‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’ review: Audacious and ridiculous

Part-car-chase-action, part-buddy-comedy, and arguably part-superhero film, ‘Hobbs and Shaw’ serviceably assembles the requisites for a popcorn blockbuster. The plot of the Fast & Furious films truly came a long way from illegal street-racing and high speed heists. Its newest spin-off, Hobbs & Shaw, ratchets up the stakes by involving a deadly virus that can wipeContinue reading “‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’ review: Audacious and ridiculous”

Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham collide in ‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’

Although Fast fans already know Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw, director David Leitch wanted to re-introduce them on their own terms and establish their lives away from the rest of the Fast team. The first scene in Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw hilariously contrasts Hobbs’ laid-back life in California with Shaw’s extravagant life in London, using a split screen toContinue reading “Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham collide in ‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’”

WATCH: ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw’ payoff trailer reveals epic action

Saving the world is easy, but working together is going to be a real pain in the ass. Watch the payoff trailer for Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw starring Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba and Vanessa Kirby. In Philippine cinemas July 31, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is distributed by United International Pictures throughContinue reading “WATCH: ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw’ payoff trailer reveals epic action”

Dwayne Johnson takes on Jason Statham in ‘Fast & Furious 8’

Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham reprise their iconic rival characters Hobbs and Shaw in Universal Pictures’ Fast & Furious 8, the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time. (Watch the Fate of the Franchise featurette below.) In the film, Dom (Vin Diesel) and Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) areContinue reading “Dwayne Johnson takes on Jason Statham in ‘Fast & Furious 8’”

Shooting begins on sci-fi film ‘Meg’ starring Jason Statham, Li Bingbing

Principal photography is underway in New Zealand on the science fiction action thriller “Meg,” being directed by Jon Turteltaub (the “National Treasure” movies). The film stars Jason Statham (“Spy,” “Furious 7,” “The Expendables” films). Award-winning Chinese actress Li Bingbing (“Transformers: Age of Extinction,” “Forbidden Kingdom,” “The Message”) has been set to star opposite Statham. InContinue reading “Shooting begins on sci-fi film ‘Meg’ starring Jason Statham, Li Bingbing”