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Furious 7 Review

ONE LAST RIDE

AND A BITTERSWEET GOODBYE


The Fast & the Furious movie franchise has truly made a name for itself. Debuting back in 2001 with original The Fast & the Furious, viewers were introduced to the world of underground street racing with Paul Walker’s Brian O’Conner and Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto as the series main leads. After several additional movies, the series was starting losing its edge, until director Justin Lin came along with 2011’s Fast Five (the fifth entry in The Fast & the Furious franchise), placing a more emphasis on story / plot rather than just the aspect of illegal street racing. With the success of Fast Five sort of refreshing the series with interest, this was then followed up in a similar fashion with 2013’s Fast & the Furious 6. Now, after much hype, anticipation, and sadness, the seventh entry in the series races into theaters with Furious 7 (or Fast & the Furious 7 to some). Does this latest installment quench a viewer’s adrenaline rush or as the excitement of the franchise spurt out?

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