Tag Archives: Movies

Stop What You’re Doing: Idris Elba is Joining the Fast & Furious Franchise

Mark this day down in the history of all great things automotive, folks, because I’m here to deliver some great, wonderful, incredible news. Idris Elba, one of greatest (and dare I add debonair) actors of our time, is joining the Fast & Furious franchise for their spin-off Hobbs and Shaw. Oh, hell yeah.

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We Talk Eighties Muscle with Cruise Director Robert Siegel

Earlier this week, Jalopnik sat down with screenwriter and director Robert Siegel to talk about his upcoming film, Cruise. When we asked him why we were going to love it, his answer was simple: the cars.

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Which 8 Movies Would You Watch On That 19 Hour Flight From Singapore?

Starting on October 11, Singapore Airlines will be flying a direct flight from Singapore to Newark. The 9,537 miles flown non-stop will take approximately 19 hours, which means you could get about eight cool flicks in before landing. That only leaves one question: which movies do you pick?

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Buy the James Bond Villain Car From the Most Forgettable Chase Scene Ever

Despite much of its automotive hype, the latest James Bond film, Spectre, turned out to be a bit of a dud. And it didn’t help that the Aston Martin DB10 and Jaguar C-X75 chase scene through the darkened streets of Rome turned out to be one of the most forgettable chase scenes ever shot. But at least the stunning Jag…

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How Many Smart Roadsters Does It Take to Stop Tom Cruise

Today was my boss’s first day back from vacation in Europe, where he claimed to have found the amount of Smart Roadsters running around quite remarkable. That naturally led me to bring up the oft-forgotten car chase in the 2010 action-comedy, Knight And Day, in which multiple Roadsters chase down Tom Cruise and…

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Aston Martin’s New James Bond DB5 Isn’t Road Legal Because the Gadgets Are Too Real

Aston Martin has announced production of 25 new continuation DB5s, modeled after the iconic car from the 1964 James Bond movie, Goldfinger. The cars will even be equipped with some of the spy’s gadgets, but there’s a catch—sadly, none of them will be road legal.

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Cruise Looks Like a Fun Movie Where ’80s Kids Do ’80s Car Crimes

As I’m sure you’ve already figured out, I like silly action flicks. Bonus points if they involve cars. If we can throw an ‘80s spin on it, then that’s basically perfection (go see Atomic Blonde, by the way). And this new movie, Cruise, seems like it combines all three.

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When Are We Going to Address How Paul Walker Had Relationships With Underage Girls?

On Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, Fast and Furious star Paul Walker died in a fiery Porsche Carrera GT crash with his friend, Roger Rodas, who was driving. It was sudden and heartbreaking, a death that was especially felt in the car community. Five years later, I Am Paul Walker is a documentary that seeks to immortalize the…

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Here’s How The Mission: Impossible Fallout Crew Designed One Of The Best Car Chases Of The Decade

Mission: Impossible Fallout, the sixth movie of the spy franchise which hit theaters last weekend, has been blowing people away with its incredible action. One of the best sequences in the movie is a motorcycle and car chase through the streets of Paris. Here’s how it was pulled off.

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Here’s Your First Look at the Paul Walker Documentary

Back in March, we reported on a Paul Walker documentary in the works. It’s being directed by Adrian Buitenhuis and called I Am Paul Walker. Comprised of a series of interviews that colorfully paint the actor’s life, we now have a small snippet of what to expect.

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