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Fast Five Review: Baby Driver

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Baby Driver
Action | 2017 | Reviewed by Michelle

Baby is a semi-charmed young getaway driver who uses music to drown out the constant ringing in his ears, a condition he’s suffered nearly all his life. Just when things are starting to look up for Baby – he’s met the love of his life and he’s finally earned enough money to walk away from crime for good – he’s dragged back behind the wheel for one final, doomed heist. There’s no song that can help Baby out of this one…

1) Did you like the film?

I was expecting this to be a big, dumb action movie along the lines of the Fast and the Furious franchise. What I got was something completely different…and to my surprise, I really enjoyed it!

2) Why?

For starters, Baby Driver probably has more personality in its first ten minutes than all the Fast and the Furious movies combined. From the dialogue to the characters to the soundtrack, this movie has so much going for it. It’s loaded with originality, and it doesn’t get too wrapped up in its own conceit (looking directly at you, Guardians of the Galaxy franchise) to be enjoyable. Twee? Maybe a little. But that’s okay. Baby Driver is proof that movies can be fun without having to switch your brain off for a couple of hours.

babydriver3) You’ll enjoy this movie if…

If you’ve ever wished you could live in a video clip (I know I have!) you’ll love Baby Driver.

4) This film made me think about…

What would the soundtrack to my life sound like? Probably much dorkier…

5) Overall rating?

4.5-stars

Top Ten November New Releases

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We know we say this every month, but choosing just ten DVDs to feature in this month’s New Releases post was next to impossible. Seriously. With so many brilliant new films out, we wanted to share everything…but sadly, we call our monthly new releases posts a “top ten”, so it kind of stands to reason that we’ll only feature ten titles every month. The rules are the rules. Sigh…

Wondering what’s hot this month? As always, we have the answers. Just remember, our Top Ten post isn’t in any particular order (after all, we had enough trouble just choosing ten titles. Having to rank them would likely cause a riot) and this is just the tip of the iceberg. We’ll namedrop a few titles we had to leave out at the end of this post.

Enjoy our DVD picks for November!

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