Hollywood loves to recycle familiar plotlines, assuming if it worked before, it will work again. And so this testosterone-driven, car-crime picture evokes 1991's testosterone-driven, surf-crime picture POINT BREAK (but not
the 1954 road-race picture that laid previous claim to the spectacularly pulpy title). It opens with a breathtaking heist: Armed gangsters in speeding cars force a truck off the road at breakneck speeds. Cut to a diner, daylight, where undercover cop Brian (Paul Walker), who's trying to bust the ring of hijackers, meets street-racing champion Dominic (Vin Diesel), who carries himself like a rock star. Brian quickly infiltrates the Los Angele...