Jared Mobarak

[Review] The Battery

It's hard to give any new film about zombies the benefit of the doubt. What started as a politically charged venue to comment on society has pretty much been wa...

[Review] The History of Future Folk

Hipster culture appears here to stay. Big-bearded, plaid flannel-wearing, folk music playing bohemians increase their numbers every day as bands like Fleet Foxe...

[Review] Hannah Arendt

Author Mary McCarthy (Janet McTeer) describes the titular Hannah Arendt (Barbara Sukowa) best when berating an emotionally blinded detractor vehemently slanderi...

[Review] Brooklyn Girls Fight Club

Although it's called Brooklyn Girls Fight Club and depicts more than a couple violent examples of those bare-knuckled brawls happening in undisclosed locales, p...

[Review] A Band Called Death

It took thirty-five years before proto-punk outfit Death’s guitarist, spiritualist, and uncompromising leader’s prophetic words came true, but the world finally...

[Review] Missed Connections

Sometimes we must look past formulaic cliché and an overreaching desire to transform a less than trustworthy internet dating tool on Craigslist into a phenomeno...

[Review] State 194

I don’t generally keep up on current affairs because there’s just too much going on outside my comfy little bubble with no immediate concern to me. Yes, I’m one...

[Review] 33 Postcards

A culturally significant film marking the first official cinematic co-production between Australia and China, Pauline Chan's 33 Postcards also provides a moving...

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.