Perhaps Universal Pictures heard the criticism about races first, story and character development dead last. Perhaps the vapidness and the shallow, unbiased commercialism of their The Fast and the Furious motion pictures finally got to them e.g. unnecessary rapper cameos, soundtrack queues (still present) and product promotion (still very present, NOS!) after The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. We can only wonder what Universal Pictures’ executives told screenwriter Chris Morgan for this film. Riddled with cliques, Fast & Furious is far from perfect and is also by far the best in the series. Utilizing plot and character elements from the first three films, Fast & Furious drops their “after-thought” circumstances for a story arc with actual emotion and consequences. Though they are not as substantial as in a semi-notable drama, they are there none-the-less.read the rest of "Film Review: Fast & Furious (2009)"