Fast & Furious
Fast & Furious: Directed by Justin Lin. With Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez. Brian O’Conner, back working for the FBI in Los Angeles, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation.
Why no THE in the title? is there a legitimate reason? I don’t think there is, even remotely. The second ‘real’ death of the series, this time, it’s Letty! Letty’s dead! they seriously killed off a main character of the franchise! The stakes are super high now and they’re never going to be the same and surely they won’t resurrect her in the next movie, right?
All kidding aside, I’m happy to see that Dom is still drinking coronas. Gal Gadot shows up as a shadowy assistant to the bad guy with a shadowy past that’s just full of darkness and shadows and boy howdy she’s just the most mysterious sexy lady that Dom’s ever met. Her nipples are also in the film in a rather pointed scene in which her shirt is sorta see through, to which Dom definitely checks out and comments on: “I admire a fine body”
There’s some Hollywood fantasies about the Law Enforcement, with Brian carrying an unknown and untrusted communication device into the secure area of the FBI. What if the bad guy was tracking where that phone was? it’s certainly large enough to have a GPS in it, or at the very least a cell signal. Which is definitely had since he was getting messages on it.
There’s a big confrontation on the Mexico side of the border in which a cigarette lighter (remember those?) pops open and explodes not just that one car, but the five others to the sides of it
Dom doesn’t get the pardon he was promised, but is instead broken out of the jail bus by his car street punk gang*.
“which one do you want?” … “I want all of them.”