HOBBS & SHAW – Review by Susan Granger

After 18 years and eight feature films in the Fast and Furious franchise, this macho-men fantasia has become known for its goofy bickering banter, explosive car chases and gratuitous violence. Not surprisingly, screenwriters Chris Morgan and Drew Pearce and director David Leitch continue the lunacy, noting Shaw’s short “Hobbit legs” and Hobbs’ looking like “a giant tattooed baby.”

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HOBBS & SHAW – Review by Lana Wilson-Combs

In Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw the new spin-off drama from the Fast & Furious franchise, Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) reluctantly join forces to take down a cybernetically enhanced villain (Idris Elba) who is hellbent on obtaining a super virus so he can develop mean, lean fighting hybrid machines like him that will rule the world.

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FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY – Review by Susan Granger

Since I don’t watch pro wrestling on TV, I was unfamiliar with World Wrestling Entertainment’s Diva champion Paige who inspired this shamelessly self-promoting real-life biopic. Saraya-Jade Bevis was raised by parents, Ricky (Nick Frost) and Julia (Lena Headley) Knight, who run a minor-league wrestling league in Norwich, England.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, May 25-31: SAN ANDREAS

Opening May 22, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Tomorrowland, this summer’s big-budget disaster extravaganza from director Brad Peyton, starring Dwayne Johnson as a helicopter pilot struggling to reach his daughter after a massive earthquake devastates California. Read on…

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