I honestly believe that the Fast and Furious franchise is the most consistent franchise in film history and as of right now, May 2013, Furious 6 (the film's "official" title) is the best movie of 2013.
[Side note #1: Up until 2011's Fast Five, I thought 2 Fast 2 Furious was the best film in the franchise with Tokyo Drift being a close second. Yes, I saw Tokyo Drift in theaters because I'm awesome.]
[Side note #2: The second most…
The beauty of J.J. Abrams' Star Trek reboot from four years ago was that it opened the door for creativity in a franchise most considered to be done and over with.
Instead, J.J. Abrams followed it up with a remake of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan infused with the fun and excitement that came from September 11th, 2001.
Do not watch any of the trailers. Do not read any reviews or plot summaries. Go into The Cabin in the Woods blind and you will be that much better off. This is not your average, run-of-the-mill horror film, it's an experience. It takes everything you know about the genre and flips it upside down.
There were two things that I noticed while I was watching this movie.
1. This was the fourth film I've seen this past week in where the score was composed by a musician (the others being The Lords of Salem, Oblivion, and The Place Beyond the Pines).
2. This was the third film I saw this week that I totally dug the first two acts only to see the entire thing just fall apart during its final act.