Kevin: “They don’t make movies like that anymore” is a phrase that would certainly apply to “Face/Off,” although they didn’t really make movies like that before either. That’s because “Face/Off” is a true original: an ultra-violent summer blockbuster, with a hilariously gonzo premise played completely straight, starring two VERY over the top and fully committed … Continue reading Kevin/CJ Tag Team the Insane Brilliance of Travolta/Cage in “Face/Off”
Kevin: Forget about B.C. vs. A.D., as of last Friday I now divide the historical calendar into two eras: B.T.T. (before I knew “Triple Threat” existed) and A.T.T. (after I saw the “Triple Threat” trailer). The reason “Triple Threat” has gone from a movie I didn’t know about a week ago to my most anticipated … Continue reading Meet the Stars of Your Future Favorite Action Film: “Triple Threat”
Kevin: There are a number of benefits that come with staying at a nice hotel: room service, having someone else make your bed, finding a chocolate on your pillow, etc. There is also the opportunity to pay twice the cost of a ticket to order a movie you could have seen in theaters a few … Continue reading Hotel Pay-Per-View Triple Feature: Yes, a Katherine Heigl Movie is Better than The Rock’s
Kevin: If for some reason you bought a 2020 calendar really early and haven’t had any important events to add to it, Warner Brothers is helping you out by announcing two new DC comic book movies for that year: the creatively titled “Untitled DC Film” set for February 14, and the less creatively titled “Untitled … Continue reading TGD Can’t Wait for “Untitled DC Film” in 2020!
Kevin: It’s no secret we’ve been counting the days until the release of disaster flick “Geostorm” ever since we read the official synopsis (“As a man heads into space to prevent climate-controlling satellites from creating a storm of epic proportions, his brother discovers a plot to assassinate the president”), while the initial footage only whetted … Continue reading “Geostorm” Update! New Trailer Puts Gerard Butler into Space, Gives Kevin and CJ a Reason to Live
Kevin: As it approaches its third weekend in release, “Baby Driver” is shaping up to be the surprise sleeper hit of a summer that so far has been dominated by costly disappointments (“Baywatch,” “The Mummy” etc.). The film has benefited from great reviews (96% on Rotten Tomatoes) and even better word of mouth, as at … Continue reading Postmortem: Is “Baby Driver” Really THAT Good?
Kevin: July 4th may be the day we celebrate America’s independence, but July 6th marks perhaps an even greater moment in our nation’s history, as that was the day Sylvester Stallone was born into this world 71 years ago in Hell’s Kitchen, NY. Since bursting onto the scene with “Rocky” in 1976, Sly has been … Continue reading Happy Birthday Sylvester Stallone! TGD Ranks Sly’s Best One-Two Punch