deal
Posted May 1, 2012
4/5 95%

Marley (2012)

"A celebration of Bob Marley - the good and the bad." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Apr 18, 2012
4/5 92%

The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

"Not so much scary as it is a fun and twisted carnival of modern horror." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Apr 11, 2012
3.5/5 76%

Damsels in Distress (2012)

"An unexpected charmer, making the old feel remarkably new again. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Apr 4, 2012
3.5/5 84%

Bully (2012)

"A must see film for parents and their children, teachers and administrators, and pretty much anyone willing to make a difference." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Mar 29, 2012
3.5/5 84%

The Hunger Games (2012)

"Has all the imagination and youthful exuberance to become the next franchise to catch fire. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Mar 22, 2012
4/5 99%

Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2012)

"With mouthwatering visions of fresh fish wrapped in heavenly white rice, Jiro will not only tickle your taste buds. It will leave you with your own dreams of sushi." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Mar 7, 2012
3/5 53%

Dr Seuss' The Lorax (2012)

"Cotton candy on the eyes...audiences will find plenty of superficial delights." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Mar 1, 2012
4/5 85%

The Forgiveness of Blood (2012)

"A film of stark contrasts, balancing old constraints with new freedoms." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Feb 28, 2012
4.5/5 96%

Undefeated (2012)

"Undefeated may be familiar. But it is an unscripted, unadulterated score. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Feb 16, 2012
4/5 88%

In Darkness (2012)

"A suspenseful and somber tale of Holocaust heroism. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Feb 7, 2012
4/5 76%

We Need to Talk About Kevin (2012)

"A disturbing exploration of every parent's worst nightmare. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jan 23, 2012
3.5/5 80%

Haywire (2012)

"Gina Carano is the real deal, holding her own against male counterparts like Channing Tatum, Michael Fassbender, and Antonio Banderas, and giving Haywire a whole lot of punch." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jan 17, 2012
4.5/5 94%

Moneyball (2011)

"With razor sharp wit and delivery, Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill are sensational together, hitting Moneyball clean and out of the park. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jan 12, 2012
4.5/5 94%

Hugo (2011)

"An exuberant and meticulous 3D spectacle by one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. " ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jan 12, 2012
5/5 97%

The Artist (2011)

"Visually stunning, imaginative, and cleverly scored and choreographed, The Artist is quite simply and quietly, the year's finest film." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jan 12, 2012
4.5/5 99%

A Separation (2011)

"Offers a fascinating, impartial view of modern Iran." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jan 12, 2012
3/5 67%

Roadie (2012)

"Shows the unglamorous side of rock n' roll - the lies and denial, the sadness, and the regret of dreams long gone." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Jan 4, 2012
4/5 94%

Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol (2011)

"Succeeds in its mission, delivering one of the most entertaining, testosterone infused adventures of the year." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Dec 15, 2011
4.5/5 83%

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

"A perfectly condensed, carefully calculated game of chess." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Dec 5, 2011
3.5/4 79%

Shame (2011)

"Dark and difficult, Shame is not really a redemptive film, but a heavy, reflective one." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Dec 1, 2011
3.5/5 89%

The Descendants (2011)

"A quirky, methodical detour through tropical paradise." ‐The Reel Deal
Posted Nov 14, 2011
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