Like the first, this one isn't nearly as bad as some folks think, but the lead character is, quite frankly, awful and so is most of the script. The film is carried by the direction of Justin Lin and a good portion of the secondary cast (including Sonny Chiba!).
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If you combined the cartoon of Speed Racer with 80s TV show Miami Vice and then dumbed it down ten fold, you might be close to hitting at how utterly strange, generic, and eye-rolling 2 Fast 2 Furious is as a film.
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You'd be hard pressed to find a film that's as charming and as challenging as "Why Don't You Play in Hell?" This is the kind of film that shows just how bat shit insane director Sion Sono is when it comes to genre film making. It's a meta-concept flick about film making that takes three different plots and interweaves them with enough quirky humor, violence, and satirical writing to just about rub everyone the wrong way - and it's pretty…
Fincher, you mad genius bastard! Only he could take a film like this and make into a riveting, roller coaster emotional thriller that has even the most intelligent of movie goer leaning whatever which way he wants them to go. It's intoxicating in its subtlety, brimming with impressive performances, and challenging in its delivery. Bravo, good sir.