Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (review)

It’s sort of adorable and sort of terrifying to look at Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and see the ultimate 80s icon of sharky, sociopathic greed — Gordon Gekko — reduced to an object of quaint amusement, for both the characters onscreen and for us in the viewing audience.

omg: Shia LaBeouf takes the blame for sucky movies

Not all sucky movies, of course. And not even all the blame for the sucky movies he’s been involved with. But since when do Hollywood types ever admit to screwing up? The L.A. Times blog 24 Frames quotes the actor from a press conference at Cannes, discussing Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal … more…

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (review)

Like the most totally awesome artifact ever of the end of the American empire, a preposterously perfect reflection of who we are: loud, obnoxious, sexist, racist, juvenile, unthinking, visceral, and violent… and in love with ourselves for it.