DVD Patrol: Movie spotlight – Paul Walker

It's often said that a life of the celebrity can be classified as a moment in time. When that person has a body of work that people have liked, you could say that it could be looked at as a regular photo album. For a number of years, actor Paul Walker has entertained people with quite a body of work that propelled him to stardom. Everyone knows that the hit movie "The Fast And The Furious" did that for him in a big way. Walker also did a lot of other movies over the years as well. The Patrol thought we would honor his body of work with some honorable mentions of some other films he's done over the years. These are all available on DVD in stores now.

Taker – Being part of a team is never a bad thing. Even when you're bank robbers. John (Walker), AJ (Hayden Christiansen), Jake (Micheal Ealy), and Gordon (Idris Elba) all play their parts and have been a great team pulling off successful robberies. Now their old friend Ghost (TI Harris) has gotten out of jail and wants to come back in with a job that might be right up their alley. Not everybody is glad to see Ghost and they just don't want to take the job on. The team knows it may be a bad idea but this might be their way to get out of the business once and for all. Making things even more complicated is Detective Jack Welles (Matt Dillon) who has been on their trail for a few years now. Will they be able to pull off the job or is the last one?



Into The Blue – Finding what you want is never an easy thing to do. Jared (Walker) knew that there was a ship that contained riches that sank on the bottom of the ocean floor. He just had to find the right way to go about it. He never was very good at picking friends. When his friend Bryce (Scott Caan) arrives with his girlfriend Amanda (Ashley Scott), he knows something is up. Jared's girl Samantha (Jessica Alba) warned him this might be a bad idea. Bryce knows that Jared always has something he's looking for. An old adversary of Jared's named Bates (Josh Brolin) is also looking for the same ship. It's just a matter of who finds it first. Can Sam and Jared find a way to get themselves out of trouble?

Timeline – Going to college is a time full of adventure and uncertainty. Professor Johnston (Billy Connolly) has been on a dig in France studying an old french castle. His son Chris (Walker), Assistant Professor Andre Marek (Gerard Butler), and some of his other students have been assisting the Professor with the Dig. The Professor has found out some things about the International Technology Corporation. They have funding his project and now must find just what they are up to. Back in France, the students start looking through the Castle and find some things like a set of glasses from the 20th Century and a handwritten note from the Professor asking for help. They go to ITC Headquarters and find out that their mentor has been sent into the past with a malfunctioning time travel device. Can Chris and the rest of them find the Professor and make it back home?

Fast Five – The Patrol had to throw at least one Fast and Furious movie in for good measure. Brian O'connor (Walker) and Mia Torretto (Jordana Brewster) have been on the run since freeing her brother Dominic (Vin Diesel) from prison. They find their way to Brazil where they meet with their old friend Vince (Matt Schultze) who has a job for them so they can make some fast cash. Things go wrong for them after Dom arrives and they try to steal some cars from the DEA. Brian and Dom find out that the biggest drug dealer has something hidden in the cars. Now to get out of the business for good, they have to bring a team of old friends together so they can steal $100 Million dollars. Also, at the same time, they are being pursued by a federal agent named Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) who has a reputation for always getting his man. Can they pull the job off and escape in the process?

Walker was in the process of filming the latest installment of the Fast and Furious series with Number #7. Along with Vin Diesel, the studio is trying to come up with the best way to finish filming because they weren't done. It's never easy losing a person who was considered a friend to his fans as well as a family man. Walker will be missed by many fan and friend alike.

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