Review | 2008.01.21

I like to consider myself an connoisseur of crappy movies. Among the many genres is the awful motorsports film. You've seen them, Biker Boyz, Tokyo Drift, Redline. The list goes on. But how do you know what to rent? I propose a rating system, and have thusly scored several such movies. Further, I have enlisted the critical talents of Erik as the Gene Siskel to my Roger Ebert (as well as system coauthor).
The rating system:
We'll start with the modern classic and an inspiration to most recent car movies for better or - who am I kidding - worse...

The Fast and the Furious (8) CR

The Fast and the Furious (7.46) EA

Review two: the quintessential drifter movie...
Initial D (7) CR

Initial D (7) EA Last night was movie night, we watched...

Driven (5) CR

Driven (4) EA ... and these classics we will be (re)watching at a movie night to come...


Death Proof was fantastic for the stunts. However, the Tarantino dialog and script killed it. That dude is like AIDS.

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Here it is, the opinion of our third reviewer. Connie is the feminine voice of reason at movie night. Or is that voice of feminine reason? Whatever the case, here's what the girl thinks:

Speed night at the theater

Rides has finally been done right. The featured machines hail from many countries, decades, and backgrounds. Caymans, Camaros, Skylines, new Mustangs, M3s; the list is extensive because no car survives more than a fraction of the film.

Cheers and tears

2 Fast 2 Furious (5)

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