Despite what the title may suggest, Runner Runner certainly runs out of steam way before its average climax. With superhero enthusiasts already dubious about his casting in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman, here’s hoping Affleck is saving all his efforts for Bruce Wayne.
Pain and Gain isn’t an action-packed comedy, it’s offensive, boring and way too drawn out. Failing to be entertaining on the most basic of levels, around the halfway mark you’re wondering how it could possibly continue. Whether the encompassing parody is deliberate or not it is very unsettling.