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Review: Riddick

Directed by: David Twohy

Starring: Vin Diesel, Jordi Mollà, Matt Nable, Katee Sackhoff, Dave Bautista, Bokeem Woodbine, Raoul Trujillo, Conrad Pla, Karl Urban.

Rating:   Running Time: 119 mins.

Following on from the events of The Chronicles of Riddick, we’re reminded that “you keep what you kill”, as Riddick (Vin Diesel) now commands the Necromonger army. Wishing to find his home world Furya, Riddick is forced to turn to Vaako (Karl Urban), one of the few people who knows the planet’s location, to arrange transport. Once there, Riddick survives an assassination attempt, and learns that he is not on Furya, but instead some other hostile planet filled with creatures that all “want a piece of him”. Discovering an abandoned outpost, Riddick transmits a distress signal knowing it will attract bounty hunters, and lies in wait, unaware that one of the mercenaries that arrives has a personal connection to his past. 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

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.