For many of us, there’s nothing better than a good summer action movie. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw gives you and I just that. A movie you can sit back, shut off, and enjoy from beginning to end.
Taking place after Fast & Furious 7, lawman Luke Hobbs (Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson) and criminal Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) are forced to join forces in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. The action is fast, the story is passable (especially for a summer movie), and it sets itself up for a sequel.
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw team-up of Hobbs and Shaw happens because of a cyber-genetically enhanced villain appears. Hobbs and Shaw are tasked with tracking a stolen virus and catching the bad guy.
Their journey takes them around the world. It also takes them back to family. Read more...
My mind is still trying to comprehend how there are now 8 Fast and the Furious movies. It seems like yesterday I was leaving the Cinema Carousel after watching the first The Fast And The Furious movie in 2001.
I was driving my 5-speed manual 1994 GMC Sonoma. Revving the engine and trying to feel like I was one of the characters from The Fast And The Furious. Alas, I never was and never will be but the thought still lingers.
After watching any of The Fast And The Furious movies, I still get the urge to do a burnout or get into a police chase. That’s just how these movies make you feel.
Two years ago I shared leadership lessons from Furious 7… And now we’re on the eighth movie in the franchise. Mind blowing! Read more...
Something about the Fast and Furious movies has captivated me from the beginning. My guess is it’s the sweet cars and the fast driving that draws me in.
But there’s more to the Fast and Furious movies than the cars and the driving. There’s a deeper story woven throughout.
And I realized that as I sat watching Furious 7 with my wife on Saturday. The story goes so much deeper.
1. Dominic Toretto –
They say an open road clears the mind
In the opening scene, Dom and Letty are driving fast on a clear and open road. Dom turns to Letty and utters this line to her.
We in leadership have so much on our minds and so much in front of us, we don’t take the time to get somewhere open and free. We don’t let our minds see the wide expanse before us. Read more...