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The Transporter Refueled Review | The Reel Roundup

TRR: The fourth entry in producer Luc Besson's high-octane film franchise, The Transporter Refueled follows Frank Martin (Game of Thrones' Ed Skrein, taking over the role for Jason Statham) and his dad, newly-retired British secret intelligence agent Frank Martin Sr. (Ray Stevenson), as they team up with a mysterious woman named Anna (Loan Chabanol) to take down a Russian crime lord (Radivoje Bukvic). Of course, what follows involves a steady stream of vehicular mayhem and hand-to-hand combat sequences. But despite the fact that Skrein manages to hold his own fairly well in the film's action sequences, the movie still ends up running out of gas. Blame it on the slightly-above-mediocre acting, the barrage of flat one-liners, or the far-too-obvious product placements. No matter which way you cut it, The Transporter Refueled feels less like an adrenaline-pumping thrill ride and more like a halfhearted attempt to reinvigorate the series. In fact, it may just put the brakes on the franch...

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