Tag: Paul Walker

BR: Furious 7 (2015)

BR: Furious 7 (2015)

January 7, 2016 | By

When co-star Paul Walker was killed in a freak car crash in 2013, the production of Furious 7 was put in jeopardy, but after reworking the script and hiring Walker’s brother to act as a stand-in, what emerges is a surprisingly coherent performance that doesn’t suffer from dropped scenes largely due to screen time being shared with such a massive cast…

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Paul Walker and Parkour in Brick Mansions + Distribution Quirks

Paul Walker and Parkour in Brick Mansions + Distribution Quirks

August 27, 2014 | By

Review of Paul Walker’s last complete film performance in the Luc Besson produced Brick Mansions (2014) from VVS Films + some editorial blather on distribution quirks.

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BR: Brick Mansions (2014)

BR: Brick Mansions (2014)

August 26, 2014 | By

Like virtually every attempt by Luc Besson to spin off a franchise, this English version of District 13 / Banlieu 13 (2004) is a fair carbon copy of the original, retaining the flaws of Besson and Bibi Naceri’s screenplay in which an opening chase showcasing Parkour…

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Paul Walker’s Hours (2013)

Paul Walker’s Hours (2013)

March 10, 2014 | By

Reviews of Hours (2013), Paul Walker’s third-last film, released on DVD by Lions Gate, plus Benjamin Wallfisch’s score on CD from Varese Sarabande.

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DVD: Hours (2013)

DVD: Hours (2013)

March 10, 2014 | By

After writing the scripts for the franchise reboots A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010), The Thing (2011), plus Final Destination 5 (2011), Eric Heisserer earned a crack at directing, and his debut is an economical, cleverly produced drama that’s also part disaster film, albeit scaled down to what a singular character sees from inside an abandoned hospital…

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BR: Fast & Furious 6 / Furious 6 (2013)

BR: Fast & Furious 6 / Furious 6 (2013)

December 18, 2013 | By

Film: Good BR Transfer: Excellent BR Extras: Excellent Label: Universal Region: All Released: December 10, 2013 Genre: Action Synopsis: Dom reunites his team of merry drivers for another assignment with Agent Hobbs, this time to ‘rescue’ former flame Liddy from a life of malevolent crime. Special Features: Audio Commentary by director Juston Lin / Making-of […]

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