director: Justin Lin

Star Trek: Beyond

July 22, 2016
"Star Trek: Beyond" is the third of the new movie installments (based on the original series), but the first not to be directed by J.J. Abrams. Although it is definitely an entertaining movie, Abrams' absence shows. The movie features too many jerky scenes, with the camera shaking. Dark fight [...]

Fast and Furious 6

May 24, 2013
This movie is, as you would expect, fast paced. In fact, it opens in Spain with a race and rarely slows down after that. Brian (Paul Walker) has just become a father and the old team hopes to live the quiet life of retirement (following the race). But Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) asks Dom to re-assemble [...]

Fast Five

April 29, 2011
Here is another installment in the "Fast and Furious" film series. This is the fifth one and it kind of feels like the series is running out of gas. In this one, ex-cop Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) joins forces with girlfriend Mia (Jordana Brewster) and former con Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) and they [...]

Fast and Furious

April 3, 2009
This fourth "Fast and Furious" film is filled with flaming fatal scenes including bullets flying, car crashes, fist fights, and murder. It is action-packed and the viewer doesn't get much of a chance to catch a breath. Dom Toretto (Diesel) is an ex-con and a fugitive. He seeks revenge when the [...]

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

June 16, 2006
"The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" is an energetic ride from start to finish. Little time is given to introduce the characters. Instead, we are driven full throttle through a maze of curves and turns as our supposed hero learns to break the law and impress the girls by living a "full speed [...]

Annapolis

January 27, 2006
This film includes wonderful acting and a good story line. The values of the Academy are well represented in the areas of honesty, honor, teamwork, sacrifice, dedication, friendship and love of country. It contains a man that just won't quit and another man that won't accept anything but a cadet's [...]