Third Trailer: “Point Break”

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the second trailer for their “Point Break” remake due at Christmas, this one offering a better look at the new characters and idea behind the story. It’s decidedly better than that first trailer, but still doesn’t answer the most important question of ‘why bother?’.

Warners is pushing the ‘accurate portrayal of extreme sporting’ angle as the selling point of the film, but the more important things (namely the story and characters) they seem to be trying to evoke the “Fast and Furious” franchise – not unexpected as ‘Fast’ has often been labelled a “Point Break” rip-off.

Whether audiences will be embracing Edgar Ramirez and Luke Bracey in the way they have Vin Diesel and Paul Walker in the past