Rampage is crazy violent for a movie sort of targeted toward kids

On this week’s episode of Film Club, A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky take a look at the latest Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson vehicle, Rampage, loosely based on the arcade game of the same name. The Rock stars as Davis, a primatologist whose best friend—an orphaned albino gorilla named…

Let's all pray for a Dwayne Johnson/Joe Manganiello D&D movie, if only because it would drive Vin Diesel insane

Dwayne Johnson is a busy dude, something we’re mostly pretty grateful for. After all, Johnson’s well-regimented workload is generally stocked up with things that make his fans happy: Stuff like working out, talking shit, and making roughly 20 big action blockbusters a year, all of which inevitably end up making giant…

Dwayne Johnson confirms that he and Vin Diesel refused to film any scenes together on The Fate Of The Furious

Like an oncoming storm—or a movie character played by Dwayne Johnson, once he’s made the terrifying decision to chase you—it’s starting to seem like the Fast & Furious series’ #CandyAssGate might be truly inescapable. It’s now been nearly than a year and a half since Johnson first suggested that he was feuding with…

Watch Conan O'Brien pitch himself for a back-up career as Dwayne Johnson's hapless stunt double

Despite his intimidating physique—dude’s 6'4"—Conan O’Brien’s late-night career doesn’t leave much time for his obvious second calling, the world of high-profile action movie stunts. But—as O’Brien knows better than most—there’s no true job security in the talk show game, which might explain why this clip from his TBS…

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Dwayne Johnson gets his own high-flying Die Hard in the Skyscraper Super Bowl trailer

Dwayne Johnson’s upcoming action flick Skyscraper seems like a pretty obvious no-brainer, on a variety of levels. Sure, a movie about Johnson playing a rogue FBI agent saving his family from a massive burning building doesn’t exactly sound like Shakespeare, but it’s not like we don’t want to see the movie that…