A superhero movie that isn’t setting up a franchise or deeply invested in continuing it is rare nowadays. The Wolverine, a mostly stand-alone film with a slow enough pace to feel like a solid film, is a nice throwback to those quaint days of yore, when times weren’t so tough that movie studios felt pressured into creating a billion-dollar industry out of every film they created. Continue reading
Furious 6, the sixth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, does what The Lone Ranger refused to do: it creates heroes who unironically stand for the right thing, all the time. It also proves that a such a moral-driven movie can still be a lot of fun. Albeit by ditching reality for a ton of big action.
The plot doesn’t make a lot of sense. But there are a ton of cars.