Jared Mobarak

Critic

USA

Jared Mobarak is a Graphic Designer, Film Blogger at The Film Stage & Buffalo Vibe. He is also an Art Director at CultivateCinema. He is a member of the Online Film Critic Society.

Five Fingers for Marseilles

Date: 09 Sep 2017 Category: TV/Film
8.0 Rating
Director Michael Matthews and writer Sean Drummond were drawn to the landscapes of South Africa’s Eastern Cape while traveling their homeland, especially the echoes of classic cinematic western environments. Learning about how its current towns arose — from the ashes of Apartheid-era cities mimicking European capitals by name — only cemented the comparison, each a product of the locals taking control once their oppressors left after their g ...

Kati Kati

Date: 30 Dec 2016 Category: TV/Film
7.0 Rating
Most of cinema’s best films are those that do rather than explain. These works are created by artists wielding airtight concepts insofar as attaining their goal of delivering a specific, emotion-fueled message.
Kenyan creative Mbithi Masya‘s feature debut Kati Kati is a perfect example of what can be made when the right resources are supplied to the right people. Tom Tykwer, Marie Stenmann-Tykwer, and their One Fine Day shingle ...