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Is Everyone In Pain & Gain An A-Hole?

Mike Ryan | Posted 06.23.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Director Michael Bay returns this Friday with his first movie since 2005 that does not involve robots that disguise themselves as transportation vehicles. Based on a true story, Pain & Gain stars Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie as gym-rats-turned-kidnappers who find themselves in way over their heads. Here, we answer every question that you could possibly have about Pain & Gain.

Dwayne Johnson Underwent Emergency Surgery

Posted 04.24.2013 | Celebrity

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson underwent abdominal surgery Monday after sustaining injuries from a wrestling match earlier this month. The "Pain & Gain" mo...

Real-Life Torture Victim Says 'Pain & Gain' Is 'Atrocious'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.12.2013 | Entertainment

The author of "Pain and Gain: The Untold True Story" spoke out Friday on HuffPost Live, calling the new movie starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and M...

Real-Life VIctims Furious At 'Pain & Gain'

AP | SUZETTE LABOY | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

MIAMI — The real-life murder, torture and kidnapping case from South Florida that's behind the coming movie "Pain & Gain" indeed reads like a sc...

More 'Joe' Coming

Posted 04.01.2013 | Entertainment

In the immortal words of Jay-Z: "Joes" run this town. Fresh off the success of "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," Paramount is apparently planning a third i...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Dan Persons | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

G.I. Joe: Retaliation is the second entry in the toy-based franchise, featuring Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, and Ray Stevenson facing off the baddies of Cobra in order to make the world safe for... Not sure. Other toys, possibly?

Movie Review: G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If the first G.I. Joe movie was an F, Joe 2 is, at best, a C-. More likely a D+. Barely passing.

Zaki's Review: G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.28.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Read my 2009 review of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra here Now that's more like it. G.I. Joe: Retaliation is the Joe movie I've been hoping to see sinc...

Review: G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

In the end, G.I. Joe: Retaliation is a stupid film that ignores the potent ideas seemingly right at the surface in favor of unimaginative action and bland characters.

'We Call Him Franchise Viagra'

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 03.28.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- When your film franchise has gotten tired – the Fast aren't quite as Furious, the Mummy needs a reason to Return – Dwayne J...

Director Jon Chu Talks G.I. Joe: Retaliation, 3D Conversion and Bruce Willis' Improv Skills (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.28.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

G.I. Joe: Retaliation director Jon M. Chu stops by to chat about converting the upcoming film to 3D, working with Channing Tatum and The Rock, and how this film will blow the first out of the water!

Mike Ryan

The Other Project The 'G.I. Joe' Writers Have In The Works ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment

It's notable that the script for "Deadpool" -- a meta, R-rated superhero project starring Ryan Reynolds that's stuck in development at Fox -- is the b...

WATCH: Michael Bay Celebrates The American Dream In 'Pain And Gain'

Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment

"If you're willing to do the work, you can do anything. That's what makes the U.S.A. great," notes Mark Wahlberg's character in "Pain and Gain." M...

Mike Ryan

Why 'G.I. Joe' Was Delayed For 8 Months

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment

Know this: Whatever your preconceived notions are about "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" -- especially if those notions are based on what you saw in "G.I. Joe:...

The Rock Wants In On 'Star Wars'

Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment

Since his 2001 screen debut in "The Mummy Returns," Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has become known for stepping in and giving juice to a fledgling franchi...

How 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' Saves A Franchise

Mike Ryan | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Next week, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, the sequel to a not very good movie called G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, will finally hit theaters after an eight-...

John Cena Brings WrestleMania to SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Twelve-time WWE World Champion John Cena joined What's Trending at the SXSW Samsung Blogger Lounge to talk some smack about The Rock, tease WrestleMania 29 and share how he engages with fans on Twitter and YouTube.

Review: Snitch Is a Potent Political Diatribe Disguised as a Solid B-movie Action Drama

Scott Mendelson | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

As a vessel for social change, Snitch is an unlikely but inherently plausible vehicle. As a movie, it's the kind of old-school star-driven studio programmer that used to be the industry's stock-in-trade.

Movie Review: Snitch

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While this could nominally be considered an action film -- because of a couple of shoot-outs and car chases -- Snitch is more a dramatic thriller with violence thrown in.

Is This Movie Better Than It Needs To Be?

Mike Ryan | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (Get Smart) is back in theaters with Snitch, a new thriller out Feb. 22. In the film, Johnson plays John, a father who will do anything to get his teenage son out of jail. Is Snitch surprisingly better than it ever needed to be? As a service to you, we answer every question that you could possibly have about Snitch.

Got Rock?

Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports

The Rock starred in the latest "Got Milk?" ad during Super Bowl XLVII. The most important takeaway is that he will do whatever it takes to get milk. I...

WATCH: Michael Bay's Passion Project Is About Bros

Posted 02.18.2013 | Entertainment

The first trailer for Michael Bay's "Pain and Gain" makes the film look like an amalgam of "Bad Boys," "Out of Sight," "Boogie Nights" and the Hans & ...

LOOK: First Poster For Michael Bay's 'Pain And Gain'

Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment

There are no robots in "Pain and Gain," which makes it unlike any Michael Bay film since "Bad Boys II" in 2003. (All right, maybe "The Island" didn't ...

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Reality Show Coming To TNT

Posted 09.05.2012 | TV

TNT has ordered "The Hero," a reality competition show hosted by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, to series. The premise of "The Hero" puts 10 ordinary p...

Let's Cast The 'Masters Of The Universe' Movie!

Mike Ryan | Posted 09.30.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

There's a special place in my heart for the Masters of the Universe saga. As my childhood attention would drift from the Star Wars line of action fi...