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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

CINEMA SOUND OFF with Lynn Rush and KM Wilsher



Welcome to Cinema Sound Off. We love movies!

My good friend and extraordinary writer, Lynn Rush

--and me, KM Wilsher-- visit the movies and we'll be sharing our reviews with you every

second Tuesday of the month.

FASTER

 



IMDB SYNOPSIS: An ex-con sets out to avenge his brother's death after they were double-crossed during a heist years ago. During his campaign, however, he's tracked by a veteran cop and an egocentric hit man.

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KM’s Review:

Okay, "The Rock". WWF, Disney, The Scorpion King. Would you believe Dwayne Johnson as an actor after all of these roles? (don't worry I liked those movies too.) Do you think he could dig deep enough to do a serious role? I would have said 'no' . . . until FASTER. Yup, I'm a believer.

This is such a cool movie. A little on the violent side. A little on the dark, vengeful side, but cool -- fast cars (My favorite car ever: Chevelle), big guns (Dwayne looks more like a 'Rock' than he ever did!) and 3 dimensional characters you can see, touch, feel.

There are three main characters Driver, Cop, and Killer. Bad guys who are good inside. Good guys with a wicked side. Girls and guys who are one thing, and, at the same time, all together another. Cliche' relationships we can all relate to.

Despite the theme of 'vengence' throughout, there are some moments in FASTER where my heart was on the floor and my eyes were raining tears. Driver, (Dwayne Johnson) faces some demons we all have to face but in a bigger than life, head on crash, faster than a speeding train method that will bring you to your knees. The writers of Faster hit this one out of the park.

Fast cars, Fast guns that rip the wall to shreds, Fast cops higher than kites. . .this movie motors right down main street with fanfare galore! If you like the Action genre, FASTER is your kind of flick.

KM's rating:



4 tickets See it and share it with a few friends



Now, come with me and Catch the Rush. . .at http://www.lynnrush.com/
to see what Lynn Rush has to say.

 
What do you say? Have you seen it?

3 comments:

KM Wilsher said...

Lynn Rush says: "I guess I should say arms, because he totes quite a few guns in this movie." rofl!

I say: His arms are great and the guns he carries rip the wall apart! Schwew, action lovers will love this movie, but, like you said, the depth will thrill writers, and those who love character driven stories!!!

Lori Lundquist said...

Haven't seen it... but might now! THanks, KM! Have a great day!

lynnrush said...

Great review, KM. Yeah, he had some GUNS for sure, huh???? LOL. Loved your insight on this review. :)