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Jared Mobarak

Jared Mobarak
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
7/10 76% Bad Boys for Life (2020) We finally delve into who these guys are beyond machismo. Is it enough to reinvigorate the entire franchise? Probably not. But it was enough to make this chapter worthwhile.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2020
7/10 100% Fantastic Fungi (2019) [The film seeks] to reshape our relationship with mushrooms and our western notion of fearing their power. [Reducing] the stigma surrounding the subject may save your life.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
B- 61% The Wave (2020) I'm not completely sure [the filmmakers] hoped for "deepness" anyway. This is a comedy of the stoner variety despite its philosophical quandaries and sci-fi underpinnings.‐ The Film Stage
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2020
C+ 44% Three Christs (2020) It's enough to appreciate how far these characters have come regardless of whether the whole reason they're placed together is [problematically] usurped.‐ The Film Stage
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2020
7/10 86% Synonyms (Synonymes) (2019) [It's] obviously a cathartic piece of art augmented by Mercier's central, unbridled performance. But I [did] feel at arm's length for much of the runtime.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
7/10 81% Greener Grass (2019) Happiness is but a trick of evil. We take. We squander. And we forget our pain just long enough to suffer through it all again.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2020
7/10 93% The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) What I felt were off-putting idiosyncrasies at the start inevitably become charming quirks to remember fondly. [I eventually got] swept up by the film's artistic potency.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2019
6/10 71% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) The Next Level is fine. I still enjoyed the structural ingenuity, but I couldn't care about the characters underneath.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 25, 2019
8/10 97% American Factory (2019) The conversations Bognar and Reichert capture are damning on both sides. The result is humorous because of its absurdity (and cruelty), but it's also sobering.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
7/10 96% Love, Antosha (2019) Love, Antosha can't be anything but a love-fest, don't think it isn't earned. [Rather than] lament about what will now never be, enjoy it as a reason to appreciate what was.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
C+ 38% The Song of Names (2019) I wonder if it plays differently to those who've read the book and can bring that context with them. This should be Dovidl's story. Martin's self-pity makes it his own instead.‐ The Film Stage
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2019
8/10 91% Uncut Gems (2019) The plot behind Uncut Gems' race against the clock is firmly entrenched in a meticulously planned out escalation of connected events.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2019
6/10 52% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Abrams and company is sloppily pulling strings to reach their safe conclusion of sacrifice, faith, and convenience. It admittedly works regardless of whether it resonates.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2019
6/10 68% Bombshell (2019) While everyone else plays his/her caricature broadly, [Robbie] renders hers empathetic. The filmmakers bit off more than they could chew and are fortunate it mostly works.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2019
8/10 88% American Woman (2019) How do we grow in spite of [tragedy]? Each step [forward] proves to be a nuanced transformation thanks to Scott's quiet direction and Miller's stunning lead performance.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2019
10/10 97% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) This is a once in a lifetime love that frustration and resentment can risk destroying in hindsight as long as the memory of what was shared becomes permanent in their hearts.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2019
6/10 74% Richard Jewell (2019) So while I did enjoy the whole thanks to Hauser's affecting performance, I refuse to blindly ignore its blatant hypocrisy in the name of so-called "justice."‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2019
7/10 96% Promare (2019) [The] results arrive as though by the seat of the filmmakers' pants. This artistic choice maintains a desire to always have at least one more surprise up their sleeves.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2019
8/10 95% Atlantics (2019) [Its] straightforward narrative [goes] off the deep-end into a two-pronged, darkly beautiful, supernatural haunting. Things get a little shaky, but [Diop] sticks the landing.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
7/10 93% The Feeling of Being Watched (2018) The [film] is like an introductory handbook peeling back the layers on our government's activities to show how they willfully complicate our methods of keeping them in check.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
8/10 96% I Lost My Body (2019) The romantic angle is thus a distraction from what I Lost My Body is truly about. We must acknowledge our phantom limbs and accept that we've survived.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2019
9/10 81% A Hidden Life (2019) While we move along a straight line, the path forward remains a river of atmospheric currents condensing weeks into indelible expressions and feelings into profound [words].‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
8/10 98% One Child Nation (2019) [The film exposes] the human side of this nightmare [and] how the policy's repercussions will linger for generations well beyond China's own borders.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2019
7/10 93% Clemency (2019) This isn't a film for everyone because many can't have sympathy for people who choose to work [on] death row. [But that] shouldn't negate the human story Chukwu created.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2019
9/10 95% Little Women (2019) Don't underestimate Gerwig's accomplishment combining [its wonderful craft and cast] into a hopeful tale sprung from tragedy that won't let itself be mired in that pain.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2019
10/10 95% Marriage Story (2019) While I remember more than a few laugh-out-loud scenes, I couldn't describe them as vividly as those ending in tears. Johansson and Driver have never been better.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2019
7/10 90% Dark Waters (2019) Dark Waters is a depiction of heroism and strength opposite heavy odds, but it's also a sad indictment on how the governmental systems meant to protect us too often don't.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
9/10 99% For Sama (2019) [Filming] back then was about the dead telling [the world their] story. Now [the result is] about the living. The spirit in every frame burns brighter with each new viewer.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2019
8/10 89% The Two Popes (2019) I definitely laughed out loud more than once throughout The Two Popes, but its true impact lies in its moments of intense emotional weight.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2019
7/10 77% Frozen II (2019) The whole is far from perfect, but the good does outweigh the bad like its predecessor. [And] human compassion reigns supreme.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2019
10/10 83% Waves (2019) The script contrasts duty to the group with duty to the soul. The former's lie leads to turmoil; the latter's truth to a chance at peace.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2019
8/10 89% 1917 (2020) While a bit too stiff in its execution to be the masterpiece many hail it as, its adrenaline rush nature almost had me believing it was nonetheless.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2019
C 27% A Million Little Pieces (2019) [The filmmakers are] bound to [its] shortcomings because the text's drama is born solely from James' fear while everyone [else] distracts from the redundancy of that truth.‐ The Film Stage
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2019
B 79% Daniel Isn't Real (2019) Daniel Isn't Real proves itself best when it solely concerns the dynamic between [Schwarzenegger and Robbins'] two halves of one whole.‐ The Film Stage
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2019
7/10 71% The Aeronauts (2019) [The fictitious] James and Amelia provide us a century's worth of triumph and excitement in an hour-and-a-half. It's a wild appetizer for history's more expansive meal.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
6/10 52% Charlie's Angels (2019) [The] comedy is Charlie's Angels best attribute because it's what maintains our attention when obvious plot twists and familiar narrative tropes risk losing it.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2019
8/10 82% Queen & Slim (2019) Queen and Slim discover themselves through each other to become their best versions despite their impossible circumstances. Let's hope that we will too.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
8/10 96% The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) There's a lot of subtlety where backstory is concerned and plenty of heart for the present. A lot of this is due to the genuine rapport between LaBeouf and Gottsagen.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2019
7/10 81% Abominable (2019) The final result transcends any such conventions as its locale, character design, and wholesome messaging rise above to allow it to escape easy comparisons.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2019
9/10 93% Honey Boy (2019) This isn't just Shia LaBeouf placing blame for his adult struggles at his father's feet. Instead of forgiveness or blame, LaBeouf's script provides understanding.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
8/10 95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood's feel-good nature assures us of what Lloyd will do with the "mad he has inside," but what you do with yours is still unknown.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
3/10 42% The Laundromat (2019) Because Burns and Soderbergh choose to show a lot without saying anything, it's impossible to care.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
B No Score Yet Age Out (2019) Utilizing the style he honed as Terrence Malick's editor and on his directorial debut The Better Angels, Edwards supplies Richie's inner turmoil through poetic imagery.‐ The Film Stage
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
8/10 90% The Souvenir (2019) We shake our heads at what Julie does, but it's not because her actions are unbelievable. It's precisely because we've made those same mistakes that she demands our empathy.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2019
C- 24% The Warrior Queen of Jhansi (2019) The filmmakers push hard to beat us over the head with a dynamic of good versus evil that's already intrinsic to the circumstances.‐ The Film Stage
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2019
6/10 64% Rockaway (2019) It shines [in] its desire to retain the darkness that's intrinsic to its drama [despite focusing upon kids]. Youth doesn't exempt us from the cruel world in which we live.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
8/10 96% The Irishman (2019) Whether Sheeran was as prolific a triggerman as he admitted doesn't factor into [the film's] success because the honesty of his loneliness and regrets outshine the details.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
8/10 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) Ken is the story's hero. And it's great to see Bale excel in that space with some brilliant comedic flair to go with his trademarked brooding temperament.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
C+ 88% Feast of the Seven Fishes (2019) [Despite the number of] subplots, Christmas Eve slows things down to make the camaraderie of preparing [dinner] an excuse to go into a trance of unadulterated joy.‐ The Film Stage
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
8/10 95% Bisbee '17 (2018) Greene introduces his premise as though a game and then lets the camera capture personal truths his amateur actors learn in the process.‐ Jaredmobarak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019