Tags: Based on Game or Toy

Post: Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

D | Teens & Up

If Michael Bay can take 165 minutes for his latest Transformers movie, I can take two minutes to review it.   Read more >

Review: The LEGO Movie (2014)

B+ | ***½ | +1| Kids & Up

Here is something I didn’t see coming: The freshest, most unique animated family film from any Hollywood studio in well over a year is … based on a line of brightly colored plastic construction blocks and assorted accessories. I’m not kidding!   Read more >

Post: Wreck-It Ralph [video]

Wreck-It Ralph in 60 seconds: my “Reel Faith” review.   Read more >

Post: Battleship [video]

Battleship in 60 seconds: My “Reel Faith” review.   Read more >

Review: Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

F | ½ | -2| Teens & Up

Like the title phrase, which is recognizably English and yet obviously wrong, Dark of the Moon offers just enough vestiges of grammatical intelligibility to be recognizable as a bloated, steroid-inflamed simulacrum of a mindless summer blockbuster action movie. I almost think it would be better, or at least it would hurt less, if it were a bit more incomprehensible, although I’m told that its predecessor, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, actually was, and it didn’t help.   Read more >

Review: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

C- | | +0| Kids & Up*

Are there five less inspiring words in the English language than “based on a video game”?   Read more >

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