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Is Hobbs & Shaw Big, Dumb, and Fun Enough?: The Ultimate Debate

Mark Ellis, Sharronda Williams, Carlos Aguilar, and Nikki Novak buckle up to talk Johnson-Statham chemistry, surprise cameos, and ask if this is the best Furious action yet.

by | August 4, 2019 | Comments

Mark Ellis and the fam – this week it’s film correspondent and expert Nikki Novak, critic Carlos Aguilar, and Pay or Wait writer Sharronda Williams – rev up their engines and drive straight into the biggest questions fans have about Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. Can Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham’s chemistry sustain a two-hour-and-sixteen-minute movie? How are new additions to the Fast universe Vanessa Kirby and Idris Elba? How’s the action compare to other movies’ in the franchise? And WHAT ABOUT THOSE CAMEOS? As always, it’s a spoiler-heavy discussion, so if you haven’t seen Hobbs & Shaw, better to do a sudden, screechy, slow-motion U-turn and get the hell outta here.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is in theaters now.


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Adjusted Score: 81.704%
Critics Consensus: Hobbs & Shaw doesn't rev as high as the franchise's best installments, but gets decent mileage out of its well-matched stars and over-the-top action sequences.
Synopsis: Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson), a loyal agent of America's Diplomatic Security Service, and lawless outcast Shaw (Jason... [More]
Directed By: David Leitch

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