I've seen "Drive Angry 3D" twice now, and I'll say it plain: it's fun.
It is big and silly and badass and fun. Nicolas Cage is so totally in on the joke from the moment he appears onscreen and William Fichtner is commanding, to say the least. Amber Heard is Amber Heard, as preposterously sculpted as ever, and she does indeed play an archetypical Last Girl with a great deal of gusto.
In building their muscle-car mythology, Patrick Lussier and Todd Farmer spoke fluent film nerd to each other, as they do in any conversation you have with either of them, and especially when they're together. I find I'm speaking a lot of the same particular language as them, which may be why I enjoy their work.
They sent over something just for you today, a back-and-forth look at seven movies that left unmistakable fingerprints on "Drive Angry 3D." Just reading the way they digested these movies, I think you'll get a real clear idea of whether or not you're interested in what they've done. They make a case for their film better than I can, so check this out and see if you're in tune with them, too: