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  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

    The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

    ★★★★½

    A spin-off of Frasier proportions.

    Justin Lin saved this series from the death throes of '2 Fast' and breathes vibrant life into what could have been another whimper of a sequel.

    Deft editing, inventive camerawork, and what's arguably one of the most incredible soundtracks of the 21st century (Bawitdaba AND Teriyaki Boyz?!) all somehow took a back seat to the surreal, entertaining world-building throughout.

    Had me smiling ear to ear throughout.

    Sung Kang coolly dominates as Han. Bow Wow is…

  • 2 Fast 2 Furious

    2 Fast 2 Furious

    ★★

    Really excellent opening scene, really lackluster everything else.

    Walker, Tyrese, and Ludacris all stand head and shoulders above the rest.

    Tagging movies with #lightemup whenever a character says any variation on "Light Em Up!" For example, in this movie they said "Fire Em Up!" which is close enough.

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  • Fifty Shades Darker

    Fifty Shades Darker

    ½

    I wish it were called 100 Shades Darker because I would've preferred to sit in a pitch black movie theater rather than watch this.

  • Fifty Shades of Grey

    Fifty Shades of Grey

    ½

    didnt get a boner once