Film Review: Fast and Furious 6 (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: When Dominic Torreto and Brian O’Conner discover that their fallen partner, Letty Ortiz, may be alive and in the clutches of a thief named Owen Shaw, they reluctantly risk their freedom to join Lucas Hobbs in capturing the fast driving criminal. With family, friends and lives on the line, the Fast and Furious crew reunite, jump back behind the wheel and race to reclaim one of their own. REVIEW: Fast and Furious 6 is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pain and Gain (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Complacent body builder Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg) discovers a spark to improve his life, to reach for the American Dream. Enlisting two of his body building buddies, Paul Doyle (Dwayne Johnson) and Adrian Doorbal (Anthony Mackie), Lugo hatches the three-fingered plan to kidnap wealthy, spoiled businessman Victor Kershaw (Tony Shalhoub) and extort everything the man owns. REVIEW: Michael Bay takes a break from his usual high-profile, high-octane summer blockbusters (Armageddon, Transformers) to tackle a … Continue reading

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 47

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Featuring G.I. Joe: Retaliation review, The Wolverine trailer and The Walking Dead finale. Welcome to the Monster Movie Podcast. Join us this week for G.I. Joe’s vs Cobra Commander, The Wolverine vs Viper & The Silver Samurai and Sheriff Rick vs the Zombie Apocalypse. This is episode 47 recorded April 1, 2013. Take a brief excursion into more action-oriented monster (of a sort), Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani review G.I. Joe: Retaliation. Then they preview … Continue reading

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Film Review: Doom (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Space Marines are sent to investigate strange events at a research facility on Mars but find themselves at the mercy of genetically enhanced killing machines. REVIEW: Full disclosure: when I was assigned to watch and review the film, “Doom” , the 2005 release based on the popular eponymous video game, I was more than a little skeptical about it. Films based on video games rarely prove to be high quality in most departments other … Continue reading

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