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Mark Jackson, Epoch Times
Mark Jackson is senior film critic for the Epoch Times. With 20 years experience as a professional New York actor, he writes stripped-down, fun reviews intended to serve our readership's movie-going needs.
August 11, 2012
Movie Review: ‘The Bourne Legacy’
The wildly successful “Bourne” movies tend to have certain ingredients. There is some form of identity crisis, usually ...
August 4, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Total Recall’
Hopefully, seeing Total Recall will convince us to resist having our memories tinkered with, avoid getting hit in ...
July 28, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Searching for Sugar Man’
Never heard of him? Nobody had. Until now.... his unsung story is finally, brilliantly, and heartwarmingly sung.
July 20, 2012
Movie Review: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’
'The Dark Knight Rises' is an all-star cast, heavy hitters all. Everybody can act up a storm, any ...
July 3, 2012
Movie Review: ‘The Amazing Spiderman’
“The Amazing Spider-Man” is a thrilling visual roller-coaster ride, it fails to deliver any tangible substance and maintains ...
June 24, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World’
Keira Knightley and Steve Carell in the romantic comedy-drama “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,” ...
June 3, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Crooked Arrows’
The story of a Native American lacrosse team who overcomes the odds to try to win a prep ...
May 26, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Men in Black 3’
All in all, it looks good, it has good concepts, and it should have killed as a comedic ...
May 22, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Moonrise Kingdom’
A charming look down memory lane for those born in the 1950s. This movie examines innocence, purity, the ...
May 19, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Battleship’
Whether a shameless military recruitment film is a good thing is always an interesting question.
May 7, 2012
Movie Review: ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’
We’ve probably all heard words to the effect that if you retire without a good hobby, then life ...
May 4, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Bernie’
Based on a true story, Jack Black plays assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede in the sleepy town of ...
April 15, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Wrath of the Titans’
Wrath of the Titans continues the story of Perseus, the son of Zeus, as he battles the Titans ...
April 12, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Lockout’
While Lockout will definitely be locked out of next year’s Oscar-running, it would be a cheap shot to ...
March 12, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Salmon Fishing in the Yemen’
A wealthy sheik falls in love with cold-water fly-fishing on his Scottish estate and decides to construct a ...
March 2, 2012
Movie Review: ‘The Lorax’
What’s a Lorax? It's Danny DeVito wearing a fuzzy orange jumpsuit with whacking great yellow whiskers and shrunk ...
February 27, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Act of Valor’
“When you meet an active-duty U.S. Navy SEAL, he has a look. He has an intensity and an ...
February 16, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Thin Ice’
“Thin Ice” is like “Fargo” meets “The Sting,” except that those other two movies are very interesting. Granted, ...
February 8, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Undefeated’
The story of “Undefeated” is a Cinderella story—unrecognized virtue at last recognized. This version is uncommonly well told.
February 3, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Chronicle’
Glowering into the camera, a teenager slowly clenches his hand into a fist. Behind him, in sync with ...
January 27, 2012
Movie Review: ‘The Grey’
Legislation as well as cash incentives have been proposed in Alaska to encourage aerial wolf gunning, the controversial ...
January 20, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Red Tails’
A 1925 Army War College report concluded that the “Negro man was immoral, mentally inferior to whites, profoundly ...
December 27, 2011
Movie Review: ‘We Bought A Zoo’
One thing is for certain—you won’t need any courage at all to buy tickets to see this heart-warming ...
December 23, 2011
Movie Review: ‘Mission Impossible–Ghost Protocol’
There are two stars of the new “Mission Impossible–Ghost Protocol”—Tom Cruise, of course, but also Brad Bird, best ...
November 18, 2011
Movie Review: ‘The Descendants’
George Clooney is a man who excels at just about everything. How did that much good stuff all ...
November 12, 2011
Movie Review: J. Edgar
Hoover, at least as presented here, was not a particularly interesting or likeable individual.
November 3, 2011
Movie Review: ‘Tower Heist’
Tower Heist is a big, slick Hollywood comedy starring Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy. They should project it ...
Did the FBI Use Formal Interviews With Ohr to Transmit Information From Steele?
News Analysis News AnalysisThe fourth highest-ranking official at the Department of Justice (DOJ), Bruce Ohr, actively shared information ...
Dossier Author Worried Comey Firing Would Expose Operation, New Messages Reveal
The former British spy who composed the infamous dossier of unverified claims about the presidential campaign of Donald ...
US Bars Pentagon From Funding China-Backed Confucius Institutes
The Department of Defense has been barred from funding Chinese Communist Party-backed Confucius Institutes located at universities across ...
We Need Journalism, Not Grandstanding
Journalism is dead. It wasn’t killed by anything President Donald Trump tweeted. It committed suicide because President Trump ...