On this episode of the podcast: It's often hard to believe that The Fast and the Furious franchise now has eight installments-- or that it's a franchise at all. But they keep coming back to the theater and we keep giving them incredible amounts of money. The Fate of the Furious just set a box office record for highest grossing global release. Fortunately, we've assembled a crack team to help us discuss what these films do and why they connect with audiences worldwide. Enjoy! This episode’s panel included Josh Larsen (Filmspotting) and Blake Collier (Body and Blood).