No secret, I’m a huge fan of the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise. Also a big action figure fan so I remain stunned and disappointed we haven’t gotten a figure line to cash in on one of Hollywood’s hottest properties. But there may be a way to make 12″ versions of the stars of “Furious 7.”
While we’re no closer to getting them the traditional way, a quick stroll through eBay offers some tantalizing options for junior level customizers looking for 12″ head sculpts of Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson and even Kurt Russell. Continue reading Furious 7 figures may never happen, but we can make them
Were it not for the dreadful “Fantastic Four,” the limp and clunky “Transporter Refueled” would easily be 2015’s most unnecessary and worthless franchise reboot. Continue reading The Transporter Refueled review – series reboot arrives on empty
Cars crashing from one building to the next, long runaway climactic battles, heroes making improbable dives through the air and one insane action spectacle after another.
Given that synopsis, you’d be forgiven for thinking that’s referencing the “Fast and Furious” franchise, but Jason Statham was already doing that insanity and more in the clearly ahead of its time “Transporter 2.” Continue reading Transporter 2 review – Jason Statham keeps sequel in high gear
Looking back, 2002 was an exceptional year for action movies. There were major heavyweights in “Spider-Man” and “Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones,” Pierce Brosnan’s final stint as James Bond in “Die Another Day,” Vin Diesel looking to be his more extreme successor with “xXx” and Matt Damon taking a more bare-bones approach with “The Bourne Identity.”
From a sheer coolness and smooth fun factor, none matched “The Transporter,” the franchise that signaled the arrival of Jason Statham as a major box office draw and the start of one of the more consistently entertaining series in the early 2000s. Continue reading The Transporter review – Jason Statham speeds into action icon status
Continuing the series’ runaway success, ‘Furious 7’ is going to shatter April box office records and take the early lead for the year’s best debut, according to the latest box office forecasts. Continue reading ‘Furious 7’ speeding to record-breaking $150M opening #Furious7
Imagine going sky diving, then immediately going para sailing before landing to do some white water rafting followed by a rigorous motorcycle chase through oncoming traffic and then winding down with a marathon city-wide paintball session. That’s about a fraction of the exhilaration you’ll get watching ‘Furious 7,’ the latest spectacle in the greatest modern day action series going today that also doubles as a touching farewell to star Paul Walker. Continue reading ‘Furious 7’ review – triple the craziness, stunts and fun #Furious7
Yeah, 2015 is pretty much just gonna be the movie year of all-time for me.