Excerpt: The shocking and unexpected death of actor Paul Walker last November has certainly put a damper on the future film ( Fast and Furious 7.) It certainly made revisiting this 4 th film a sad and bittersweet experience.
Excerpt: Dominic Toretto is still alive and kicking. After Brian O’Connor let him go in the original movie, he went abroad but when his girlfriend dies in a strange car accident Dominic decides to come back.
Excerpt: Vin Diesel is pretty smart. He can calculate – on the fly – the trajectory, speed, and height of a bouncing, flaming fuel tanker coming at his car. Then, he can tell the exact timing he’ll need to push his car underneath it instead of becoming a part of the exploding metal.
Conclusion: It's hard not to bestow a highly recommended stamp on this baby. While the movie itself isn't a masterpiece by any stretch of the imagination, it is a whole lot of fun. The AV is superb and the collection of extras is truly impressive. Race to the store for this one!
Conclusion: Franchise fatigue, an unoriginal story, and the absence of any strong emotional core are but a few of Fast & Furious ' shortcomings that, all tallied together, make for one of the year's most disappointing pictures.
Excerpt: Having just seen "The Fast and the Furious" the other night, I can’t speak to the validity of the franchise as a whole. The fourth film is actually the third in the timeline of the Fast and Furious series, following 2 Fast 2 Furious, but is also a prequel to The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift...
Excerpt: Fast and Furious exists in a world where the future of a multi-billion dollar drug smuggling industry rests entirely on whether or not they can find guys to drive fast. Were I a drug kingpin, I’d probably smuggle my Meth across the border in small baggies carried by legions of unsuspecting college...