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  • Transformers: Age of Extinction 2014

    ★½ Watched 12 Dec, 2014

    After watching the cinematic high that was Guardians of the Galaxy, I needed a downer, so I decided to watch this piece of garbage. It did the trick. Michael Bay named his latest installment in the Transformers franchise Age of Extinction, I honestly wish his career as a filmmaker would become instinct! Especially if he's going to continue ruining my childhood memories.

    Ron's recommendation: If you don't want to lose about 2 hours and 45 minuttes of you life that…

  • How to Train Your Dragon 2 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 26 Sep, 2014

    Film 9 on my Watched With the Wife list.

    I've logged the original How to Train Yoour Dragon three times. You can read the most popular of those three reviews here if you'd like.

    The first film was my oldest son's favorite film when he was two(he's 4 now). He asked to watch it constantly and called it "dragon moomie". It was ridiculously cute and his love for it largely impacted my view of it. I really liked it, but…

  • 22 Jump Street 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Nov, 2014

    Well shit the bed! Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller not only took the terrible idea that was 21 Jump Street and made it work, they managed to capture that same magic or whatever the fuck it was and make an even better sequel. Those two sons of bitches have mangaged to make two really funny movies based on a show that was just ok and not really funny at all. It's pretty damn impressive if you ask me. Then…

  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 04 Oct, 2014 5

    With Boyhood, director Richard Linklater may have created the be-all and end-all of coming of age dramas. His brilliant decision to make this film using the same actors and actresses over a twelve year period was sheer genius. The end result is a film that doesn't feel like a film. Boyhood for many is life, an accurate reflection of growing up in this world. I can point out so many moments in this film that were my life, and I…

  • Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5 2014

    ★★★ Watched 06 Jul, 2014

    As with all the Jackass stuff you've gotta enjoy their brand of stunt/prank humor. I always have so while I know it's really stupid it still makes me laugh. I enjoyed Bad Grandpa so I knew odds were I'd at lest like .5 and I did. It's the usually outtakes and extending scenes we normally get from their .5 releases, but there was also some interesting behind the scenes stuff that I really enjoyed. I really need laughter in my life right now and Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5 hit the spot just fine.

  • WWE Payback 2014 2014

    ★★★ Watched 07 Jun, 2014

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

  • NXT Takeover 2014

    ★★★ Watched 30 May, 2014

    Match #1: Adam Rose vs Camacho
    An ok short match to start the show, that basically just served as a way to get the crowd into it with Adam Rose's Exotic Express. I haven't made up my mind as to whether or not I like Rose. His gimmick is entertaining but seems destined for the mid-card. As for Camacho I'm not a fan at all.
    2.5 Stars

    Match #2: NXT Tag Champions The Ascension vs El Local & Kalisto
    The Ascension…

  • Maleficent 2014

    ★★½ Watched 13 Dec, 2014

    Film 13 on my Watched With the Wife list.

    Disney's Maleficent, is an updated version of the classic story Sleeping Beauty. As you can probably tell by the title, the focus isn't so much on Sleeping Beauty (Elle Fanning), but more on Maleficent (Angelina Jolie). It's a sort of an alternate telling of the story many of us grew up with. This alternate version looks really good, and Jolie is perfect as Maleficent, but the story is very flat and…

  • Edge of Tomorrow 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 09 Nov, 2014

    Film 10 on my Watched with the Wife list.

    I gotta admit, the first time I saw a trailer for Doug Liman's Edge of Tomorrow I thought it would suck. It looked like another in a long line of heavy special effects films with little to no plot. I figured it would be just another Tom Cruise film where he runs way too much and does things it's just not believable he can do at his age. I also thought…

  • The Normal Heart 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 01 Jun, 2014 4

    Ryan Murphy's The Normal Heart presented by HBO, is an unflinching look at the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in 1980's New York City. It's a very human story that shows us the fight gay activist, and their allies in the medical community put up when the crisis began. Like last years Behind the Candelabra it's another powerful film that deserves a place at the cinema, but like that film is probably considered "too gay" by the major studios. I…

  • Cold in July 2014

    ★★½ Watched 28 Sep, 2014 4

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

  • The Rover 2014

    ★★½ Watched 08 Oct, 2014 5

    Director David Michôd's The Rover is a frustrating film. It features excellent performances by Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson, but the story leaves something to be desired. I couldn't make any real sense of what was going on for pretty much the entire runtime, but I was patient in hopes that the excruciatingly slow build would pay off in the end. Instead the end came and I said to myself "are you fucking serious?". I went into The Rover knowing…