When his son is wrongly-implicated in drug dealing and given a mandatory 10-year prison sentence, loving, giant father The Rock invents a novel approach for overturning the sentence, "How about I go out and catch a better drug dealer--say, Benjamin Bratt doing an accent--and then, if I understand law, we can trade and you just let my kid go?" To which U.S. attorney Susan Sarandon replies, "Cool, tradesies!", thus sending Rock into the world of drug trafficking and quickly washing away earlier hints that Snitch might be sort of a serious drama. Barry Pepper co-stars as a narc officer who looks pretty into thrash metal, while Michael K. Williams drops by to talk about "the game," as, thanks to The Wire, he'll probably be asked to do that in a film a year until he dies. Here's the trailer.
Michael Bay may have cut the "Teenage Mutant" part out of the Ninja Turtles, but not to turn his back completely on juvenile, chemically-manufactured freaks, he's brought us another trailer for Pain & Gain. In the film, Mark Wahlberg gets back to his roots in enthusiastic lunk ... / Continue →
After last Friday boldly claiming the latest Fast/Furious would take the "narrative to even greater heights," Universal on Sunday fulfilled their promise with a minute-long Super Bowl spot showing off such new, improved storytelling enhancements as a scene where Vin Diesel driv... / Continue →
Michael Bay has taken a break from his toys to direct a true story about real humans that don't turn into cars, but the change in subject sure hasn't changed his shooting style much. High contrast, oblique angles, low shots of giant creatures (The Rock, in this case), prominent... / Continue →