Hobbs & Shaw Movie Review
Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson on vacay from the Fast & The Furious Films team up together here for an international action-comedy-spy romp that asks the question: how dumb is TOO dumb for a Fast & the Furious film? Your answers may vary, as Hobbs & Shaw seeks to toe right up to that line. This time, Statham has a sister (Vanessa Kirby) who works for MI6 and in a fit of no other options, she injects a time-capsuled civilization-ending virus into herself rather than let the evil ‘black superman’ Brixton Lore (Idris Elba) get ahold of it. Insert time-limit (which apparently international travel doesn’t figure into) with the titular leads on the run trying to get a removal device for the capsules, avoid Brixton, and throw in a bunch of odd cameos, all within the film’s hefty running time of 135 minutes. But, how is it? Chris, Ben, Kim, and Zach are here to address that.
DIRECTED BY: David Leitch
STARRING: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Cliff Curtis, Helen Mirren, Eiza González, Eddie Marsan, Roman Reigns, Josh Mauga, John Tui, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Hart, Rob Delaney
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