Movie review: Imbecility sinks ‘Battleship’ Director Peter Berg tries to impersonate Michael Bay here by being excessively loud ... my battleship,’ the game’s catchphrase. That might involve thinking, a verb clearly not utilized much during the creation of this film. In fact, it’s so dumb ... 05/18/2012 - 3:05 am | View Link
Movie review: 'Battleship' loud, dumb but stays afloat “Battleship,” a Universal Pictures release, is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, action and destruction, and for language. Running time: 131 minutes. Two and a half stars out of four. “Battleship” is big, dumb fun that knows it’s big ... 05/17/2012 - 10:17 pm | View Link
Movie review: Loud, dumb and proud, "Battleship" stays afloat Rated PG-13. 131 minutes. At area theters. "Battleship" is big, dumb fun that knows it's big, dumb fun and enthusiastically embraces its big, dumb, fun nature. Director Peter Berg has crafted an almost fetishistic homage to Michael Bay — like Bay's ... 05/17/2012 - 8:00 pm | View Link
Concert review: Maroon 5 makes brief appearance at MGM MASHANTUCKET _ In an effort to drum up business for their upcoming release “Overexposed” the members of rock / pop band Maroon 5 performed a set in the Grand Theater at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods on Thursday night. Along with the new recording, the band ... 05/16/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Movie Review: 'Battleship' loud, dumb but stays afloat "Battleship" is big, dumb fun that knows it's big, dumb fun and enthusiastically embraces its big, dumb, fun nature. Director Peter Berg has crafted an almost fetishistic homage to Michael Bay — like Bay's "Transformers" series, this is yet another ... 05/16/2012 - 12:13 pm | View Link
I've written a guest editorial for the new Guardian Cities site about the way that the offices that house the startups of London's famed "Silicon Roundabout" are being systematically demolished by developers who are put up cheap, high-rise private student housing to take advantage of a foreign-student bubble. Within months of the unveiling of Silicon Way, Hackney council approved the demolition of all of the small office spaces in its vicinity: a two-square-block razing that saw Berg, Last.fm and all those other plucky startups chucked out on their ears.