Jared Mobarak

[Review] Extraterrestrial

You wake in a strange place without memory of arriving. You see light's curved shadows on the wall through clouded eyes while a chorus of clanging is heard in t...

[Review] Snow White and the Huntsman

What happens when a fairy tale depicting an innocent princess saved by a litany of characters on her way to the crown turns into an epic battle with a heroine i...

[Review] Men in Black III

While strange for a Men in Black film to open with something other than a crashing spaceship, I'll admit to being ecstatic for the alternative. Having the sexy ...

[Review] Battleship

Screenwriters Erich and Jon Hoeber actually made paying Hasbro a boatload of cash for their seemingly-unnecessary board game property a relevant story point in ...

[Review] The Five-Year Engagement

Writer/actor Jason Segel and writer/director Nicholas Stoller have been working with each other for years now, both cementing their membership in Judd Apatow's ...

[Review] Think Like a Man

In 2009, comedian and television personality Steve Harvey gave women the keys to the castle. His best-selling book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, flew off ...

[Review] The Lucky One

Sadly—or perhaps not—The Lucky One did not instill a need to rectify by neglect of watching or reading author Nicholas Sparks' previous works. A romantic drama ...

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.