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Old March 3 2013, 12:19 PM   #1
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Movie: Pain and Gain

This looked like a good movie for the first minute, like a serious film about crime and drugs amongst the bodybuilding fraternity and then Michael Bays name appeared and the trailer went south

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEQ8jyvmYtw

It could still be enjoyable though?
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Old March 3 2013, 01:00 PM   #2
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Re: Movie: Pain and Gain

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This looked like a good movie for the first minute, like a serious film about crime and drugs amongst the bodybuilding fraternity and then Michael Bays name appeared and the trailer went south

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEQ8jyvmYtw

It could still be enjoyable though?
It's actually based on a true story, I read the artical that the movie is based on. There is a lot of opportunity for some serious funny stuff. Bay can be a very competent director when he's not making over wrought, set piece to set piece by the numbers blockbuster wannabes.
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Old March 3 2013, 09:43 PM   #3
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Re: Movie: Pain and Gain

If my theater gets it, I'll go see it. Why not, right?

I like the three main actors - Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson & Tony Shalhoub - and the trailer seems like it could be entertainin'.

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Old March 6 2013, 09:47 PM   #4
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Re: Movie: Pain and Gain

It looks funny to me and I like both Wahlberg and the Rock when they're goofy. I had no idea it was a Bay movie, and I'm slightly curious to know if he's any good at comedy. His big actioners make me laugh.
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