Tag Archives: Jason Statham

April 15

The Fate of the Furious

The long and winding road that the Fast & Furious franchise has found itself on has come with many unexpected turns. Now in its eighth film, the series once again finds itself having to figure out how to move forward without one of its main stars. Unlike 2 Fast 2 Furious, which simply tried to […]

June 05

Spy

Spy opens the way you would expect from most espionage films to begin. A secret agent, Bradley Fine (Jude Law), infiltrates a high end cocktail party in search of his target, Tihomir Boyanov (Raad Rawi). Fine gets himself in a bind and relies on his trusty desk analyst, Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy), back in the […]

April 05

Furious 7

For a franchise that has an uncanny ability to embrace change on the fly, Furious 7 is rather conflicted as to the path it should take. Similar to the cars weaving in and out of Los Angeles traffic, while trying to evade an army drone no less, the film attempts to travel down several different […]

March 09

What the Fast and Furious Series Can Teach Marvel and DC

Ever since Cliff Robertson’s Uncle Ben uttered the icon words “with great power comes great responsibility” in Sam Raimi’s 2002 film Spider-Man, it seems almost every superhero tale that comes to the big screen has tried their hardest to exemplify this mantra. Whether it was Zach Snyder’s Man of Steel, Jon Favreau’s Iron Man, or […]

August 15

The Expendables 3

Truth be told, I have never cared much for the pulsating aging biceps that populate Sylvester Stallone’s Expendables franchise. The novelty of seeing many of my favourite action stars, and a bunch of UFC fighters who somehow are considered action heroes despite never acting in anything of note, quickly dissipates the minute the generic gunplay […]