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Attack Force (2006)


Picture: C+     Sound: C+     Extras: C-     Film: C-



Having just looked at the HD-DVD of Under Siege, Steven Segal’s peak film, we now look at his latest and one of his worst (of many worsts) yet.  Michael Keusch’s Attack Force (2006) has Seagal wearing the same long coat he has been wearing for a few decades, except he looks like he is hiding the host of The Weakest Length underneath for the weight he has gained.


His team is eliminated (shades of Mission: Impossible, but more like the later seasons without likable actors) and it turns out they have been eliminated to make room for a newer, better and much more secretive.  With Lawson (Seagal) the only survivor, he must die.  Unfortunately, you could care less as you watch within minutes and the 95 minutes seem to stretch on and on.  Also, Seagal does not move as well as he used to, so the only reason to see it for fans is dimmed, much like Keusch’s dim-witted script with everything old, tired & clichéd to offer with nothing new.  Yes, the straight-to-video market keeps getting worse.


The anamorphically enhanced 1.85 X 1 image is soft and does not have the best color, though it is a recent shoot.  I guess that is being done on purpose, but it is as dumb as this project.  The Dolby Digital 5.1 is a surprisingly weak mix, with limited surrounds and so-so dialogue recording, though you can still hear Seagal’s smarmy monotone.  Except for a bunch of trailers, there are understandably no extras.



-   Nicholas Sheffo


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