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Rampage
The Rock! The ape! The lizard! The ... flying wolf?
"...Directed by: Brad Peyton. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Jason Liles, Malin Akerman, Jeffrey Dean..."

April 13, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
Michael Caine zips around on a giant bumblebee and Dwayne Johnson is a pectoral spectacle in this family-friendly, fantasy-island adventure tale.
"...Directed by: Brad Peyton. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, Vanessa Hudgens, Luiz Guzmán..."

Feb. 10, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fast Five
Those renegade street racers reassemble for the fifth installment in the franchise, this time in scenic Rio de Janeiro.
"...Justin Lin. Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Matt Schulze, Joaquim..."

May 6, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Baywatch
Some people stand in the darkness ...
"...Directed by: Seth Gordon. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra, Jon Bass..."

May 26, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Fate of the Furious
The car thieves are back to save the world
"...Directed by: F. Gary Gray. Starring: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Charlize Theron, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson,..."

April 14, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Fast & Furious 6
The curiously addictive fast-cars franchise is still committed to excess.
"...Directed by: Justin Lin. Starring: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Luke Evans, Gina Carano,..."

May 24, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Skyscraper
The Rock's take on The Towering Inferno is a damp squib
"...Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Roland Møller, Noah Taylor,..."

July 13, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Hercules
Director Brett Ratner puts Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson through his paces as the Greek demigod.
"...Directed by: Brett Ratner. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Rufus Sewell, John Hurt, Ian McShane, Peter Mullan,..."

Aug. 1, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Central Intelligence
Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart make for passable action buddies
"...Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan, Danielle Nicolet, Aaron Paul,..."

June 17, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Race to Witch Mountain
In this updated remake of the beloved Disney series of family movies, two siblings with supernatural powers seek refuge with a cabbie and a UFO specialist.
"...Directed by: Andy Fickman. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, AnnaSophia Robb, Alexander Ludwig, Ciarán Hinds..."

March 20, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

G.I. Joe: Retaliation
This overflowing action stew is loaded to the brim with half-formed ideas, action stereotypes, and hints of characters.
"...Directed by: Jon M. Chu. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, D.J. Cotrona, Channing Tatum, Jonathan Pryce, Byung-hun Lee,..."

April 5, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Snitch
A socially conscious action adventure that stars Dwayne Johnson, Snitch is an indictment of our federal minimum-punishment guidelines for drug offenses.
"...Directed by: Ric Roman Waugh. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Benjamin Bratt, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal,..."

Feb. 22, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Pain & Gain
One of the dirty secrets of modern American filmmaking is what a skilled director Michael Bay really is.
"...Directed by: Michael Bay. Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris, Tony Shalhoub..."

April 26, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Faster
Dwayne Johnson is an ex-con out to avenge his brother's death and Billy Bob Thornton is the junkie cop on his tail.
"...Directed by: George Tillman Jr.. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Tom Berenger, Billy Bob Thornton, Carla Gugino, Mike..."

Nov. 26, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tooth Fairy
Due to a misdeed, a tough hockey player, played by Dwayne Johnson, must serve as a tooth fairy for a week, tutu and all.
"...Directed by: Michael Lembeck. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Judd, Julie Andrews, Chase Ellison, Billy Crystal..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

DVD Watch: 'Snitch'
Director Ric Roman Waugh makes The Rock into an everyman
"...There is no bigger film star this year than Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and Ric Roman Waugh, director of..."

June 11, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

San Andreas
This is how the world ends, not with a bang, but with a guffaw
"...Directed by: Brad Peyton. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Ioan Gruffudd, Paul Giamatti,..."

May 29, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The End of the World as He Knows It
Richard Kelly does decadence plus dystopia in Southland Tales
"...a movie where there's an action hero (played by Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson) and a porn star (Sarah Michelle..."

Nov. 16, 2007 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Jem and the Holograms
The Eighties animated series is resurrected as live action
"...thing). Along the way, real-life celebrities like Jimmy Fallon, Dwayne Johnson, and (egad!) Chris Pratt make cameo appearances as..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Scorpion King
"...It's entirely appropriate that professional wrestler the Rock (né Dwayne Johnson) should have staked his claim to The Mummy..."

April 19, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Southland Tales
Six years after Donnie Darko, filmmaker Richard Kelly returns with this incomprehensible, self-indulgent mess of post-apocalyptic anxiety, political paranoia, and pop-culture references.
"...Directed by: Richard Kelly. Starring: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Seann William Scott, Sarah Michelle Gellar,..."

Nov. 16, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Gridiron Gang
The Rock's moral football tale is a pleasant surprise: a swift, sure-footed, and gritty melodrama that plays to the strengths of its formula and elicits empathy for its kids.
"...Directed by: Phil Joanou. Starring: Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson, Xzibit, L. Scott Caldwell, Leon Rippy,..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
High adventure and fun times in an unexpectedly entertaining sequel
"...Jake Kasdan. Starring: Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Nick Jonas, Bobby Cannavale, Ser'Darius Blain, Madison Iseman,..."

Dec. 22, 2017 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Other Guys
Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg star in this buddy cop comedy that takes some digs against corporate criminals.
"...Michael Keaton, Steve Coogan, Ray Stevenson, Samuel L. Jackson, Dwayne Johnson, Rob Riggle and Damon Wayans Jr.. Reeling himself..."

Aug. 6, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Thank You, Central Time Zone: A Preview of the 2007 NFL Draft
"...Savior! This draft has only one player – Calvin Johnson – in the “can’t miss” league. That is something..."

April 26, 2007 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

Fighting With My Family
Wrestling biopic of breakthrough WWE superstar Paige
"...Lena Headey, Nick Frost, Jack Lowden, Vince Vaughn and Dwayne Johnson...."

March 1, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

My Year With Baywatch
To protect and surf
"...better than my crappy TV? Whatever happens with the Dwayne Johnson reboot of the franchise (my prediction: not much),..."

May 19, 2017 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Luv Doc: Be a Champion
You have to silence the doubters, the boo birds and the armchair quarterbacks
"...My newfound love interest and I began a relationship..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Column by The Luv Doc

Furious 7
Furiouser and furiouser
"...Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Dwayne Johnson, Lucas Black and Kurt Russell...."

April 3, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Five Things Baymageddon Taught Me
No pain, some gain from last weekend's Michael Bay marathon
"...three inept protagonists – Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg), Doyle (Dwayne Johnson) and Doorbal (Anthony Mackie) – are basically the..."

April 28, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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