Kevin: Today CJ and I are bringing in a couple of guest contributors (friends of the site Michael and Rich) to help out on our review of Mark Wahlberg’s “Mile 22,” partly because the four of us saw the film together, but mainly because we needed as much help as possible to make sense of this … Continue reading Review: Mark Walhberg Drives Right Into a Ditch on the Way to “Mile 22”
Kevin: We kicked off our “No Small Parts” series by saluting Kim Coates’ turn as the henchman who tries to play a game of “Light or Punch?” with Bruce Willis in “The Last Boy Scout;” it did not go well for him. We were going to next highlight the S.T. (Still Fat) version of Billy … Continue reading “No Small Parts”: Celebrating 20 Years of Alfred Molina’s Awesome Mix Tape #6 in “Boogie Nights”
Before its release, few would have predicted that “The Last Knight” could actually be the last movie (save for the announced Bumblebee spin-off) in the formerly surefire “Transformers” franchise, but it appears Optimus Prime is facing his greatest nemesis yet: apathetic moviegoers. The lukewarm box office so far is especially shocking since the last film … Continue reading Review: Does “The Last Knight” Deliver a Fatal Wound to the Transformers Franchise?
Kevin: Tough Guy Digest is back after a two-week early summer hiatus, and although we’d like to say that we had a lot of adventures and spent quality time with our loved ones, we were mainly recovering from celebrating back-to-back birthdays for “Lethal Weapon” and “Predator.” (Let’s also note that “Face/Off” is celebrating its 20th … Continue reading TGD Returns: Kevin Tries to Recap the “Transformers” Movies Without Actually Watching Them Again
Kevin: Many deserving nominees will be gathered during this Sunday’s Oscar telecast hoping to hear their name called from the stage, and until recently Ben Affleck, Michael Keaton, and Mark Walhberg probably expected to be among them in some capacity. But for every out-of-nowhere surprise nominee like “Whiplash,” there is a film clearly set up … Continue reading Ahead of the Oscars, TGD Breaks Down the Surprise Snubs of “Live by Night,” “The Founder,” and “Patriot’s Day”
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!
The Oscars: Overrated. The Golden Globes: Bunch of kiss-asses. The Screen Actors Guild Awards: Is that even a real thing? The Independent Spirit Awards: A ceremony where Sarah Silverman actually has a shot at winning for her dramatic work, for fuck's sake. But if you want a no-BS roundup of the best, worst, and everything in … Continue reading The Tough Guy Digest “Year in Movies Review” for 2016