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You can travel back in time with this week’s new releases.  Head back to the 80’s for Adventureland or back to 2001 with Fast and Furious, when the world was first introduced to Vin Diesel.  We were all so innocent back then.


Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Bill Hader, Kristin Wiig, Ryan Reynolds

Directed by: Greg Mittola

Plot: A college graduate is forced to work at the amusement park Adventureland when his career plans fall through.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 86%

Consensus: “Full of humor and nostalgia, Adventureland is a sweet, insightful coming-of-age comedy that will resonate with teens and adults alike.”

Fast and Furious

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

Directed by: Justin Lin

Plot: A crime in Los Angeles brings Don Torretto and Brian O’Conner back together to take on a new enemy.

RT Freshness: 20%

Consensus: “While Fast and Furious features the requisite action and stunts, the filmmakers have failed to provide a competent story or compelling characters.”

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