Manly Movies

Jon Bernthal

Grudge Match (2013)

Grudge Match (2013)

Grudge Match    25 Dec 2013

PG-13 113 minReleased

6.4
IMDB: 6.4/10 705 votes

Stallone has had a killer streak of Manly Movies since his ‘comeback’ way back in 2006 with Rocky Balboa, or even arguably with Manly TV Series ‘The Contender’, which is where it started for me. Not all of his movies have been critical successes but then, movie critique is in the shitter anyway. Although they’ve all been fan favorites, the streak had to be interrupted somewhere. Grudge Match is that interruption, it’s Stallone’s first weak movie since ...

Fury (2014)

Fury (2014)

Fury    17 Oct 2014

R 134 minReleased

7.6
IMDB: 7.6/10 379 votes

It’s very easy to review a really bad movie or a really good movie. Mediocre movies are the real pains in the ass to review since they offer nothing to outright lay praise on or attack. Screenplays are worse since they’re basically a blueprint, a good director can pull something out of a weak script. Fury is written by David Ayer, the first ten minutes or so are mediocre. Then it hits the gas and goes ...

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 ...

Shot Caller (2017)

Shot Caller (2017)

Shot Caller    18 Aug 2017

R 121 minReleased

7.3
IMDB: 7.3/10 990 votes

Jacob Harlon (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau of TV’s Game of Thrones) used to be the perfect family man – a working-class stockbroker with a loving wife and son. That all changes during an unfortunate incident that put Jacob behind bars, exposing him to the tough realities of prison life, and destroying his ties with his once-happy family. Several years later, a hardened and transformed Jacob emerges, now going through the moniker “Money”, is released, but soon discovers that once he’s in deep ...