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Fast X review: proof that there’s method in the madness of the Fast & Furious franchise

Joshua Gulam, Liverpool Hope University; Dr Sarah Feinstein, University of Leeds, and Fraser Elliott, The University of Edinburgh

There’s a scene in the latest Fast & Furious film, Fast X, where Aimes (Alan Ritchson) – the government agent tasked with apprehending Dom (Vin Diesel) and his crew – gives a rundown of the heroes’ backstory:

Let’s start back at the beginning … Los Angeles, 2001 … Humble roots, local kids … Street racers who became hijackers … Graduated to high-speed smuggling, mobile jailbreaks, train robberies … If it could be done in a car, they did it … If it violates the laws of God and gravity, they did it twice.

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