Kevin: I have to admit I've been kind of looking forward to "The Meg" for a while, mainly because we haven't had a good big-budget shark attack movie since "Deep Blue Sea" (don't even bother trying to argue on behalf of "The Shallows,” one of the worst movies I’ve seen in a theater in years). … Continue reading “The Meg” Trailer Promises Jason Statham vs. Giant Shark, So Why Aren’t We More Excited?
The long and winding road toward “The Fate of the Furious” came to a stop this week with our thoughts on both “Furious 7” and the newest entry which is currently breaking box office records all over the globe. But we can’t quite let go of a franchise that has consumed so much of our … Continue reading What We’ve Learned from “The Fast and Furious” Movies
Kevin: It’s appropriate that the newest entry in the “Fast and Furious” series has been released on the weekend in which we celebrate the resurrection of Christ, as the franchise over the years has performed an even more divine miracle: resurrecting the careers of Vin Diesel and Paul Walker. With the addition of The Rock in … Continue reading The Countdown to “Fate of the Furious” Continues: “Furious 6”
Kevin: While there was plenty of action on the field in Sunday’s overtime classic Super Bowl, we also got some tantalizing glimpses at several films that made our 2017 Preview. And as far as we’re concerned, Charlize Theron kissing Vin Diesel in the “Fate of the Furious” trailer was even more shocking than the Pats’ fourth-quarter comeback, … Continue reading TGD Super Bowl Trailer Round-Up: Charlize Kisses Vin! Johnny Collects a Paycheck! Optimus Prime Still a Sociopath!
Kevin: Jason Statham returns in the new sequel to “The Mechanic.” Don’t remember “The Mechanic”? Don’t worry, most people don’t either, but they should at least be aware that it was based on a much better Charles Bronson-Jan Michael Vincent thriller from the 1970s. I’ve seen the Jason Statham version once, and all I can … Continue reading Review: Should You Pull the Trigger on “The Mechanic: Resurrection”? (Updated)