4 Reasons 'The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift' Is Better Than 'Citizen Kane'

September 2, 2014 8:03 PM

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For decades, Orson Welles' 1941 masterpiece Citizen Kane has topped nearly every list of the world's greatest movies. It set the stage for modern film with groundbreaking advancements in directing, cinematography, editing, and narrative structure. Not surprisingly, it holds a 100% rating on review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes. Meanwhile, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) is a hastily-assembled sequel to a mediocre pair of Vin Diesel racing flicks. It sits at 35% on Rotten Tomatoes and stars Bow Wow for some reason. Yet technically -- and I stress the word 'technically' -- the latter is a much better offering than the former. Here are four reasons why...

One way to determine who's better at something is to imagine the parties involved switching roles. Could Universal Pictures and Tokyo Drift director Darrel Franada team up and remake Citizen Kane? Let's say a faithful, shot-by-shot do-over of the original? Short answer: yes, quite easily. It would b...

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