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FuriousSeven

VENGEANCE HITS HOME. Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew are targeted by the brother (Jason Statham) of their latest nemesis, who wants revenge. Horror director James Wan’s first action pic firmly takes this franchise into Mission: Impossible territory, but forgets basic rules. We have to believe that the good guys are actually in danger … Continue reading FuriousSeven

Furious 6

ALL ROADS LEAD TO THIS. Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) tracks down and hires Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew to go after a former British Special Forces soldier who destroyed a Russian military convoy. This jaw-droppingly popular franchise was cleverly rejuvenated in Fast Five (2011) and number six follows that template, mixing an international … Continue reading Furious 6

Fast Five

Dominic, Brian and Mia (Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster) are on the lam in Rio de Janeiro where they make enemies with a local crime lord… and are hunted by a zealous federal agent (Dwayne Johnson). A turning point in this franchise, resulting in a very intense heist movie with the occasional street racing … Continue reading Fast Five

2 Fast 2 Furious

THE NEW MODELS ARE IN. Ex-cop Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker) and his childhood buddy Roman Pearce (Tyrese), who hates his guts, are hired to infiltrate the world of a dirty Miami businessman. The sequel to The Fast and the Furious (2001) makes sure to toss in even more scantily clad women and wild car chases. To 14-year-old boys … Continue reading 2 Fast 2 Furious

The Fast and the Furious

IF LOYALTIES MUST BE BROKEN, IF THE LINES MUST BE CROSSED, DO IT FAST, DO IT FURIOUS. Undercover cop Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker) begins to sympathize with the man he’s about to bust (Vin Diesel), a gangster involved in street racing and highway robberies. You know the story from Point Break (1991) – in this version, fast cars … Continue reading The Fast and the Furious