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Review: Snitch

Directed by: Ric Roman Waugh

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal, Melina Kanakaredes, Rafi Gavron, Benjamin Bratt.

Rating:   Running Time: 112 mins.

John Matthews (Dwayne Johnson) finds out from his ex-wife Sylvie (Melina Kanakaredes) that his son Jason (Rafi Gavron) has been arrested and charged with distribution after receiving a package containing drugs from one of his friends. Jason, though not a drug dealer is facing a mandatory 10 years prison sentence, but doesn’t know anyone who deals in drugs and refuses to setup anyone else in a similar sting to lessen his sentence. Read the rest of this entry

Review: Fast & Furious 6

Directed by: Justin Lin.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Luke Evans, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Gina Carano, Jordana Brewster, Elsa Pataky.

Rating:   Running Time: 130 mins.

Since the events of Fast Five, all is good for the families of Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker), and the members of their crew who worked together to rob $100 million from a drug dealer, living happy extravagant lives in non-extradition countries. Brian and Mia (Jordana Brewster) now have a son and Dom is living with Elena (Elsa Pataky), but Brian admits to Dom that there’s no sense of having a home since they are wanted in the United States and unable to return. Meanwhile, Agent Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson), who promised to chase down the crew, is dealing with a bigger fish – Owen Shaw (Luke Evans), a man similar to Dominic who runs a crew, only with lower morals. Read the rest of this entry

Review: GI Joe – Retaliation

Directed by: Jon M. Chu.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jonathan Pryce, Byung-hun Lee, Ray Park, Elodie Yung, Adrianne Palicki, D.J. Cotrona, Channing Tatum, Ray Stevenson.

Rating:   Running Time: 97 mins.

The G.I. Joes including Roadblock (Dwayne Johnson), Flint (D.J. Cotrona) and Lady Jaye (Adrianne Palicki) in a team led by Duke (Channing Tatum), are sent on a mission to recover stolen nuclear warheads, but after successfully doing so are framed for stealing the warheads from Pakistan, with Snake Eyes also framed for murder. The President of the United States (Jonathan Pryce) is urged by his cabinet to strike them out, unaware that he is in fact Zartan (Arnold Vosloo), and has the real President held prisoner in a military bunker. Shortly thereafter, the ‘President’ makes a public announcement, denouncing the Joe’s as enemies of the state, and placing a new armed force in charge of military operations, the Cobra army.

BEWARE OF POTENTIAL SPOILERS HEREAFTER

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Trailer: Fast & Furious 6

With all the cast returning from previous movies, the team’s back, this time to help Hobbs (Dwayne ‘The Rck’ Johnson) as he tracks a team of thieves more dangerous than them. Hot on the trailer of the Superbowl ad comes this extended trailer.

First Impressions: With all the cast returning as well as director Justin Lin from the previous three ‘Fast’ movies, this is one of the big summer movies I’m really looking forwards to. Fast & Furious 6 is released in the UK on the 24th of May.