Film Review: ‘Fast X’ is a Full Scale Assault on the Laws of Logic

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CHICAGO – A lot of blockbusters require you to check your brain at the door. “Fast X” requires a full scale lobotomy. To the uninitiated, Vin Diesel’s blatant disregard for the laws of gravity and physics represents a full scale assault on the senses, reason, and logic in its effort to bring audiences down to its star’s lunkheaded level. Oscarman rating: 2.0/5.0
Rating: 2.0/5.0

We begin with an extended flashback to what is generally regarded as this motor-head franchise’s high point with the Bank Vault chase from Fast Five. Dante (Jason Momoa) is revealed to be the son of the drug lord Herman Reyes, whose money Dom (Vin Diesel) and company stole, and who died at the end of that movie.Turns out Dante has spent the ensuing decade, and the next four films, plotting his revenge and studying Dom and his extended family to make them suffer for the death of his father.

”Fast X” is in theaters on May 19th. Featuring Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, Chalize Theron, John Cena, Helen Mirren, Brie Larson, Jason Momoa and Rita Moreno. Written by Dan Mazeau and Justin Lin. Directed by Louis Leterrier. Rated “PG-13”

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