Browsing All posts tagged under »Mark Wahlberg«

Deepwater Horizon

October 1, 2016

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Deepwater Horizon – The day started off wrong. Mike Williams’ (Mark Wahlberg) precocious daughter’s class project exploded before he left for work. A BP visitor was wearing a magenta tie, very bad color for oil rigs. A bird crashed into their small plane on way out to platform. Tests showed there was a problem, but […]

Ted 2

July 2, 2015

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Ted 2 – This finds Ted (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) newly married to Tami Lynn (Jessica Barth). Best friend John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) is now divorced, no longer interested in female companionship other than what he gets from porn sites. The story line goes a bit all over the place. There’s an opening song and […]

The Gambler

January 4, 2015

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The Gambler – I’m not sure whether to call Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) a gambling fool or a fool who gambles. An associate professor of English Literature by day, at night he inhabits underground gambling casinos. He wins and wins until he loses. He’s in major debt to a couple of loan sharks and when […]

2 Guns

August 3, 2013

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2 Guns – Instead of the good guys against the bad guys, this is the bad guys against the badder guys.  Denzel Washington (Bobby T) and Mark Wahlberg (Michael “Stig” Stigman) partnered up to rob a bank, neither knowing the other is undercover.  Bobby is a DEA agent and Stig, with a penchant for winking, […]

Broken City

January 19, 2013

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Broken City –  Seven years after cop Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg) is somewhat cleared of  a murder charge,  NYC mayor (Russell Crowe) hires the now private investigator to find out who is sleeping – he uses another word – with his wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones).   Billy soon finds that’s not the real reason but he’s not […]

Ted

July 3, 2012

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Ted – A little boy wishes his teddy bear was real and the teddy bear starts walking and talking.  He becomes a celebrity for a short time, making all the talk shows.  Interest fades and it’s just the bear and the boy, bff’s growing up together.  They get older but don’t really grow up, spending […]

Contraband

January 13, 2012

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Contraband – There’s a lot of effing going on – I stopped counting after the first 50 times it was used.  There’s some brutal fighting and some blood.  There’s a whole lot of intensity and it’s a  darn good movie.  Chris Faraday (Mark Wahlberg) is a second generation, first class smuggler who’s given it all […]