Pain & Gain

Review: “Pain & Gain”

“Big” and “loud” are two adjectives that have become synonymous with Michael Bay productions over the years, but usually they refer to cars, shootouts, and alien robots, not actual human characters, as in “Pain & Gain,” the filmmaker’s lowest budgeted film by several fold since his 1995 debut “Bad Boys.” Despite the smaller pool of […]

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Critic Speak Podcast: Episode 3

On this week’s episode of the Critic Speak Podcast, we discuss “The Big Wedding” and what’s happened to Robert De Niro in recent years, the new Michael Bay flick “Pain & Gain,” and Zach Braff’s recent Kickstarter campaign. Then, we interview my buddy and fellow movie lover Oscar Velasquez about his Letterboxd challenge “Great Movies

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