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Film Review: “Furious 7”

By on Apr 3, 2015 in Arts & Culture, Film

RATING: The outrageously fast movie, Furious 7, speeds through and takes over 2015 box office and continues to break down all laws known to physics with 137 minutes of logic-defying action sequences. As expected, this latest installment to the Fast & Furious franchise is fun, exciting, and over-the-top. Admittedly, I was wide-eyed and on the edge of my seat during a number of crazy stunts. There are two connecting threads in between the adrenaline infused scenes that connects us with the characters and allows us to become emotionally invested in them. Letty’s (Michelle Rodriguez) memory loss creates tension between her and Dominic (Vin Diesel). It makes us feel that “the family” is broken in ways that cannot be easily fixed. It gives an underlying feeling of desperation. Brian’s (Paul Walker) difficulty of adapting to home life away from danger...

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