Ah, my famous franchise retrospecting has returned! And now, debuting on my own my own site is THE FAST & THE FURIOUS retrospective! Join me looking back as we edge closer to FAST & FURIOUS 6 opening May 24th.
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze, Lori Petty, John C. McGinley, Gary Busey, James LeGros
You gotta go down. You crossed the line and people trusted you and they died.
So…you’re doing a Fast & The Furious retrospective and you’re starting with Point Break? Of course I am. The genesis of the first film in the Fast & The Furious franchise begins here. The outline and overall narrative of Point Break is almost beat for beat repeated in The Fast & The Furious. You’re basically trading in surf boards for street racing cars. Watching them back to back, its even more apparent.