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TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT Big Game Spot

Here is the Big Game spot for the fifth Transformers movie The Last Knight. Your next dose of Bayhem is coming to cinemas this June and there is nothing we can do to stop it.    The Last Knight shatters...

Critical Distance: PATRIOTS DAY, How to Rewrite History

Recently released wide across the U.S., Patriots Day continues the cinematic tradition of rewriting history for fun and profits. The movie revisits the April 2013 bombing in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. that killed three people and injured more than 260. It...

PATRIOTS DAY Is Exploitative Hollywood at Its Worst

Out nationwide on January 13 (New York and LA on December 21) Patriots Day is the first big-screen adaptation of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings carried out by the Tsarnaev brothers. Directed by Peter Berg and staring Mark Wahlberg (the...

Review: DEEPWATER HORIZON, Heroes At the Mouth of Hell

Six years ago, nightmare images of an oil rig burning at night in the Gulf Coast seared themselves into memory. The fire raged high and furious against a pitch-black landscape, leaving one to wonder just what had happened ... and...

Interview: Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell And Sean Anders Talk DADDY'S HOME From The Set

In Sean Anders’ comedy hit Daddy’s Home, Will Ferrell plays Brad, a middle-aged man who is very much in love with his wife (Linda Cardellini) and with the notion of being a responsible family man. He has everything - a...

Critical Distance: Michael Bay's Military Might Is Not So Strong After All

Sooner or later, Michael Bay will die. How will he be remembered? The filmmaker, soon to turn 51 years of age, will undoubtedly be honored as one of the greatest moneymakers in modern Hollywood history. The 12 movies he has...

Review: TED 2 Boasts Few Laughs In Awkward Mix Of Lewd Humor And Classic Drama

Seth MacFarlane and Mark Wahlberg team up once again for Ted 2, an outing that is just as bawdy as its hit predecessor, but more scattershot, even by the standards of the mind who brought us Family Guy. Ted 2...

Review: ENTOURAGE, Exhausting And Insulting And Discouraging

The television series Entourage ran for eight seasons on HBO, but I checked out sometime during the third season in 2006, burned out on the show's consistently tasteless humor and refusal to engage with its subject matter on anything more...

"There Are No Chicks With Dicks" In The New Red Band TED 2 Trailer

Say what you like about Seth MacFarlane, Ted was funny, and made a huge amount of money all over the world. Like US$550 million. That's Fast & Furious big. For a comedy, about Marky Mark and a CGI bear with...

TED 2: This Big Game Spot Throws The Perfect Spiral

Now the the big game is all wrapped up and the winner has been declared it almost seems to be a divine act of providence that a certain someone appears in the big game spot for Ted 2. Still funny. There just...

Wahlberg. MacFarlane. Semen. It's The TED 2 Trailer.

Let's be honest: You already know everything you need to know to know if you're part of the audience for Seth MacFarlane's Ted 2. The first Ted was something of a surprise hit, performing at a level WAY above what...

Review: THE GAMBLER, Addiction? What Addiction?

Mark Wahlberg cries in the very first moment of The Gambler, immediately distinguishing his character from the one played by James Caan in the 1974 original. (His name is different too. ) Jim Bennett says goodbye to his dying grandfather...

Review: TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION Is The Film Michael Bay Was Born To Make

Like the film I'm talking about, this is going to take a bit to get through. My advice for both film and review: Sit back, and enjoy the ride.Transformers: Age of Extinction is, if one wants to rank such things, the...

TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION To Debut In Hong Kong

It has just been announced that the latest instalment in Michael Bay's colossal toy commercial movie franchise, Transformers: Age of Extinction, will have its World Premiere in Hong Kong on 19 June.This is a welcome surprise as Hong Kong rarely...

Optimus Ride Grimlock! TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION Big Game Spot

Oh. Dear. Me.Have you ever had one of those days when you wake up and say to yourself, "Man. What I need today is to see a Transformer, riding on top of a Dinobot, wielding a sword". Well, consider your...

Review: LONE SURVIVOR Offers An Intense, Visceral Depiction Of The War Experience

Samuel Fuller, who directed some of the best war movies ever made, and who was a combat veteran himself, famously stated, "To make a real war movie would be to fire at the audience from behind a screen." Peter Berg's...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks 2 GUNS, BLUE JASMINE and BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

Twitchvision is back after a week's hiatus, and Scott Laurie is back in the anchor chair. We chat about 2 Guns, directed by 101 Reykjavik's Baltasar Kormákur, a decent "Mexican Standoff" film with a refreshingly convoluted plot and fine performance...

Review: 2 GUNS is A Solidly Entertaining, Comedy-Infused Action Film

This summer, the Hollywood movie landscape has become increasingly littered with the desiccated corpses of would-be blockbusters which failed to find their audiences, many probably weary of the seemingly interchangeable array of loud, special-effects heavy spectacles offered to them weekly....

Twitch Picks 3 Awesome Denzel+Wahlberg Crossovers

The top box office draw for fans of ridiculous action this week is undoubtedly 2 Guns -- a buddy action movie starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. For a certain kind of viewer, the mere sight of the 2 Guns...

Review: PAIN & GAIN Mocks Meatheads, Is Meatheaded

Pain & Gain is a brash, puerile action-comedy of errors about a trio of muscle-obsessed idiots who set out to extort money from a sleazy Miami businessman by kidnapping and torturing him. Michael Bay, who directed it, is almost the...