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Peter Berg’s Patriots day is one of those films where going in, it may feel a bit like a “Rah Rah America!” exercise in propaganda.  And while, to a certain extent, it may very well be, it is also one of Berg’s better efforts. Patriots Day is the story of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that ensued for the Tsarnaev brothers.  The film is most effective in how it is not… Read More

The title of the review comes from an actual line in the film.  Of course, nothing seems to challenge Michael Bay’s toy based Franchise…as of this writing there are three more films (one being a Bumblebee spinoff film) in the pipeline.  There is no stopping it…not even this film.  It picks up ten years after the destruction in Chicago.  They have repaired and now the government is trying to wipe the Autobots… Read More