Video Interviews

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.

Like this? Subscribe to our newsletter and get more features, news, and guides in your inbox every week.

Adjusted Score: 88516%
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: Brixton Lorr is a cybernetically enhanced soldier who possesses superhuman strength, a brilliant mind and a lethal pathogen that could... [More]
Directed By: David Leitch

Tag Cloud

PBS mob anthology Broadway ITV BBC wonder woman Rom-Com Showtime crime mutant stop motion YouTube Red BET Awards Netflix Christmas movies young adult black gangster live action DGA YouTube Premium comedies foreign NBA PlayStation HFPA chucky Classic Film FX on Hulu casting Black History Month Disney Channel dragons Prime Video dceu Shudder Trailer french Family Black Mirror anime Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Interview space Funimation Spike olympics Discovery Channel rotten movies we love Marvel Television 1990s movies what to watch Crackle Mary poppins Action Stephen King green book slasher A24 rt labs critics edition Tumblr Anna Paquin adventure Tomatazos finale USA Oscars sitcom cancelled Lifetime fresh Paramount The CW series marvel comics The Witch Nominations comic book movies dexter IFC Films cats reviews DC streaming service First Reviews war jamie lee curtis batman Comedy Central Acorn TV 2017 Tags: Comedy Television Critics Association a nightmare on elm street Freeform Year in Review Turner Classic Movies Nickelodeon supernatural Netflix rt labs scary Kids & Family posters MTV asian-american disaster Opinion free movies 71st Emmy Awards spanish language romantic comedy deadpool Heroines 2015 Lifetime Christmas movies Certified Fresh 99% Pop TV composers james bond video king arthur all-time ratings Pop IMDb TV San Diego Comic-Con new zealand heist movie canceled TV shows archives CBS spider-verse Pirates Mary Tyler Moore vs. harry potter The Purge Tubi E! latino popular franchise Best and Worst halloween tv best Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Thanksgiving Trophy Talk kong hollywood blockbusters Hollywood Foreign Press Association Amazon Studios police drama ghosts Amazon Prime Sci-Fi Peacock reboot Disney child's play spanish quibi Shondaland Ghostbusters TV renewals National Geographic AMC Plus critics Travel Channel Quiz Legendary 24 frames golden globe awards Fargo target Extras Horror Comics on TV Writers Guild of America Crunchyroll Emmys 2018 hist rt archives Universal Pictures crime drama Sony Pictures scary movies laika YouTube book mockumentary japanese pirates of the caribbean comics monster movies new york Awards basketball Lionsgate obituary NYCC tv talk cars criterion lord of the rings Britbox telelvision parents dark legend USA Network HBO Reality Competition Winners documentary Biopics richard e. Grant E3 Universal royal family Fantasy directors boxoffice hidden camera movie LGBT SundanceTV Premiere Dates Television Academy slashers spinoff See It Skip It Walt Disney Pictures venice comic book movie aliens discovery Country GoT Warner Bros. Red Carpet 21st Century Fox streaming movies Vudu TLC ABC Family cults die hard Watching Series rom-coms Schedule crime thriller elevated horror trailers psycho Fox News know your critic technology king kong Musical Countdown dramedy 2019 A&E TCA Winter 2020 cancelled TV series WGN screen actors guild romance Martial Arts christmas movies Hear Us Out social media Chernobyl Wes Anderson leaderboard comiccon unscripted Marvel sag awards Spring TV dc binge Mudbound natural history TV diversity high school Captain marvel 007 new star wars movies Syfy TCA 2017 breaking bad Brie Larson political drama spy thriller Hulu name the review adaptation PaleyFest Women's History Month singing competition cancelled TV shows Teen BET thriller justice league Film Festival stand-up comedy VOD aapi australia satire VICE sequels concert animated Rocky The Walt Disney Company Columbia Pictures razzies Lucasfilm strong female leads Set visit rotten Alien japan Character Guide sequel ID indiana jones award winner toronto ABC Signature Disney streaming service blockbuster American Society of Cinematographers Pixar Esquire 93rd Oscars 2021 action-comedy TCA FXX Mary Poppins Returns TV movies jurassic park DC Universe vampires CBS All Access talk show Mystery book adaptation TV One hispanic heritage month comic Avengers History historical drama 72 Emmy Awards biography fast and furious 73rd Emmy Awards President ESPN witnail news MSNBC serial killer BAFTA classics superman TNT Food Network AMC Polls and Games Cosplay LGBTQ Superheroe revenge Podcast trophy VH1 dreamworks game show Apple live event The Academy emmy awards teaser scene in color 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards mcc Paramount Plus Arrowverse Adult Swim halloween Star Wars prank Musicals zombie Awards Tour Fall TV Nat Geo Marathons crossover docudrama Creative Arts Emmys TruTV game of thrones Pride Month Animation Photos Superheroes ViacomCBS Box Office Emmy Nominations Comic Book feel good Infographic RT21 79th Golden Globes Awards Western BBC One Reality worst Cartoon Network TCA Awards women indie Disney+ Disney Plus comic books nature Trivia video on demand Christmas Baby Yoda canceled based on movie Pet Sematary universal monsters Epix blaxploitation godzilla robots psychological thriller MCU New York Comic Con Rocketman stoner Grammys south america marvel cinematic universe spider-man cancelled television hispanic independent toy story Image Comics Sundance Now adenture Super Bowl Hallmark Christmas movies Disney Plus OWN art house italian festivals docuseries Fox Searchlight scorecard 45 genre ABC sports Logo children's TV Ellie Kemper streaming Tokyo Olympics Paramount Network OneApp boxing Calendar festival science fiction Amazon joker Summer DC Comics spain NBC Sundance TV transformers 2016 Bravo 20th Century Fox Dark Horse Comics Exclusive Video 4/20 cooking doctor who Drama Turner TCM CMT mission: impossible miniseries Cannes debate FOX APB politics Pacific Islander TV Land SXSW Sundance Valentine's Day GIFs Tarantino Academy Awards Marvel Studios Apple TV Plus international facebook zombies werewolf Song of Ice and Fire DirecTV 2020 Starz Instagram Live football biopic HBO Max CNN kaiju black comedy TBS cartoon El Rey Holiday SDCC nbcuniversal First Look Comic-Con@Home 2021 GLAAD sopranos The Walking Dead suspense RT History golden globes Endgame CW Seed Neflix renewed TV shows Sneak Peek X-Men twilight Toys Masterpiece BBC America Spectrum Originals HBO Go medical drama nfl cops YA period drama remakes Elton John Ovation Comedy travel worst movies Mindy Kaling superhero Election versus television Rock TIFF Winter TV documentaries films dogs zero dark thirty WarnerMedia cinemax Amazon Prime Video FX Holidays 90s Binge Guide Music Film critic resources Hallmark Video Games Apple TV+ true crime IFC saw screenings kids theme song Star Trek The Arrangement