DOOM: He Went to One Galaxy, His Ass Went to Another

Doom (2005) – Directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak – Starring Karl Urban, Rosamund Pike, Raz Adoti, Dwayne Johnson, Dexter Fletcher, and Doug Jones. DOOM almost works. Almost. If you just want 2 hours of a nice-looking sci-fi shoot ‘em up, DOOM certainly delivers, but it’s one of those films that verges on actually being a good…

THE MUMMY RETURNS: No Harm Ever Came From Opening a Chest

The Mummy Returns (2001) – Directed by Stephen Sommers – Starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Freddie Boath, Oded Fehr, Arnold Vosloo, Patricia Velásquez, Alun Armstrong, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Shaun Parkes, and Dwayne Johnson. It is to the credit of Stephen Sommers, Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, Oded Fehr, John Hannah, and Arnold Vosloo that THE…

TRANSFORMERS: PRIME – DARKNESS RISING: Maximum Overdrive

Transformers: Prime – Darkness Rising (2010) – Starring Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Steven Blum, Jeffrey Combs, Ernie Hudson, Sumalee Montano, Kevin Michael Richardson, and Dwayne Johnson. I haven’t seen the TRANSFORMERS: PRIME cartoon before. Heck, since I don’t have cable, I hadn’t even heard of it before the DVD release of DARKNESS RISING, the 5-episode…

FASTER: Where’s the Exit?

Faster (2010) – Directed by George Tillman, Jr. – Starring Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Carla Gugino, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Moon Bloodgood, Xander Berkeley, Maggie Grace, Mike Epps, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ,and Tom Berenger. I’m not going to research this but I have a feeling that FASTER wasn’t on too many Top Ten Films of 2010 lists.…