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  • Reel Critics: No gain from watching this 'Pain'

    Reel Critics: No gain from watching this 'Pain'
    "Pain & Gain" is loosely based on a true story of bodybuilders gone wild on steroids and cocaine. Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie play the buffed anti-heroes who embark on a bizarre plot of kidnapping for ransom. Operating in the dark...
  • Q&A: 'Pain and Gain' star Anthony Mackie

    Q&A: 'Pain and Gain' star Anthony Mackie
    If you played a bodybuilder whose steroid use caused size and performance issues in the downstairs region, you'd expect people to ask about that. But still. “This [female journalist] asked me, ‘I’ve never seen a crooked, small penis. So...
  • 'Pain and Gain' review: The juiced-up, cruelly entertaining American dream

    'Pain and Gain' review: The juiced-up, cruelly entertaining American dream
    **1/2 (out of four) Normally, Dwayne Johnson looks like a mountain. Working with Michael Bay, who shoots anything he admires (male badass/female hottie/four-wheel almost anything) as if he's gazing upwards in worship at buildings, the actor becomes a...
  • Bodybuilders build their body count in 'Pain & Gain' ★ 1/2

    Bodybuilders build their body count in 'Pain & Gain' ★ 1/2
    In America you're either a "doer" or a "don't-er." So says the hostile motivational speaker played by Ken Jeong, one of several supporting sleazebags tipping around the edges of director Michael Bay's "Pain & Gain." What the self-help guru is selling,...
  • Review: Bay's 'Pain & Gain' is bargain-budget, still excessive

    When Michael Bay goes small, "Pain & Gain" happens. Humans handle the bone-crunching. The gore becomes gorier. The dialogue increases substantially too. Metal things may not transform, but they still make a world of hurt delivered by "Pain & Gain's"...
  • 'Pain & Gain' is all brawn, no brains, reviews say

    'Pain & Gain' is all brawn, no brains, reviews say
    Leave it to Michael Bay to spend $26 million making a low-budget comedy. If that sounds like a robust price tag for "Pain & Gain," his new true-crime-inspired tale about three Miami gym rats who kidnap and extort a wealthy sandwich shop owner, consider...
  • 'Gangster Squad'

    'Gangster Squad'
    The empire of mobster Mickey Cohen (played by Sean Penn in top surly, snarling form) is targeted by an elite team of 1940s Los Angeles cops in this stylishly staged saga. Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling play the lawmen selected by the city's police chief...
  • Dougray Scott, Robson Green, Milauna Jackson join 'Strike Back' for 3rd season

    Dougray Scott, Robson Green, Milauna Jackson join 'Strike Back' for 3rd season
    Dougray Scott, Robson Green and former Chicagoan Milauna Jackson will star in the third Cinemax season of "Strike Back." The British actors recently joined series regulars Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, Michelle Lukes and Liam Garrigan in South...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
  • Indie Focus: 'Night Catches Us' examines the Black Panthers circa 1976

    Indie Focus: 'Night Catches Us' examines the Black Panthers circa 1976
    Recent films such as "Carlos," "The Baader Meinhof Complex" and "Che" have looked at the blowback and aftermath of the revolutionary adventures of the 1960s and '70s across Europe and South America. With "Night Catches Us" writer-director Tanya Hamilton...
  • L.A. Noir: 'The Gangster Squad'

    L.A. Noir: 'The Gangster Squad'
    In Warner Bros.' upcoming action drama "The Gangster Squad," based on a series of Los Angeles Times articles, Josh Brolin plays John O'Mara, a Los Angeles police officer in an elite unit devoted to cleaning up the city's criminal element, specifically...
  • List of films and release dates in summer 2012

    List of films and release dates in summer 2012
    May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...