Isn’t it Romantic might not be a great movie but for sure better than I expected, especially given Rebel Wilson actually displayed some charm and wasn’t at all obnoxious like she was in Pitch Perfect 3; this is probably worthy as a rental.
Pitch Perfect 3 is the conclusion to a trilogy that honestly didn’t need one. I can’t precisely remember why I enjoyed the first two only to say that I did (according to my ratings on IMDb) but this one was pointless and even the music doesn’t overcome a disorganized plot, even though the cast at least seemed to be having a good time.
How to Be Single is just the latest ensemble rom-com that doesn’t quite work with an unfocused story and message, however the cast turns in the best performances as possible given the material, though it belongs among the ranks of Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve if not a slight step above them.
Pain & Gain might have its moments but the characters are mostly unlikeable and even acknowledging the substance of the plot, it’s not enough to recommend even though Mark Wahlberg is quite good in his role. Now, this “Special Collector’s Edition” Blu-ray re-release only has one feature, a 57-minute long documentary and while it’s well worth watching, it’s hardly worth the cost unless you never bothered buying the bare bones release.
Paramount Home Entertainment has announced the date and released artwork for the crime action/comedy, Pain & Gain starring Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie and Tony Shalhoub. It is the latest film from action director Michael Bay and is based, at least in part, on true events.