Fast X (2023) review:like a poorly executed comedy

Fast X (2023) is an underwhelming and nonsensical disaster that fails to captivate or impress. The storyline is shallow and convoluted, the characters lack depth and are easily forgettable, and the film defies all principles of logic, blatantly disregarding the laws of physics. The gravity and other basic physical laws appear to have no effect on any of the characters in the movie.

The Fast franchise is a series that should have vanished from the public’s attention a long time ago. While some may argue that the action sequences and complex plotlines have their own unique charm, the films have often been criticized for their absurdity and juvenile storytelling. However, this time around, the filmmakers have gone too far.

Fast X (2023) review:like a poorly executed comedy
Fast X(2023)Official Trailer

Once again, the movie features retconned elements from previous installments, a clichéd revenge plotline, and the obligatory family reunion to defeat evil. The plot is essentially a rehash of the last few films, but with even less effort put into its execution.

The first three Fast & Furious movies were undoubtedly the best of the series, with some of the sequels being decent at best. Although the late Paul Walker wasn’t an exceptional actor, he did bring memorable moments to the franchise. Vin Diesel, on the other hand, always wears a scowling expression with his face tilted down, looking forward. Nowadays, it seems like the franchise is all about profit, with little regard for creating a quality film.

Overall, Fast X (2023) is a tedious, uninspiring, and disappointing film that feels more like a poorly executed comedy than a serious action flick. There is little to look forward to in any future sequels after such a letdown.

Fast X (2023) review:like a poorly executed comedy
Fast X(2023)Official Trailer

Fast X (2023) details

Director:Louis Leterrier
Writers:Dan Mazeau、Justin Lin、Zach Dean
Stars:Vin Diesel、Michelle Rodriguez、Jason Statham
Release date:May 19, 2023 (United States)
Countries of origin:United States、China
Official sites:Aksiyon Filmleri、Official Facebook
Language:English
Also known as:Fast X、Fast & Furious X(France)、Fast & Furious 10(Germany)、Fast & Furious 10(Working Title)
Filming locations:A24 Highway AKA Autoestrada do Interior Norte, Portugal(A24 Highway, Portugal)
Production companies:Universal Pictures、China Film Co., Ltd.、One Race Films

Fast X (2023) storyline

The end of the road begins. Fast X, the tenth film in the Fast and Furious Saga, launches the final chapters of one of cinema’s most storied and popular global franchises, now in its third decade and still going strong with the same core cast and characters as when it began. Over many missions and against impossible odds, Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his family have outsmarted, out-nerved and outdriven every foe in their path. Now, they confront the most lethal opponent they’ve ever faced: A terrifying threat emerging from the shadows of the past who’s fueled by blood revenge, and who is determined to shatter this family and destroy everything-and everyone-that Dom loves, forever. 

Fast X (2023) top cast

  • Vin Diesel(Dominic Toretto)
  • Michelle Rodriguez(Letty)
  • Jason Statham(Shaw)
  • Jordana Brewster(Mia)
  • Tyrese Gibson(Roman)
  • Ludacris(Tej)
  • Nathalie Emmanuel(Ramsey)
  • Charlize Theron(Cipher)
  • John Cena(Jakob)
  • Sung Kang(Han)
  • Helen Mirren(Queenie)
  • Brie Larson(Tess)
  • Scott Eastwood(Little Nobody)
  • Jason Momoa(Dante)
  • Alan Ritchson(Aimes)
  • Luis Da Silva Jr.(Diogo)
  • Daniela Melchior(Isabel)
  • Leo Abelo Perry(Little Brian)

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Author:Gladys Walcott

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