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Transformers: Age of Extinction
Optimus Prime finds a new pal in franchise addition Mark Wahlberg.
"...off angsty anthem duties to Imagine Dragons.) With screaming Shia LaBeouf and his dopey parents vanquished, our attention turns..."

July 4, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Man Down
A soldier struggles with PTSD
"...Directed by: Dito Montiel. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Jai Courtney, Gary Oldman, Kate Mara, Charlie Shotwell,..."

Dec. 2, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Surf's Up
This animated avian surf epic is most alive when its radio-friendly pop hits accompany beautiful CGI waves.
"...Directed by: Ash Brannon and Chris Buck. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges, Zooey Deschanel, Jon Heder, James Woods..."

June 8, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Oliver Stone delivers an enlivening and wickedly entertaining take on the occasional angels and plentiful demons that have run the country into financial ruin.
"...Directed by: Oliver Stone. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Michael Douglas, Carey Mulligan, Josh Brolin, Frank Langella,..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Borg vs McEnroe
Tennis' greatest feud re-evaluated as an inner battle.
"...Directed by: Janus Metz. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Sverrir Gudnason, Stellan Skarsgård, Tuva Novotny, Björn Granath,..."

April 13, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Disturbia
Up-and-comer Shia LaBeouf is a young actor to watch, but he’s had better opportunities than this teen thriller to show what he’s capable of.
"...Directed by: D.J. Caruso. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, David Morse, Sarah Roemer, Carrie-Anne Moss, Aaron Yoo,..."

April 13, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Greatest Game Ever Played
The improbable but true triumph of 19-year-old amateur American golfer Francis Ouimet at the 1913 U.S. Open is given the David and Goliath treatment.
"...Directed by: Bill Paxton. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Stephen Dillane, Elias Koteas, Stephen Marcus, Josh Flitter,..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Holes
Adapted from the children’s book by Austin author Louis Sachar, the film features LaBeouf as a teen stuck at a Texas camp for juvenile delinquents.
"...Directed by: Andrew Davis. Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight, Shia LaBeouf, Khleo Thomas, Henry Winkler, Patricia Arquette, Dulé Hill..."

April 18, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Company You Keep
Members of the Weather Underground resurface in this contemporary thriller directed by Robert Redford.
"...Directed by: Robert Redford. Starring: Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon, Nick Nolte, Chris Cooper,..."

April 26, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Lawless
Abundantly violent yet decidedly listless, there’s very little kick to this moonshining picture from director John Hillcoat and musician/screenwriter Nick Cave.
"...Directed by: John Hillcoat. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Guy Pearce, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke,..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Both ridiculous and ridiculously fun, this is over-the-top robotic mayhem.
"...Directed by: Michael Bay. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duhamel, John Turturro, Tyrese Gibson,..."

July 1, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Eagle Eye
Too bad it's autumn: With its frenetic car chases; near-erotic fascination with explosions, gadgets, and guns; and disposable storyline, Eagle Eye is the very definition of a summer blockbuster.
"...Directed by: D.J. Caruso. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Michael Chiklis, Anthony Mackie,..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
If you're looking for escape, then the fourth installment in the beloved cliff-hanging archaeological-adventure franchise should fit the bill.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Karen Allen, Ray Winstone, John Hurt and Jim..."

May 23, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I, Robot
This summer, Will Smith saves the world from … robots.
"...Bruce Greenwood, James Cromwell, Chi McBride, Alan Tudyk and Shia LaBeouf. Will Smith has grown into our nation’s most..."

July 16, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

American Honey
Youths hit the road in this rambling epic
"...Directed by: Andrea Arnold. Starring: Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, Riley Keough, McCaul Lombardi, Arielle Holmes, Crystal B...."

Oct. 7, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

New York, I Love You
The central thesis in this ominibus of short films is that New York is not its landmarks or its landscape; New York is its people.
"...Drea de Matteo, Ethan Hawke, John Hurt, Irfan Khan, Shia LaBeouf, Cloris Leachman, Rachel Bilson, Christina Ricci, Olivia Thirlby,..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Dig Deeper
Now what kind of mother would take her kids to see a movie about juvenile delinquents serving time in a hard-labor prison camp? A smart one, if she's read Holes, Louis Sachar's wacky, wickedly funny children's book that makes the leap to the big screen this Friday.
"...Sir. However, the choice of gangly Even Stevens star Shia LaBeouf to play young Stanley Yelnats might take a..."

April 18, 2003 Screens Feature by Peter Debruge

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
Montiel's debut feature about growing up in Astoria, Queens, in the mid-Eighties is full of the filmmaker's instinctive brio and inchoate ideas and the elaborations of a brilliant ensemble cast.
"...Directed by: Dito Montiel. Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Shia LaBeouf, Chazz Palminteri, Dianne Wiest, Rosario Dawson, Channing Tatum..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mess With the Genres, You'll Get the Horns
Alexandre Aja discusses his film adaptation of Joe Hill's novel
"...already optioned by producer Cathy Schulman at Mandalay, with Shia LaBeouf attached. There was no script yet, but apparently..."

Oct. 31, 2014 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Nymphomaniac: Volume 1
Lars von Trier's latest provocation is more meditation than outright flagellation.
"...von Trier. Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Uma Thurman, Sophie Kennedy Clark and..."

March 28, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Full metal racket.
"...Directed by: Michael Bay. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, John Turturro,..."

June 26, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Transformers
What matters most about Transformers isn't subtext (this is Michael Bay after all), but what happens when big, loud, heavy things bang into other differently colored big, loud, heavy things.
"...Directed by: Michael Bay. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Anderson, Megan Fox,..."

July 6, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fantastic Fest: American Honey
Star Sasha Lane on an eye-opening road trip
"...The Girlfriend Experience) and her most valued seller, Jake (Shia LaBeouf). It's a grift, a hustle, the definitive hard-knock..."

Sept. 23, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Film Review: The Peanut Butter Falcon
Unlikely friendship comedy-drama soars on wobbly wings
"...Haden Church). After stumbling across Tyler (a delightfully scruffy Shia LaBeouf), a fisherman on the run from his own..."

March 10, 2019 SXSW Post by Shalavé Cawley

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
After Us, what else does the film fest have in store?
"...chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler. Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen, John Hawkes, Bruce Dern,..."

Jan. 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Stream Analysis
Summer is here, winter is coming, and some housekeeping
"...Those press releases turn into clickbait faster than a Shia LaBeouf nosedive. We'll be digging deeper than those copy/paste..."

July 14, 2017 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

DVDanger: Documenting Extremes
Behind the scenes at Studio Ghibli and Kink.com
"...devastating dinner sequence, and a potentially career-redeeming performance from Shia LaBeouf (read our full review here)...."

Jan. 31, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fury
Brad Pitt commands a Sherman tank in the waning days of World War II, and teaches his men the simple algorithm of war: Kill or be killed.
"...Directed by: David Ayer. Starring: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Scott Eastwood, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal,..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

DVDanger: NSFW
The return of Eurosex with 'Nymphomaniac' and 'Under the Skin'
"...makes a promise" speech, ramped up to full Oresteia). Shia LaBeouf almost redeems three Transformers movies as Joe's first..."

July 19, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Nymphomaniac: Volume 2
Second verse, not as good as the first.
"...Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stacy Martin, Stellan Skarsgård, Willem Dafoe, Shia LaBeouf, Jamie Bell, Mia Goth, Udo Kier, Jean-Marc Barr..."

April 4, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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