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”

Hotel Pay-Per-View Triple Feature: Yes, a Katherine Heigl Movie is Better than The Rock’s

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

Following “Baywatch” and “Pirates” Box Office Debacle, TGD Highlights Previous Memorial Day Hits and Misses

Kevin: It looks like a lot of Americans were more interested in cooking hot dogs and hitting the beach than going to the movies this past Memorial Day, as box office earnings for the four-day weekend were the lowest for that period since 1999, mainly due to the underperforming “Pirates 5,” the second-week nosedive of “Alien: … Continue reading Following “Baywatch” and “Pirates” Box Office Debacle, TGD Highlights Previous Memorial Day Hits and Misses

Trailer for Gerard Butler’s “Geostorm” Checks All the Right Disaster Movie Boxes

Kevin: The Gerard Butler vs. Mother Nature thriller “Geostorm” was already high on Tough Guy Digest’s radar based on its official synopsis alone: “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.” Actually just the fact that it … Continue reading Trailer for Gerard Butler’s “Geostorm” Checks All the Right Disaster Movie Boxes

New “CHiPs” and “Baywatch” Trailers Remind Us of the Good Old Days

Kevin: While the current award season is showcasing original and high-quality films such as “Moonlight,” “Manchester by the Sea,” and “La La Land,” Hollywood made sure to remind us of the warmed-over garbage it normally produces by releasing trailers for the upcoming movie versions of “CHiPs” and “Baywatch” this week. Both projects seem to be … Continue reading New “CHiPs” and “Baywatch” Trailers Remind Us of the Good Old Days