While I don’t think Furious 7 is the best film in the franchise because that honor probably goes to either the first or sixth film, I’d still give it an extra quarter star for how it handled Paul Walker’s exit from the franchise in an unexpected way with class.
Bunty aur Babli meets Dawaat-e-Ishq meets Runaway Bride with a flare of Queen as the Looteri Dulhan (aka. The Plundering Bride) cons men wanting to marry a young and beautiful (sometimes docile, sometimes wild) bride by stealing everything valuable they own on their wedding night.
Windhollow Faire, an acid-folk group recovering from the suicide of their lead singer, spends the summer of 1972 at an old English estate called Wylding Hall. Their stay will produce both a timeless album and an eerie, enduring mystery.
Matt LeBlanc’s downfall continues, but it involves money now. Sean and Beverly have a new show to develop in the States. Also, we get to see a new head of the network in Helen Basch, who has past history with Merc Lapidus and Carol Rance.
In Focus, Nicky and Jess cross paths, which leads them into a romantic relationship and Nicky leading Jess into the business of swindling and pick-pocketing, with special attention on the art of misdirection and the power of suggestion.