Faster- red band trailer Directed by: George Tillman Jr. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Carla Gugino Rating: R Release Date: November 19, 2010
TRAILER SCORE: 7/10
MY THOUGHTS: Before I even began writing I had to get over the fact that Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson even had a red band movie. Now that my laughter has subsided, I've gotta say, they could have done a lot worse. Sure, the plot itself is pretty much tissue paper thin, but then again, I find myself asking when was the last time you'ev heard of someone going to an action movie for the plot? Sure, it's an added bonus, but I'm just going to be realistic about this one and say that I usually go for the kills, the cars, and if there's an explosion, you won't hear me complaining. That being said, for those out there who actually intend to see Faster, avoiding the red band trailer might not be a bad idea as it seems to give a lot away. then again, what trailers don't these days? While I can't really see it racking up the awards anytime soon, it looks like a bit of throw away fun. Hell, I might even see it just to watch Shannon from Lost in a role where she hopefully isn't as annoying as she was on the show. All in all, Faster doesn't seem to bring anything new to the genre, but it looks like a good rainy day action flick to waste a little time.