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Mark Sells

Mark Sells
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 84% Akeelah and the Bee (2006) Joyfully uplifting, 'Akeelah and the Bee' is quietly, one of the year's finest.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted May 19, 2006
2.5/5 41% American Dreamz (2006) A sociopolitical satire with a lot of bark, but not enough bite.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted May 1, 2006
2/5 No Score Yet Threat (2005) Even when violence erupts, there is no explanation, no logic, and no reckoning.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2006
2/5 57% Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (2006) Finds itself on thin ice, unable to support a 10-ton mammoth, let alone a 9-ton possum.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2006
4/5 73% V for Vendetta (2006) Deliberately blurs the line between heroism and terrorism.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2006
4.5/5 72% Syriana (2005) Adept at delivering macro and micro perspectives without moralism or conviction.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2006
4/5 93% Good Night, And Good Luck (2005) Methodically and purposefully demonstrates the importance of impartial journalism.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2006
3/5 84% King Kong (2005) It was an overabundance of enthusiasm that killed the story.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2006
4.5/5 87% Brokeback Mountain (2005) Lee strips away all the pizzazz for something that is much more pure - a rough and tough emotional journey.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2006
5/5 82% Walk the Line (2005) A stirring, straightforward musical masterpiece.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2006
3.5/5 55% The Ladykillers (2004) Good but not great, The Ladykillers is simple, somewhat funny and 'nothing more.'‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 66% The Last Samurai (2003) A harrowing tale of honor, simple beauty, self-discovery, and ferocious conviction.‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
3.5/5 84% Pieces of April (2003) Holmes, Clarkson, and Platt steer the course through the straight and narrow and keep the film from becoming an inedible holiday leftover.‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 88% Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) As exhilarating as it is daunting, 'Goblet of Fire' is all grown up.‐ CineScene.com
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2005
3.5/5 75% Zathura (2005) Boldly goes where no board game has gone before.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2005
4/5 61% Shopgirl (2005) Walks a fine line between pensive and frail as it attempts to comprehend expectations from love.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2005
3/5 58% The Weather Man (2005) An engrossing character study of the oppressive kind.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2005
4/5 83% Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005) Delightfully ghoulish!‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2005
3.5/5 87% A History of Violence (2005) Never does it deviate from Cronenberg's primal instincts.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2005
4/5 82% Hustle & Flow (2005) There is not a lot of bling bling in this surprisingly engaging and inspired effort.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2005
4/5 83% Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) It's just like being a kid again...in one gigantic candy store.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2005
1.5/5 25% Bewitched (2005) Lacks cohesion and chemistry, essential ingredients to the original's success.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2005
3/5 74% War of the Worlds (2005) A thrilling but frivolous ride.‐ CineScene.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2005
4/5 77% The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) For all its good intentions, this Sisterhood is divine.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2005
4.5/5 84% Batman Begins (2005) Riveting and refreshingly somber, this is the amazing story of the man behind the mask.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2005
4.5/5 80% Cinderella Man (2005) A humbling and stirring account of an upstanding American hero.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2005
4/5 79% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) To Star Wars fans everywhere, a celebration of galactic proportions.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2005
3/5 41% Kicking & Screaming (2005) Plenty of chuckles and charm to keep the ball rolling.‐ CineScene.com
Read More | Posted May 25, 2005
5/5 75% Crash (2004) A masterful morality tale with a lot of guts.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted May 22, 2005
5/5 87% Millions (2005) One of the year's most lovable and family friendly films.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted May 17, 2005
3/5 26% Le match de leur vie (2005) Enough enthusiasm, authenticity, and spirited soccer play to offset the missing ingredients.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted May 11, 2005
4.5/5 78% Sin City (2005) For those with a penchant for pulp, Sin City is one guilty pleasure.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2005
4/5 74% The Upside of Anger (2005) Achieves a harmonious balance between truth and consequence.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2005
3.5/5 64% Robots (2005) Cleverly clanky and colorful.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2005
2.5/5 30% Be Cool (2005) The fastest way to turn cool into drool.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2005
5/5 90% Hotel Rwanda (2004) The most significant event of the year.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2005
5/5 91% Million Dollar Baby (2004) One of the finest character dramas ever made.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2005
4/5 87% The Aviator (2004) An intricate character study of fame and misfortune.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2005
4/5 85% Dyskoloi apohairetismoi: O babas mou (Hard Goodbyes: My Father) (2003) With soft heartedness and beautiful imagery, the film aptly captures the feeling of disbelief and aversion that hits children in a time of loss.‐ Film Threat
Posted Jan 15, 2005
3/5 56% The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) Quirky and oftentimes absurd, The Life Aquatic is an action comedy of misfit proportions.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2005
3.5/5 72% Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) Dourly delightful.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2005
3.5/5 96% Sideways (2004) As distinct and earthy as a Sangiovese and as light and fickle as a Sauvignon Blanc.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2004
4.5/5 68% Closer (2004) Dissects modern romance with a plastic spoon.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2004
5/5 83% Finding Neverland (2004) Playfully heartwarming, it features another phenomenal performance by Johnny Depp in the leading role.‐ CineScene.com
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2004
4/5 85% Dyskoloi apohairetismoi: O babas mou (Hard Goodbyes: My Father) (2003) Aptly captures the feeling of disbelief and aversion that hits children in a time of loss.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2004
4.5/5 81% Ray (2004) Features the performance of a lifetime by Jamie Foxx.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2004
5/5 97% The Incredibles (2004) When it comes to animation, it doesn't get any better than this.‐ Film Threat
Posted Nov 16, 2004
3.5/5 81% The Good Girl (2002) Leaves me craving for the entree.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2004
3.5/5 69% Everything Put Together (2001) Suspenseful and satirical, it approaches a modern day suburban nightmare.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2004
3.5/5 77% The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002) Devious, delinquent, and diverting.‐ Oregon Herald
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2004