At The Movies
Fast and Furious 7 ★★★
Director: James Wan
Cast: Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Statham, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Kurt Russell, Luke Evans
Picking up straight from where the last film left off. Deckard Shaw’s (Jason Statham) is after revenge off Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his team of people who did him wrong. He goes out of his way to find them and kill them off, one by one. Toretto not only has to stop him but retrieve the God’s Eye Program which can turn technology into weapons.
What becomes is a game of cat and mouse.
Expect lots of action, violence and car chases which are what this franchise is all about. What truly makes this film though is Paul Walker’s send-off. Sadly the death of Paul Walker halfway through filming meant that the film’s production had to be shut down to grieve and to figure out how to finish the film. Walker’s brothers stepped in to serve as doubles with the help of CGI giving Walker’s character his important part in the film that he should have, as well as a proper send-off.
The film works as an emotional send-off for Paul Walker, it’s moving and touching.