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Marty Mapes

Marty Mapes
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
99%

Timbuktu (2015)

"It's the little, everyday repression that makes life under "Islamic" thugs so unbearable" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Jun 24, 2015
3/4 100%

Come Back, Africa (1959)

"Not as good a film as On the Bowery, but intelligent, rare, and heartbreaking" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Mar 7, 2014
3/4 86%

The Attack (2013)

"Excellent film about a suicide bomber's husband looking for answers" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Jan 9, 2014
2.5/4 83%

From Up On Poppy Hill (2013)

"Blu-ray release was wrested from The Mouse, but has the same set of extras" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Aug 30, 2013
2.5/4 100%

The Damned (Les maudits) (1947)

"An early submarine movie from director René Clément" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Aug 21, 2013
4/4 77%

Samsara (2012)

"Meet your new go-to disc for showing off your home theater" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Feb 1, 2013
3.5/4 83%

Manufactured Landscapes (2007)

"Marvel at the sheer size of human industry (or is that human folly?)" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Dec 14, 2012
3.5/4 93%

Elena (2012)

"Not a shot is wasted in this tale of two families" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Nov 5, 2012
3/4 95%

The Secret World of Arrietty (2012)

"Ghibli makes another gorgeous growing-up movie" ‐Movie Habit
Posted May 24, 2012
3/4 89%

The Trip (2011)

"Deconstructing comedy, as comedy" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Mar 22, 2012
3.5/4 100%

Enemies of the People (2010)

"Six hours of extras are daunting, but this is history and not the movies" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Mar 22, 2012
3/4 69%

sleep furiously. (2011)

"Lovely and comforting portrait of life in a Welsh village" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Dec 1, 2011
3/4 No Score Yet

Elsewhere (2001)

"Next movie night, go somewhere else" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Aug 12, 2011
3/4 83%

Collapse (2009)

"Prophet and disciple conspire to present a chilling message of collapse" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Sep 28, 2010
4/4 93%

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

"Picture quality improved over previous releases, new extras an added bonus" ‐Movie Habit
Posted May 2, 2010
2/4 35%

The Slammin' Salmon (2009)

"Not their best work, but still a guilty pleasure" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Apr 13, 2010
3/4 No Score Yet

The Last Stage (1948)

"The world's first, most personal, Holocaust movie" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Apr 4, 2010
3.5/4 87%

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)

"Herzog has Cage explore the bliss of evil" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Apr 4, 2010
3/4 No Score Yet

Lady of the Night (1925)

"Impossible-to-find titles like this one now made on demand" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Mar 18, 2010
3/4 92%

Ponyo (2009)

"The first American Blu-ray release of a Miyazaki film! Hooray!" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Mar 13, 2010
2.5/4 67%

Paris (2008)

"Paean to Paris is light in all the right ways" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Mar 13, 2010
3/4 92%

Il Divo (2009)

"A smart political film, a fascinating villainous politician" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Oct 29, 2009
3/4 No Score Yet

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"More solid and funny than expected for a show on its way out" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Oct 18, 2009
3/4 85%

Rumba (2008)

"Tasty comedy descended from silent film comedy and Napoleon Dynamite" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Oct 18, 2009
3/4 92%

Munyurangabo (2009)

"Munyurangabo lies somewhere between cinema verité and fable" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Oct 18, 2009
3/4 No Score Yet

Private Century (2006)

"History creeps in, although the movie skews too close to the personal" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Oct 18, 2009
3.5/4 No Score Yet

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"Just the right size; travel guide will open your eyes without wasting your time" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Jul 3, 2009
2.5/4 86%

Three Days of the Condor (1975)

"Has a dose of camp that might not have been intended 30 years ago" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Jul 3, 2009
3.5/4 54%

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

"An action movie for the art house crowd, or a highbrow movie for the action crowd" ‐Movie Habit
Posted May 14, 2009
2.5/4 No Score Yet

()

"Another round the same old show that you're comfortable and familiar with" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Apr 21, 2009
3.5/4 95%

To Catch a Thief (1955)

"Not bad on TV; much better on DVD" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Apr 21, 2009
2.5/4 No Score Yet

Lady With the Dog (1960)

"Fans of Checkhov will delight in this pristine film from 1960" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Apr 21, 2009
3/4 93%

Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

"An anti-miserablist film. A lark, but one with Mike Leigh's signature well-defined characters." ‐Movie Habit
Posted Apr 21, 2009
3.5/4 100%

The Odd Couple (1968)

""Opposites" a great comic setup, but the movie takes it as a starting point, not a focal point" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Apr 21, 2009
2/4 56%

Sukiyaki Western Django (2008)

"With a lot to criticize, Sukiyaki Western Django still has its charms" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Feb 22, 2009
2/4 54%

Mamma Mia! (2008)

"Skip it, not because it's a chick flick, but because it doesn't aim to be more than fluff" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Feb 22, 2009
3.5/4 98%

Roman Holiday (1953)

"So light and enjoyable that it almost seems wrong to ascribe more to it than pure entertainment" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Jan 20, 2009
4/4 98%

Sunset Boulevard (1950)

"Sunset Blvd. is both great entertainment and great literature" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Jan 20, 2009
3.5/4 94%

Unser täglich Brot (Our Daily Bread) (2006)

"Pair with Michael Pollan's treatises on food, or with The Gleaners and I and King Corn" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Jan 20, 2009
3/4 94%

The Violin (El Violin) (2007)

"Perfect casting: the photogenic Ángel Tavira is a valuable find for writer/director Francisco Vargas" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Jun 19, 2008
4/4 94%

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

"Thankfully an artist, Julian Schnabel, is at the helm, rather than a cheerleader" ‐Movie Habit
Posted May 22, 2008
3.5/4 93%

No Country for Old Men (2007)

"Better the second time around because you can look at the detail and nuance you might've missed" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Apr 25, 2008
2.5/4 92%

El Cid (1961)

"An epic on the cusp of two eras. Dated, but well crafted. The "Miriam Collection" fills the box." ‐Movie Habit
Posted Feb 13, 2008
3.5/4 88%

Helvetica (2007)

"Hustwit doesn't just poke his camera in the faces of experts on typography; he tells a story" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Dec 20, 2007
3.5/4 51%

Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)

"When you love a movie that earns 50% on the Tomatometer, it's safer to call it a "guilty pleasure"" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Dec 20, 2007
2.5/4 No Score Yet

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"Notorious for giving very few interviews, Depp agreed to go on Inside the Actors Studio" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Dec 20, 2007
2/4 94%

Crime Story (Zhong an zu) (New Police Story) (Police Dragon) (1993)

"Mr. Nice Guy picks up a gun for Crime story" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Aug 30, 2007
4/4 94%

Lat sau san taam (Hard-Boiled) (1992)

"If Hard Boiled is not Woo's masterpiece, it certainly represents him well" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Aug 30, 2007
2.5/4 93%

The Host (2007)

"Think Godzilla, but with better special effects and better all-around filmmaking" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Aug 30, 2007
2.5/4 No Score Yet

One Armed Swordsman (1967)

"Predictable, and not so focused on the fight scenes, but satisfying nevertheless" ‐Movie Habit
Posted Jun 28, 2007
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