some discussion points after the jump
- I was wrong. They CAN team up with Jason Statham even though he murdered their friend Han and massacred a hospital staff. He’s like Riddick I guess.
- Theories to why Dom betrayed them: a) deep undercover for greater good b) brainwashed c) evil doppelganger d) big Charlize fan
- I like that Charlize has a case full of weird masks and ninja shit. I hope she gets to use them and not just Dom. Also, will Statham be offended that Diesel is wearing a mask like his from DEATH RACE?
- Will we get enough bro-ship and familyhood between the other characters? Dom is usually the largest source of the Fast Family corniness that’s so important to the series, but it seems like he’ll only be able to provide that at the beginning (where it will feel hollow because of what we know is coming) and possibly at the end (unless he remains evil for a weird cliffhanger).
- I love that they not only used the word FATE in the title as Mr. Majestyk requested, but are holding off on spelling it F8 even though we fuckin know they’re gonna spell it F8.
VERN has been reviewing movies since 1999 and is the author of the books SEAGALOGY: A STUDY OF THE ASS-KICKING FILMS OF STEVEN SEAGAL, YIPPEE KI-YAY MOVIEGOER!: WRITINGS ON BRUCE WILLIS, BADASS CINEMA AND OTHER IMPORTANT TOPICS and NIKETOWN: A NOVEL. His horror-action novel WORM ON A HOOK will arrive later this year.