Bad Boys For Life (2020) | Official Trailer

Michael Bay, as much as I don’t want to admit it typically, is a pretty talented director. He has an eye for camera angles and can assemble talented people like no one’s business. Which is why when you take into account that he’s seemed to havededicated a career toward making–for the most part–schlock is pretty […]

The Equalizer 2 – Official Trailer 1

I participated in a thread on Twitter with C. Robert Cargill (co-writer of Sinister, Sinister 2 and Doctor Strange) where he was talking about The Equalizer 2 and it’s director, Antoine Fuqua (who also directed the first movie). I described Fuqua as ‘the thinking man’s Michael Bay,’ and it’s an apt comparison because if you […]

A Perfect Vehicle for Michael Bay

And that’s not a sentiment I come by all too often because Bay’s movies are all about what’s on the surface, and typically lack anything approaching nuance (though to be fair he definitely knows his audience.) Though that audience is generally not terribly discriminating, which is why it’s so maddening when the Transformers movies do […]

Why I Don’t Care When Transformers: The Last Knight Is Coming

Suppose someone that you though of as a friend slapped you upside the head, for no apparent reason, every time they saw you. It’s less an issue of pain–it was never enough to cause physical harm–than one of blatant disrespect.  Eventually you’ll come to the point that you have two options:  Either resign yourself to this daily assault on […]