Another cold, dreary, emotionless videogame unnecessarily brought to the big screen. DEA agent Max Payne (Wahlberg), and assassin Mona Sax (Kunis), come together to solve a series of murders sweeping New York City. These vigilantes, fighting to avenge the deaths of family members, are being hunted not only by the mob, but also by the police and a major corporation as well. A step back for Wahlberg, feeling more like a movie he would've made ten years earlier. Aimless plot stays true to its roots, with stilted dialogue and stone-faced performances lifted straight from the game. Little more than an excuse for slow-mo gun firing and mindless action--neither of which is much fun without a joystick.
Isn't it amazing how we can easily spend 20 hours or more of our lives playing great video games, but 90 minutes of the same franchise in movie form can be nearly unbearable? Quick - you've got two hours to kill, will you watch movies like Doom, Resident Evil, or ...Read More