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  • Dirty Grandpa

    Dirty Grandpa

    The jokes are so lazy. The whole scene with the drug dealer/surf shop dude is so lame. It's just the guy talking shit that doesn't make sense, isn't connected to anything and isn't funny at all. Even worse with the weed/crack scene. "Oh, just kidding, you're smoking crack." They saw that one coming a decade before it was "written"..

    I can't really say that De Niro is bad, per say, still probably the greatest of all time in my book,…

  • American Made

    American Made

    ★★★★½

    Exactly what I was hoping for. It's so entertaining from start to finish and Cruise just nails everything about it, especially the humour. He's perfect with dry humour like this, tense situations that need slicing with a little bit of comedy gold. There are definitely heavy, heavy Scorsese vibes here, 'Goodfellas', 'Wolf...', etc. in the way the progression of the story is handled, the way events are portrayed - over the top but anchored in reality - the way the…

  • Annabelle

    Annabelle

    ★★

    There were some decent scenes in here, I thought. I liked the one with the drawings, simple stuff, but it worked. Then again, I'm not exactly the hardest man to scare.

  • Fear

    Fear

    ★★★

    Mark Wahlberg is great fun here, but everything around him is played way too seriously. There's a great shot of him looking through a door key hole, he screams, looks mad, but then a split second later he's got a massive grin on his face. For some reason I feel like he executed it perfectly and it seemed like he knew what kind of movie he really is in while the other actors are not quite as self aware. Could be giving young Marky Mark too much credit, but I'll give it to him for now.

  • Faster

    Faster

    ½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Incredibly boring. The Rock is decent enough, he's always got a bit of charisma, but his character is pretty terrible. The villain (or villains if you want) is so bland, and Billy Bob is phoning it in.

    Also, that has got to be one of the worst twists of all time. That really pisses me off.

  • The Corruptor

    The Corruptor

    ★★★

    Decent (sort of)-buddy cop film. Solid performances from both leads, especially think young Marky Mark's got a lot of energy that makes it a fun watch. There's definitely an all too visible Hong Kong action film influence, so it's not really original, but it's does what it's supposed to do well enough.

  • Unlawful Entry

    Unlawful Entry

    ★★★½

    Fun thriller actually. There's not really anything new here, but all the leads are on point and make it worth watching. Kurt Russell has really always had amazing hair, fantastic stuff.

  • The Next Three Days

    The Next Three Days

    ★★★★

    Just solid, but perfectly solid for me. Crowe sells it all, all the emotions and the planning. Feels almost like a heist movie since it's him breaking out his wife and not her escaping.

  • Nerve

    Nerve

    ★½

    Any scene where they go for moralizing falls completely flat. The dialogue is pretty terrible too. "They don't call me the hacker queen for nothing." All logic is basically thrown out the window. Someone one person can take down the whole system, all of a sudden the IPs or whatever aren't working. I don't know. It's just pretty stupid but I guess Dave Franco is likeable and a decent lead guy.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy

    ★★★½

    Decent flick, I guess. Neeson is solid, but Tim Roth really steals the pic. He's having fun, but the rest of the cast and the movie overall is going for a vibe that's a bit too serious.

  • Under Siege

    Under Siege

    ★★★½

    This gets brutal at times, really unexpected, and I dig it. Seagal is solid, nothing more, but he sells what he's doing and that's enough.

  • Player

    Player

    ★½

    Boring and very predictable. Casper Christensen is his usual self, which is always at least watchable for me, but there's not much else to find here.