After a personal visit by God himself, the eccentric construction worker Gary Faulkner takes the decision to embark on an adventure in the badlands of Pakistan to bring Al-Qaeda's leader Osama Bin Laden to justice.
The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and relentless shark attacks.Written by
Within 3 weeks of the finding of the USS Indianapolis, the Japanese submarine that sank the Indianapolis was found by a Japanese search team. That submarine had been scuttled in the last days of WWII. See more »
At one point McWhorter (Tom Sizemore) tells his crew mates that the shark that would pose the greatest danger would be the great white. This shark rarely strays more than 100 miles from a coastline and, other than Hawaii and Tiananmen island. There would have been no great whites where the ship went down. See more »
It starts off hard, with heavy action and glorious CGI effects, like a James Bond movie. Japanese Zeros crashing on the deck as Cage directs the gunners to defend the ship. Then it goes limp after the first minute... bring those pills back, damn it! "Tora, Tora, Tora" and "Midway" for their time were far more ingenious, going so far as to use radio controlled model airplanes for most the stunts. In a later scene, a Jap sub just pops out of the water..... PLOOP!!! No splash at all, no water displacement, no slow motion while surfacing.... just PLOOP! $40M, huh? I truly BELIEVE these big budgets are really fronts to launder drug money by Hollywood, HOW you blow $40M and get such cheesy visuals is amazing to me! Too bad Carrie died, bet she could tell us.
WHY do they have to COPY what's already been done to death and stick a half-arsed romance in the middle of rockets and bombs? I'm a pilot, so I like Warbirds, aircraft and aviation. I also LOVE pussy. Yet I know for a fact we pilots NEVER bring our women out to the airport, that's like sticking your pecker in a meat grinder! What is it with these Hollywood Crackheads anyway, huh? And it's ALWAYS a war movie that takes place in the Pacific which has the romance, never in Europe or the western front, maybe Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn!
Nick Cage makes CRAP anyway.... where's the scene with him on a Harley with a flaming skull, barreling down the road after vampires or demons? OH... that's in the sequel! Queue the sharks.... a whole hour of that.... YES, AN ENTIRE HOUR.... which I skipped to see Nick put a bullet in his head for his failed career.
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