Posted: April 9, 2015 | Author: Donald | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Chris Morgan, David Zellner, Djimon Hounsou, Dwayne Johnson, Furious 7, Gal Gadot, James Wan, Jason Statham, Jordana Brewster, Kumiko, Kurt Russell, Ludacris, Michelle Rodriguez, Nathalie Emmanuel, Nathan Zellner, Paul Walker, Rinko Kikuchi, the Treasure Hunter, Tyrese Gibson, Vin Diesel | Leave a comment »
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Okay, I admit it. It got me. Furious 7, the latest entrée in the fast car, not so fast women (the film is surprisingly family focused) franchise, and its tribute to the late Paul Walker brought more than a wee tear to my eye.
How could it not?
However, before I go into any more detail here, full disclosure: I have never seen a Fast and Furious movie before.
That’s right. Zip. Nada. Not a single one.
So, take that into account before taking seriously anything I have to say.
Furious 7 is, well, let’s face it: it’s ridiculous, often cheesy, over the top, clunky. In fact, one could make a sound argument that it’s really not a very good film at all.
Still, it’s a ton of fun. It more than gets the adrenaline going. It has so much electric energy that if someone had a heart attack in the theater, the movie alone could get the organ pumping again. Read the rest of this entry »