Despite an appearance by Anthony Kiedis in 1991’s Point Break, the Red Hot Chili Peppers did not appear on the movie’s soundtrack but 80’s hair metal band Ratt did with the movie’s end credits song, “Nobody Rides for Free”.
Edgar Wright is finally back after closing out the Cornetto Trilogy with the musically charged crime/heist movie Baby Driver, where Ansel Elgort plays getaway driver Baby who uses music to both drown out his tinnitus and drive with pinpoint accuracy.
Zach, Chris and Chris Ali head back to the beginnings of the Fast & Furious “family” with 2001’s The Fast and The Furious, where undercover cop Brian O’Connor tries to infiltrate the world of illegal LA street racing and find out which crew is hijacking semi-trucks to steal their valuable cargo of VHS/DVD players.
Quentin Tarantino’s epic western The Hateful Eight is out this week along with the awful remake of Point Break, the excellent sixth season of Archer and more.
Joining the long list of unnecessary remakes, the new Point Break lacks any of the charm or fun of the original as Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez) and his team of pseudo-environmental bros try to achieve the legendary “Ozaki 8” series of extreme stunts that results in them pulling heists, which brings them to the attention of FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey)
The Force Awakens continued to shatter records as it crossed $1 billion worldwide and had the highest second weekend of all time.
A bunch of new movies hits theaters for Christmas, including the remake of Point Break, potential Oscar contenders like Concussion, Joy and The Big Short and the reteam of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg with Daddy’s Home.
The long wait is finally over as The Force Awakens is here this month to detonate, Death Star style, every box office record.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk more Mad Max, Hogan vs The Expendables, the beginnings of CSI, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, xtreme Point Break remake and much more.
The 90’s action classic is getting a remake with Luke Bracey taking over as Johnny Utah and Edgar Ramirez as Bodhi and an expanded roster of extreme sports involved in the various heists.