Jared Mobarak

[Review] Mysteries of Lisbon

Finally making its way into American theatres on the cusp of its director’s passing, Mistérios de Lisboa gives us an epic look into the bourgeois dramatics...

[Review] Colombiana

When it comes to an action flick scribed by the prolific Luc Besson, one shouldn’t be surprised to see a badass heroine using a toothbrush and towel as her ...

[Review] One Day

“Whatever happens tomorrow, we’ve had today.” That quote could very well be the answer to the meaning of life. The future is a construct in a constant st...

[Review] The Change-Up

It may be overly derisive to say, especially from a guy who watched Like Father Like Son and Vice Versa religiously during the late-80s, but The Change-Up h...

[Review] The Smurfs

I think Grouchy says it best during goodbyes with his human counterparts in The Smurfs. “I hated it so much … less than expected.” He then caps it off with,...

[Review] Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Love can make you do stupid things. Love can drive you crazy. It can break your heart, make you better than you ever thought you could be, or be used as a...

[Review] Zookeeper

What is the point of giving Zookeeper a rating? There really is none. The people who want to see it will see it, the kids who its aimed for will eat up the...

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.