Le Transporter

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MG welcomes its first guest as Chaos Group's Lon Grohs joins us to talk about his favorite film, The Transporter. Jason Statham's breakout as a leading man had a major impact on popcorn movies, influencing the Jason Bourne films, the Taken franchise, and the Fast and the Furious series among countless others. But while it checks all the boxes of a standard Hollywood action-spectacle, it's European roots show in both tone and theme. Was producer Luc Besson having a little more fun with his target audience than he's letting on? MG rips off its shirt, smears oil on its chest, and gets ready to wrestle with the answer.