Shia LaBeouf used his own experience as an emotionally abused child actor to write and star in Honey Boy, one of the standouts of this year's Toronto International Film Festival.
Like LaBeouf, Otis (played by the phenomenal Noah Jupe) is a young star in the 1990s who is coached, supervised, and controlled by his ex-rodeo clown father, James (LaBeouf).
Call them summer blockbusters, call them popcorn flicks, or just call them eye candy. They are films where you check your exceptions for any reminiscence of a story at the theater door, turn your brain off for 2 hours, just sit back and enjoy the eye popping images.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen takes place 2 years after Transformers. The Autobots are secretly working with the Government to destroy the last remaining Decepticons. But the Decepticons regroup, bring Megatron back to life and deal a HUGE blow to the Autobots.
The name DJ Caruso may not be familiar to most moviegoers. He's been in the director's seat for a couple of movies that, despite starring the likes of Angelina Jolie, Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey, and Val Kilmer, have not been seen by large audiences.