Mark Wahlberg

Lone Survivor Review

As far as wartime sagas go, Peter Berg’s Lone Survivor is certainly a technical marvel and it’s nothing if not genuine at heart, but as a film it’s far too underdeveloped and misguided to really have any impact.

2 Guns Review

While it certainly won’t go down as one of the most memorable movies of the year, 2 Guns does have an undeniable amount of charisma and charm that make it one of the more pleasant summertime surprises.

Pain & Gain Review

Welcome to Michael Bay’s American dream.The world of the thoroughly batshit insane and coal black comedy Pain & Gain is one of dreamers who are willing to cause abject nightmares to those around them to achieve their ends, and there’s no better vulgar auteurist capable of bringing this South Florida sleaze-fest to the big screen than Bay.

Broken City Review

Marred by a pretty lacking script, Broken City isn't so much awful as it is wholly predictable and almost instantly forgettable.

Ted Review

For Seth MacFarlane fans, the foul mouthed fantasy comedy Ted will hold a great deal of amusement, but it’s hard to think that even his most die hard supporters won’t start to get a little antsy with the Family Guy creator’s awkwardly conceived first feature.

This Week in DVD: 4/17/12

This week, action and misery seem to be the themes as Andrew Parker takes on Shame and Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, while Noah Taylor looks at The Divide, and Phil Brown watches Contraband