Our old friend and “wingman”, Goose, is most likely rolling in his grave over Need for Speed, a very bad new movie based the popular racing video game series that swiped its title from the famous line in the film Top Gun. But that footnote in pop culture’s “circle of life” is probably the most amusing aspect of this fleety fiasco.
I feel bad for actor Aaron Paul, who chose this film to make his leading man debut after his Emmy Award winning work on Breaking Bad. Paul as a person seems to be a likeable sort, and I grew to love him as the meth addict/cook, Jesse Pinkman, on BB, but his acting abilities are miles above the sad material he has to work with in Need for Speed. Read the full story »