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Devil’s DVD Disappointment: Transformers: Dark of the Moon

To say the hype and expectations for the third movie in the Transformers movie series were greater than the previous installment would be an understatement. After disappointing reactions from Revenge of the Fallen, even Michael Bay himself acknowledged that he was going to do what he can to make Dark of the Moon superior to its predecessor.

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon

When the first Transformers hit I found myself having difficulty being objective.  Giant freaking robots were on the movie screen, fighting, flying, and falling all over.  Then the second film rolled into theaters, but for some reason I was able to resist its “charms” this time around. Now the third film, Transformers: Dark of the Moon is out and I find myself somewhere between the first and second film, or, in other words, between a moon rock and a hard place. Read the rest of this entry

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Devil’s Advocate Review)

To say the hype and expectations for the third movie in the Transformers movie series were greater than the previous installment would be an understatement. After disappointing reactions from Revenge of the Fallen, even Michael Bay himself acknowledged that he was going to do what he can to make Dark of the Moon superior to its predecessor.

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Jennifer’s Body (Lonely Devil Review)

Jennifer’s booty – I mean – body!  Pardon me, Freudian slip there. As I was saying, Jennifer’s Body claimed to be a hot and scary gore fest chock full of blood and oozing with innuendos of sexuality… wait, what? Innuendos of sexuality? Where is the actual sexuality? I’m talking gratuitous sexual sequences with boobs man! And where is that hardcore Hostel style gore? Isn’t this movie rated R? Sure there’s some great witty dialogue and surprisingly good acting, but this is horror! I want some campy scenes and gratuitousness. It feels good coming out of the mouth, go ahead, say it gra-tu-it-tous-ness. It was kind of sexy, but I don’t remember seeing any boobs… and I was looking for them. Read the rest of this entry

Jennifer’s Body Lead In (Just For The Hell Of It)

31-year-old Brook Busey, distinguished former stripper for the city of Minneapolis, famous American screenwriter and blogger, and all-around vixen badass is better known by moviegoers as Diablo Cody. Some of you may have seen her style in the Oscar-award winning screenplay, Juno – the story of a teenage girl who accidentally gets pregnant and is forced to go through high school while simultaneously entering motherhood. Well, now Cody has another screenplay on the market – avid horror flick lovers await the release of Jennifer’s Body on Friday September 18th, 2009.

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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (Lonely Devil)

After waiting years for my childhood loves of Transformers and G.I. Joe to come to the silver-screen, I finally got to fulfill that want with G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra. Getting a 2nd Transformer film was icing on that cake as well.

With the Chicago Comic-Con in town, I was torn on when I was going to see Snake Eyes come to life and battle Storm Shadow for ninja supremacy. I was able to sneak a couple hours in for a matinee late Sunday morning and watch the characters I grew up with on the big screen.

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Jennifer’s Body: The Red Band Trailer

I’m loving those red band trailers.  Especially when we get footage like the kind we see in the trailer for Jennifer’s Body.

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Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen

As I sat with Mike & Veer Wednesday night after seeing Tranformers: Revenge of the Fallen, I realized while yes it is easy to point out all the flaws of this movie, you should just take it as the summer action flick it’s supposed to be.  Doing so will allow your inner teenage self to enjoy those big butt-kicking, transforming robots we grew up with and loved.

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, No More than Meets the Eye (Devil’s Advocate Review)

Of the hyped blockbusters of 2009, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen was among the top of my “to-watch list” this summer.  Think about it, it has everything a summer blockbuster should have; action, adventure, explosions (It set a Guinness Book World Record in this category) and of course state of the art special effects.  In the end the movie suffers from the Michael Bay sophomore curse: poor acting and a storyline that leaves one scratching your head.

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