The Egregious Dan Aykroyd-Related Omission from Tupac Biography “All Eyez on Me”

Kevin: When it was released last summer, the Tupac Shakur biography “All Eyez on Me” (now currently available on HBO) likely hoped to be the next “Straight Outta Compton” in its portrayal of another influential and controversial hip-hop trailblazer. Instead it was more like the Robert Downey Jr.-starring “Chaplin,” in that both were anchored by … Continue reading The Egregious Dan Aykroyd-Related Omission from Tupac Biography “All Eyez on Me”

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Before Harvey or Aziz, Michael Douglas Struck the First Blow for #MeToo Against Demi Moore in “Disclosure”

Kevin: The #MeToo movement continues to keep Tinseltown in suspense over who will be in its crosshairs next, starting with taking down Harvey Weinstein for his decades of sexual abuse and blackmail, to most recently exposing Aziz Ansari’s inability to recognize non-verbal cues while having oral sex performed on him. In light of the current … Continue reading Before Harvey or Aziz, Michael Douglas Struck the First Blow for #MeToo Against Demi Moore in “Disclosure”

“Star Wars” Postmortem: Is “The Last Jedi” Backlash Unfair, or Does the Movie Really Just Suck?

Kevin: “The Last Jedi” this week officially became the highest grossing movie of 2017, and while such a milestone would normally be an indication that said film is a four-quadrant crowd-pleaser, the newest “Star Wars” is actually one of the most polarizing box office champs of all time. While many early reviews hailed it as … Continue reading “Star Wars” Postmortem: Is “The Last Jedi” Backlash Unfair, or Does the Movie Really Just Suck?

The Rock’s “Baywatch” Can’t Be More Entertaining Than Hasselhoff’s Bizarro “Baywatch Nights”

(Originally posted May 26, 2017) Kevin: Back in January we expressed our skepticism that the big-screen remakes of “CHiPs” and “Baywatch” could possibly match their television counterparts in both the action and comedy (at least of the unintentional variety) departments. We all know how the new “CHiPs” turned out, and it doesn’t look like Dwayne … Continue reading The Rock’s “Baywatch” Can’t Be More Entertaining Than Hasselhoff’s Bizarro “Baywatch Nights”

Review: The World’s Greatest Heroes Battle the World’s Shittiest Villain in “Justice League”

Kevin: So CJ even though we both finally got around to seeing “Justice League” last week, we completely went against the whole theme of the film by seeing it separately, while if the entire Tough Guy Squad had seen it together we could have been the most powerful reviewing team of all time. For the … Continue reading Review: The World’s Greatest Heroes Battle the World’s Shittiest Villain in “Justice League”

“Justice League” Friday Flashback: Kevin Feels Super Empowered After Seeing “Wonder Woman”

(Originally posted June 9, 2017) Kevin: You’re probably aware that “Wonder Woman” made movie history last weekend, as after a year and a half we finally discovered who took that photo that Diana was so anxious to get back from Lex Luthor in “Batman v. Superman.” Well it turns out it was some old French guy. … Continue reading “Justice League” Friday Flashback: Kevin Feels Super Empowered After Seeing “Wonder Woman”

“Kidnap” Proves that Halle Berry is a Horrible Driver and a Worse Actress

Kevin: Well it’s official, even though it is still early November we have the clear winner for worst movie of not only 2017, but possibly next year and retroactively for 2016 as well. The child-in-peril thriller “Kidnap” is like “Breakdown” if “Breakdown” had zero tension, consisted of characters who made bafflingly stupid decisions at all … Continue reading “Kidnap” Proves that Halle Berry is a Horrible Driver and a Worse Actress

“Yak-Mana!” The “One and Done” Series Kicks Off with Kurt Thomas and “Gymkata”

(Originally posted Jan. 27, 2017) Kevin: Schwarzenegger. Stallone. Norris. Seagal. Thomas. Don’t recognize that last one? Well you’re not alone. For every Arnold or Sly who captured the public’s heart, there was a Kurt Thomas or Jeff Speakman who did not. But now they are finally getting their due with the Tough Guy Digest “One and … Continue reading “Yak-Mana!” The “One and Done” Series Kicks Off with Kurt Thomas and “Gymkata”

Review: You’ll Love Having Your Face Smashed in by Vince Vaughn in “Brawl in Cell Block 99”

Kevin: Well CJ and I have certainly had an embarrassment of riches at the theater lately. We just got done with our review of the modern day classic “Geostorm,” but we certainly can’t forget about the awesomeness of Vince Vaughn’s “Brawl in Cell Block 99,” written and directed by S. Craig Zahler, who only after two … Continue reading Review: You’ll Love Having Your Face Smashed in by Vince Vaughn in “Brawl in Cell Block 99”

Review: Kevin and CJ See Gerard Butler’s “Geostorm,” and Walk Out of the Theater Better People Because of It

Kevin: Years from now, one of the great questions that will bond people together will be, “When did you officially fall in love with ‘Geostorm’?” Was it the first of many shots of a countdown clock showing “Time to Geostorm”? Was it when Ed Harris, playing the Secretary of State of the United States, pulls … Continue reading Review: Kevin and CJ See Gerard Butler’s “Geostorm,” and Walk Out of the Theater Better People Because of It