Transformers: The Last Knight means well even as the plot points fly apart like an exploding Autobot.
CAST: Mark Wahlberg
If you read the plots for Ted and Ted 2, you would think that they’re completely ridiculous — and they are. A teddy bear named Ted comes to life and hangs out with his best friend, acting and talking like an adult? Yeah, right! For whatever reason, this silliness resonated with me and millions of other […]
A variation of a popular saying is “nothing exceeds like excess.” In the case of summer blockbusters, it almost seems like a game for directors to see how much they can cram into the running time to please the eyes and ears if not the mind as well. When I saw the trailer for Transformers: […]
A tactical mission in Afghanistan to eliminate a top Taliban target goes awry in Lone Survivor. On June 11, 1963, a Vietnamese monk sat down at a busy Saigon intersection and chose to be burned alive as a protest against the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government. The monk sat motionless while he […]
Mark Wahlberg plays the straight man to his highly inappropriate, permanently immature childhood teddy bear in the CGI buddy film, Ted. Ted is the big-screen effort from small-screen impresario Seth MacFarlane of Family Guy fame (among others). That’s actually a good piece of information to know going into this film as Ted will feel extremely familiar […]
Here’s my take on The Fighter. This effort has been a major focus for its star and chief proponent Mark Wahlberg. He’d apparently been working to get this out for several years. The movie is a bit of a biopic on the life of two boxing brothers and their quirky family in Lowell, Massachusetts. The older step-brother, Dicky […]