Manly Movies

2013

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

The Wolf of Wall Street    25 Dec 2013

R 180 minReleased

8.2
IMDB: 8.2/10 688 votes

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013) One of the freedoms of having a smaller niche site is that you aren’t forced to sit around thinking about how to best polish the latest turd that everyone is gushing over, lest you either don’t appease pseudo intellectuals or affect your standing on a site like, say, Rotten Tomatoes. The truth then. This movie is all show and no go. For two hours I sat around waiting for Martin Scorsese to actually ...

All Is Lost (2013)

All Is Lost (2013)

All Is Lost    07 Nov 2013

PG-13 106 minReleased

6.9
IMDB: 6.9/10 486 votes

The movie Gravity came out in 2013. People raved about how it was a slick and gripping survival thriller. I found it mediocre, a bit dull and repetitive with awkward camera angles (crucial to get right in a space setting). Instead another similar movie that I’d kept an eye on was All Is Lost (2013). A movie about a person in a baron environment being stricken by an unfortunate series of events, then using training, skill ...

Escape Plan (2013)

Escape Plan (2013)

Escape Plan    18 Oct 2013

R 115 minReleased

6.7
IMDB: 6.7/10 743 votes

We declared Escape Plan to be the Manliest Movie of 2013. None of this ‘it should’ve came 20 years ago’ bullshit. It came at a time when we needed it most. In the midst of a girlie-man takeover of movies, where everything up there on the screen looks like the celluloid equivalent of a bag of Skittles, comes some respite. The big guns have been brought up, this is a beer and steak movie. A genre favorite – the prison ...