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Movie Review: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw!

MOVIE REVIEW!!

indexFast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Vanessa Kirby, Idris Elba

Directed By: David Leitch
Much to Vin Diesel’s chagrin, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Lucas Hobbs and Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw are getting the spotlight in the first ever spin off in the lucrative The Fast and The Furious franchise. There’s a lot riding on this film, from the future of the overall franchise to the rumored strained relationship between Diesel, the original star, and The Rock, the star who came in and reinvigorated the franchise. What we end up getting is something that doesn’t quite reach the heights of franchise gems like Fast Five, but still ends up as a very solid Summer action flick that’s a blast to watch in a full theater. Read the rest of this entry

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Movie Review: The Expendables 3

EX3-PosterThe Expendables 3 (2014)

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Mel Gibson, Antonio Banderas, Terry Crews, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harrison Ford, Wesley Snipes

Directed By: Patrick Hughes

MILD SPOILERS

I’ll admit it; my hopes weren’t very high for Expendables 3. I’m a pretty big fan of Stallone, Arnold, and Statham movies in a “these are so ridiculous that I love them” way, but as much fun as the Expendables series is, they’ve always left me wanting just a little bit more. Plus, to add insult to injury, this entry in the series was committing a cardinal sin and receiving a PG-13 rating, an act that almost made me not see it in theaters (seriously, my twitter rant about it is easy to find). Read the rest of this entry