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Superfast

By: Addison Wylie Superfast is a spoof of the Fast and the Furious franchise brought to audiences by infamous filmmakers Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer.  How long do you think it takes for them to set up a joke where someone swaggers onto the street and gets hit by a car?  Not too long. The aim of the Superfast game is to reenact a scene and point out the obvious. I would’ve gone in another…

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Small Time

By: Addison Wylie I have to give Small Time a large amount of credit.  It’s a film starring two slick used car salesmen and presents male attitudes as maturely as possible while embracing the swindling stereotype.  It also finds a way to be heartfelt with family drama, as well as make you giggle with car lot banter.  That’s quite a juggle, and filmmaker Joel Surnow maintains his load effortlessly. Al and Ash – two old…

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Planes

By: Addison Wylie The fine people at Disney usually have a good handle on their films, which is why the occasional slip-up- like Planes or last year’s Cars 2 makes me more sad of its existence than angry at how bad it is. Planes, an animated film taking place in the Cars universe, plays like an undemanding direct-to-DVD time filler.  It’s funny that Planes comes out on DVD/Blu-ray a week after Blockbuster announced their final closings…

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Fast & Furious 6

By: Addison Wylie The MPAA has given the latest instalment of the Fast & Furious franchise a PG-13 for “intense sequences of violence and action and mayhem throughout, some sexuality, and language”. From the sounds of that, Fast & Furious 6 should be a wild time at the movies. So, why was I so bored? Whether you walked away from Fast Five liking it or not, you at least could’ve left the theatre with some…