Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Fast Five


Sunday, November 27 2011

'Fast Five' Is as Fun as When You Were a Kid, Smashing Your Toys Together

While Fast Five is just as formulaic as its predecessors, it's gleefully formulaic, and it's hard not to get swept up in the movie's enthusiasm for itself.

Thursday, April 28 2011

'Fast Five' Embraces B-movie Clichés

Even when Toretto and Hobbs are beating each other up, they encounter no moral gray area. They’re both good and they’re both right. Always.


Wednesday, April 8 2015

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's 10 Best Film Roles

He may seem like nothing more than muscles and machismo, but this former WWE superstar is on path to be an equally popular player in feature films.

Tuesday, May 3 2011

The Five Best Films of Spring 2011

Our picks for the Top 5 films of the Spring...and yes, we are prepared for the inevitable blowback.

Thursday, April 28 2011

Brute Force and Machismo Fueled Motorsports: 'Fast Five'

With its sweat glistening off tanned muscles mannerism and hardnosed bare knuckle bravado, Fast Five is the perfect cure for a Spring season filled with failed attempts at recapturing past glories.


Tuesday, May 3 2011

Seven pieces of conventional wisdom disproved by 'Fast Five'

To get an idea of what Vin Diesel's "Fast Five" pulled off this weekend, consider this: In the three days just passed, the action movie

Monday, May 2 2011

'Fast Five' burns rubber at box office

LOS ANGELES — "Fast Five" ran over the competition at the box office this weekend, shifting ticket sales into high gear for the first time this

Wednesday, April 27 2011

Universal soups up its 'Fast and Furious' franchise

LOS ANGELES — Hoping to transform one of its few successful film series into a top-tier global franchise, Universal Pictures has refueled "Fast and Furious" with

Now on PopMatters
PM Picks

© 1999-2015 All rights reserved.™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.