What We’ve Learned from “The Fast and Furious” Movies

The long and winding road toward “The Fate of the Furious” came to a stop this week with our thoughts on both “Furious 7” and the newest entry which is currently breaking box office records all over the globe. But we can’t quite let go of a franchise that has consumed so much of our … Continue reading What We’ve Learned from “The Fast and Furious” Movies

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The Countdown is Over: “Furious 7” and Thoughts on “Fate of the Furious”

Kevin: That’s it, we’re finally done. No more speeches about family from childless criminals, no more hearing the word “nos” 800 times, no more watching Jordana Brewster act. Our long march toward the “Fate of the Furious” (see bottom of the page for links to previous movies) is concluded with “Furious 7,” in which the … Continue reading The Countdown is Over: “Furious 7” and Thoughts on “Fate of the Furious”

The Countdown to “Fate of the Furious” Continues: “Furious 6”

Kevin: It’s appropriate that the newest entry in the “Fast and Furious” series has been released on the weekend in which we celebrate the resurrection of Christ, as the franchise over the years has performed an even more divine miracle: resurrecting the careers of Vin Diesel and Paul Walker. With the addition of The Rock in … Continue reading The Countdown to “Fate of the Furious” Continues: “Furious 6”

The Countdown to “Fast 8” Revs Up with the Original “The Fast and the Furious”

Kevin: When it was originally released in the summer of 2001, no one could have foreseen that the modestly budgeted “Point Break” rip-off “The Fast and the Furious” would eventually spawn 7 sequels over more than 15 years, generating $4 billion at the box office and turning its anti-heroes from low-rent L.A. truck hijackers to super-rich … Continue reading The Countdown to “Fast 8” Revs Up with the Original “The Fast and the Furious”