The sad thing about Furious 7, is that even though Walker and his likeness is in most of the movie, it feels like you're watching a ghost. This film tries so hard to be sentimental when Walker's on the screen, that it loses the sense of fun that had Walker interested in doing these films in the first place. There are times when this film feels more like a funeral than an over-the-top action flick. Moments with Jordana Brewster's character, or dealing with Michelle Rodriguez's amnesia, try to be more dramatic than a film of this type can handle. The other sad part about Furious 7, is that it's gone so far from the first film, by consistently one-upping the action from previous installments that, it loses itself in the sheer outrageousness of it all. What's next? Vin Diesel crashes into a vat of toxic waste and becomes a superhero? The cars get invisibility upgrades? Or, how about some aliens attack the Earth and, Vin & co. are the only ones with the coolest, laser-mounted vehicles, to stop them?
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