Taking Out the Trash: Pain & Gain

Loosely based on a true story, Pain & Gain tells the story of Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg), Paul Doyle (Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson) and Adrian Doorbal (Anthony Mackie) and their plans to get rich. Michael Bay took a true story of “The American Dream” gone wrong and turned it into a very dark, comedic action/slash ‘em up movie. Daniel Lugo believed in two things, fitness … Continue reading Taking Out the Trash: Pain & Gain

Taking Out the Trash: Pain & Gain

Loosely based on a true story, Pain & Gain tells the story of Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg), Paul Doyle (Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson) and Adrian Doorbal (Anthony Mackie) and their plans to get rich. Michael Bay took a true story of “The American Dream” gone wrong and turned it into a very dark, comedic action/slash ‘em up movie. Daniel Lugo believed in two things, fitness … Continue reading Taking Out the Trash: Pain & Gain

Taking Out the Trash: Magic Mike

Steven Soderbergh is known for directing movies like the Ocean’s Eleven trilogy, Traffic and Side Effects. But in 2012, Soderbergh and Channing Tatum turned a sit down over a hotdog into a $167 million movie based on Tatum’s checkered past. Most fans of Tatum know that he spent time as a stripper before his acting career took off. His ability to dance and move was … Continue reading Taking Out the Trash: Magic Mike

Taking Out the Trash: Ocean’s Eleven (and Sequels)

I would like to apologize for the lateness of this post. Due to circumstances, I have been unable to write this until now. But to make up for missing my deadline, I am going to be doing a review of not only Ocean’s Eleven but also the original Ocean’s 11 and the two sequels, Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen. The original version of this beloved series was packed with … Continue reading Taking Out the Trash: Ocean’s Eleven (and Sequels)

Taking Out the Trash: Ocean’s Eleven (and Sequels)

I would like to apologize for the lateness of this post. Due to circumstances, I have been unable to write this until now. But to make up for missing my deadline, I am going to be doing a review of not only Ocean’s Eleven but also the original Ocean’s 11 and the two sequels, Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen. The original version of this beloved series was packed with … Continue reading Taking Out the Trash: Ocean’s Eleven (and Sequels)

Taking Out the Trash: Alien vs. Predator

This week we are reviewing Alien vs. Predator, aka AVP. The AVP story was born from the combination of the scariest and strongest creatures in the Sci-Fi Universe (Aliens and Predators if you couldn’t figure it out). These films weren’t necessarily meant to be combined, but due to this crossover film, the 12 films (including Prometheus 2) are now linked. Although the Houston Chronicle claimed … Continue reading Taking Out the Trash: Alien vs. Predator

Taking Out the Trash: Alien vs. Predator

This week we are reviewing Alien vs. Predator, aka AVP. The AVP story was born from the combination of the scariest and strongest creatures in the Sci-Fi Universe (Aliens and Predators if you couldn’t figure it out). These films weren’t necessarily meant to be combined, but due to this crossover film, the 12 films (including Prometheus 2) are now linked. Although the Houston Chronicle claimed … Continue reading Taking Out the Trash: Alien vs. Predator