Jared Mobarak

[Review] Hurry Up and Wait

Remember when Atlanta, Georgia based rock band Gringo Star was on everyone's lips and selling out shows throughout the USA back in 2011? Well, it didn't quite w...

[Review] The House I Live In

The Grand Jury Prize winner for documentary at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, Eugene Jarecki's look at American drug policy—The House I Live In—began with a d...

[Review] Me @ the Zoo

I didn't know who Chris Crocker was until last year. That tells you how frivolously I use the Internet and keep up with current affairs. I was not watching CNN ...

[Review] The Mayor

Rather than create some sort of exposé about the goings on inside nursing homes and the common belief it is inhumane, cowardly, and disrespectful to place your ...

[Review] Blancanieves

It appears Pablo Berger's silent, black and white interpretation of the Brothers' Grimm's Snow White has become a casualty of its subject's overexposure outside...

[Review] Knife Fight

With five nominations and two wins from the Academy Awards for documentary work, director Bill Guttentag set his sights on the world of political strategists wi...

[Review] Mama

There are many types of laughter, the kind coming out during a horror film always a point of interest. Many cope with fear by forcing themselves to laugh, the s...

Jared Mobarak

Jared Mobarak is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved film critic for The Film Stage, Art Director for Buffalo, NY film series Cultivate Cinema Circle, and member of OFCS and GWNYFCA. You can follow his cinematic viewing habits at Letterboxd.