Tag Archive | Mark Wahlberg

Film Review & Trailer: Scoob

Film Review & Trailer: Scoob

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Tony Cervone –  Starring the voices of: Will Forte, Mark Wahlberg, Jason Isaacs, Gina Rodriguez, Zac Efron, Amanda Seyfried, Kiersey Clemons, Ken Jeong, Tracy Morgan, Simon Cowell, Frank Welker Now available to rent through numerous VOD platforms (trailer below): Originally intended to hit theatres, this Scooby Doo origins story […]

Film Review & Trailer: Instant Family

Film Review & Trailer: Instant Family

Frances Winston reviews this Sean Anders film based on his own experiences of adoption  Directed by: Sean Anders – Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner, Margo Martindale, Julie Hagerty, Octavia Spencer When I first saw the trailers for this I assumed it was a screwball comedy, especially since it is directed by Anders, who […]

Film Review & Trailer: Daddy’s Home

Film Review & Trailer: Daddy’s Home

Frances Winston reviews Will Ferrell’s latest, and feels that, although good for a few laughs, Daddy’s Home does not quite live up to its promise Directed by: Sean Anders – Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, Thomas Hayden Church Following their 2010 collaboration on The Other Guys, Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg team up again […]

Film Review: Ted 2

Film Review: Ted 2

Frances Winston wasn’t too impressed with the latest TED offereng – TED 2 Directed by: Seth MacFarlane – Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Giovanni Ribisi, John Slattery, Jessica Barth, Morgan Freeman The living breathing teddy bear is back, although he learns that he may not be as living and breathing as he thinks! Following […]

Film Review: The Gambler

Film Review: The Gambler

Frances Winston enjoyed this as a ‘popcorn’ movie, but feels it will suffer from comparisons with the original 1974 film Directed by: Rupert Wyatt – Starring: Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Jessica Lange This remake of the 1974 James Caan vehicle, sees Mark Wahlberg take the lead role of The Gambler, aka Jim Bennet. There […]

Film Review & Trailer – Transformers: Age of Extinction

Film Review & Trailer – Transformers: Age of Extinction

Frances Winston feels this is a movie for die-hard fans of the Transformers’ franchise, but may not be for everyone Directed by: Michael Bay – Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Sophia Myles, Li Bingbing, Titus Welliver, T. J. Miller, Melanie Specht In Ireland, this is possibly the most hyped movie […]

Review: Lone Survivor

Review: Lone Survivor

Frances Winston feels you would have to be a die-hard war movie fan to appreciate this film, even though it’s based on a true story Directed by: Peter Berg – Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster This may have an extremely good-looking cast, but make no mistake – this is no pretty […]

Pain and Gain

Frances Winston reviews Pain and Gain, and feels any sympathy for the characters would be misplaced Directed by: Michael Bay – Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub, Ed Harris This movie is very keen to let us know that it is a true story. It tells us so from the off and […]

Review: 2 Guns

Frances Winston enjoyed this movie, finding Denzel Washington the better actor Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur – Starring: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Bill Paxton, James Marsden, Edward James Olmos Based on a graphic novel of the same name, this film sees the always dependable Denzel Washington team up with the not always dependable Mark […]