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Section 8 (2022)

True Blood actor Ryan Kwanten turns motion hero for this mind-numbing train in B-movie box-ticking – a tough try at Bourne-meets-Expendables however on a small DTV price range. Kwanten performs an ex-Marine with PTSD dwelling as a doting household man and mechanic in Mickey Rourke’s storage. That is one other certainly one of Rourke’s unusual, meandering cameos which was clearly filmed on a deadline. When his household are killed by avenue thugs, Kwanten exacts his revenge and winds up within the slammer, solely to be launched by the dashing Dermot Mulroney who recruits him into ‘Part 8’ – an off-the-books group of mercenaries utilized by the state division to do their soiled work. When Kwanten falls foul of Mulroney and the gang, the hunter turns into the hunted, and a Terminator-like murderer (performed by Scott Adkins) is named in. Adkins seems in two motion scenes, each of which type probably the most thrilling moments within the movie; his home bust-up with Kwanten is the standout, however you’ll have to sit by way of round 80 minutes of tedium beforehand. Regardless of his shaggy beard and leather-based jacket, Kwanten nonetheless appears too healthful to be convincing as a lethal killer. The always-reliable Dolph Lundgren seems sporadically to deliver proceedings again on the right track, just for the story to fully tie itself in knots within the closing act. It’s not trash, nevertheless it’s not memorable both.

AKA: Part Eight.


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