This weekend, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson begins his season-long domination of the box office with “Snitch,” a suspenseful crime thriller based on true events.
In the film, Johnson plays John Matthews, a working stiff who hasn’t had much time for his son ever since a nasty divorce. But when his kid gets arrested for drug possession, Matthews must do whatever it takes to help him out. When he learns that his… Continue reading 'Snitch' Review: The Pros and Cons of Dwayne Johnson's New Movie
Aside from some fleeting cameo appearances in the last two “Expendables” movies (and that incredibly brief walk through in “The Rundown”), Arnold Schwarzenegger has mostly been absent from movies. (His last leading role was 2003’s “Terminator 3: Rise… Continue reading 'The Last Stand' Review: The Pros And Cons Of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Comeback Movie
You can’t keep a good cannibalistic inbred serial killer down! This weekend sees the release of “Texas Chainsaw 3D” (yes, the word “Massacre” is purposefully missing from the title — more on that in a minute), the latest in a seemingly unending series of reboots, sequels and spin-offs that began with 1974’s immortal classic “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” and continued through a cluster of contentious follow-ups and a pair… Continue reading 'Texas Chainsaw 3D' Review: Pros And Cons Of The Horror Sequel
While you probably wouldn’t know it based on the miniscule amount of advertising done for the film, there’s a new movie that opened this past weekend, which reunites the “Good Will Hunting” team of director Gus Van Sant and co-writer/star Matt Damon. Called “Promised Land,” the film stars John Krasinksi (who co-wrote the screenplay with Damon) and Rosemarie DeWitt, and takes a close look at the controversial energy-extraction process known… Continue reading 'Promised Land' Review: The Pros And Cons Of Matt Damon's New Movie