Mark Sells Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Mark Sells

Mark Sells
"I gave her my heart. She gave me a pen."

Agrees with the Tomatometer 85% of the time.

Mark Sells'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
3/5 75% Over the Hedge (2006) "Can't seem to rise above to see the hedge for the trees. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted May 29, 2006
2.5/5 70% Mission: Impossible III (2006) "Runs too fast, overloaded with pointless action to the brink of exhaustion. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted May 22, 2006
5/5 84% Akeelah and the Bee (2006) "Joyfully uplifting, 'Akeelah and the Bee' is quietly, one of the year's finest. " ‐ Oregon Herald
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
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
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
Posted Apr 11, 2006
4/5 73% V for Vendetta (2006) "Deliberately blurs the line between heroism and terrorism. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted Apr 3, 2006
4.5/5 72% Syriana (2005) "Adept at delivering macro and micro perspectives without moralism or conviction. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted Feb 21, 2006
4/5 93% Good Night, And Good Luck (2005) "Methodically and purposefully demonstrates the importance of impartial journalism. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted Feb 5, 2006
3/5 84% King Kong (2005) "It was an overabundance of enthusiasm that killed the story. " ‐ Oregon Herald
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
Posted Jan 9, 2006
5/5 82% Walk the Line (2005) "A stirring, straightforward musical masterpiece. " ‐ Oregon Herald
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
Posted Nov 21, 2005
3.5/5 75% Zathura (2005) "Boldly goes where no board game has gone before. " ‐ Oregon Herald
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
Posted Nov 14, 2005
3/5 58% The Weather Man (2005) "An engrossing character study of the oppressive kind. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted Nov 11, 2005
4/5 83% Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005) "Delightfully ghoulish! " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted Nov 2, 2005
3.5/5 87% A History of Violence (2005) "Never does it deviate from Cronenberg's primal instincts. " ‐ Oregon Herald
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
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
Posted Jul 21, 2005
1.5/5 25% Bewitched (2005) "Lacks cohesion and chemistry, essential ingredients to the original's success. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted Jul 14, 2005
3/5 74% War of the Worlds (2005) "A thrilling but frivolous ride. " ‐ CineScene.com
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
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
Posted Jun 22, 2005
4.5/5 80% Cinderella Man (2005) "A humbling and stirring account of an upstanding American hero. " ‐ Oregon Herald
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
Posted Jun 1, 2005
3/5 41% Kicking & Screaming (2005) "Plenty of chuckles and charm to keep the ball rolling. " ‐ CineScene.com
Posted May 25, 2005
5/5 75% Crash (2004) "A masterful morality tale with a lot of guts. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted May 22, 2005
5/5 87% Millions (2005) "One of the year's most lovable and family friendly films. " ‐ Oregon Herald
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
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
Posted Apr 27, 2005
4/5 74% The Upside of Anger (2005) "Achieves a harmonious balance between truth and consequence. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted Apr 12, 2005
3.5/5 64% Robots (2005) "Cleverly clanky and colorful. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted Mar 30, 2005
2.5/5 30% Be Cool (2005) "The fastest way to turn cool into drool. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted Mar 23, 2005
5/5 90% Hotel Rwanda (2004) "The most significant event of the year. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted Feb 9, 2005
5/5 91% Million Dollar Baby (2004) "One of the finest character dramas ever made. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted Jan 27, 2005
4/5 87% The Aviator (2004) "An intricate character study of fame and misfortune. " ‐ Oregon Herald
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
Posted Jan 6, 2005
3.5/5 72% Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) "Dourly delightful. " ‐ Oregon Herald
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
Posted Dec 26, 2004
4.5/5 68% Closer (2004) "Dissects modern romance with a plastic spoon. " ‐ Oregon Herald
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
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
Posted Nov 26, 2004
4.5/5 81% Ray (2004) "Features the performance of a lifetime by Jamie Foxx. " ‐ Oregon Herald
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
Posted Nov 12, 2004
3.5/5 69% Everything Put Together (2001) "Suspenseful and satirical, it approaches a modern day suburban nightmare. " ‐ Oregon Herald
Posted Nov 12, 2004
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