Tag Archive | Car chases

Jarv’s Birthday Series: The Driver (1978)

When I was growing up, for some reason that I can’t really remember, I always wanted to own a Pontiac Firebird. Now, as an adult, I know better and that there is almost no good reason on God’s green and verdant Earth to want to drive an American car. Basically, if you want to drive something that weighs the same as the QE2, has the handling of a brick, the petrol consumption of a thirsty rhino, brakes that Europe discarded for being crap about 30 years ago,  and isn’t even particularly fast then an American car is the way to go. The reason I say “almost”, is that they do look damned cool. Still, all in all, I’d rather have an Aston Martin, and as it’s nearly my birthday, instead of giving me the complete works of Kate Hudson, feel free to club together to buy me one. Anyhow, as I kick off this heinously misguided series, the first film was released on my actual date of birth in France, and features lots of cool American cars being driven fast. Read More…

The Birthday Series – The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

Droids Birthday Series 2005 Just so you know, I’m counting down to my birthday by reviewing one movie that was released on or around August 2nd for every year I’ve sullied earths good name. Have a gander at 2005.

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