We will be honest with you, the "Fast and Furious" franchise does not operate in our world. The physics are wrong. The inability for so many people to die is wrong. There is just so much that could not happen.
Okay, that may be true, but so what?
On today's episode we celebrate "Fast X" for what it is -- insanely fun.
There is something wonderful in the notion that the new film "Kandahar" (2023) attempts to give us a more nuanced, multi-faceted, look at Afghanistan, the surrounding nations, and the world at large. It is admirable, particularly when we have such a strong tendency to flatten alternate perspectives on the big screen. What doesn't work as well here is the execution. Today we look at both.
With "Volume 3" now out on blu-ray and digital, our time with this version of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" is done. Where do folks end up? Well, we're not possibly going to tell you that, but we are going to offer up some of our thoughts on what works and what doesn't in James Gunn's final entry in the series.