Tag Archives: Jason Statham

‘Hobbs & Shaw’ moderately improves on a franchise that needed extreme improvements

4/10 I walked into Hobbs & Shaw determined to enjoy it, because I love the personnel involved and it’s a great idea for a spinoff. I wanted to see a Fast/Furious movie that felt fresh again. But unfortunately, this movie … Continue reading

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‘Meg’ measures up to sharks’ giant film legacy

8/10 I was perfectly fine skipping The Meg. Every five years or so, some shark movie comes along to pick the cartilage of Jaws, and I didn’t think this one would be anything special. But then it made a ton … Continue reading

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‘Fate of the Furious’ is solid

7/10 Remember when these guys were just stealing Playstations? In Fate of the Furious, after 30 disposable minutes of honeymooning and little league soccer, Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel, who also produces) inexplicably betrays his team, stealing an EMP device and … Continue reading

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Jurassic World rampages through flop-filled summer

  We’ve written before about how much better Jurassic World did than anything else, and as the summer went on that article became more and more accurate. As of this writing, only two movies — Inside Out with $348.2 million and Minions with $328.6 million … Continue reading

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A tale of two McCarthys

At Spy’s world premier in May, star Jason Statham called writer/director Paul Feig “The Scorsese of comedy.” To really understand the gravity of this comment, you have to take the time to watch all those classic Scorsese/Statham collaborations. Go ahead. I’ll wait. Spy stars … Continue reading

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