Okhota na Piranyu (2006) – review

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Long story short: an army captain and his female scientist companion are involved in a secret mission, that will turn into a manhunt with them as preys!

When Mission Impossible meets Deliverance in Russia! A not so ordinary story, a lot of action and violence, beautiful landscapes all adds interest to this long (125 minutes) movie; made in Russia with local actors, they do their job quite well; charactes are well designed; the only thing subpar was the CGI, really poor even for a 2006 movie…

The main actor incidentally worked to Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, his companion is a gorgeous actress sadly not well know outside her country, and another actor worked on the two parts movies The Inhabited Island and Black Lightning, two of the few Russian movies I ever watched, and I liked them both quite a lot!

So, if you have two hours to spend, and like secret missions, manhunt & manhunter, and don’t mind to watch a foreign movie, go for it!

My vote:6.5/10

IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0477349

The Objective (2008) – review

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Long story short: a group of soldiers are lost in the Afghanistan desert, following a secret, but deadly, mission.

Two words: STAY AWAY!!!

I watched literally thousand films in my life, but this is one of the worst… acting is horrible, story is weak and with plot holes, characters are thin and no watcher will care who will be the next to be killed, CGI is bad – I mean, there are maybe worst example, but this add insult to injury…

I’m still asking myself why I spent one and half hour of my life watching this mess, and I answer: because when I begin to watch a movie, I’d like to finish to watch it ’til the end… but this was a great mistake…

So, please, do yourself a favor, just do not buy, rent, or even watch on TV this, let’s call it, film… better to spend the same time naked in a snow storm – just to let you have an idea… I gave it that “high” vote just for the wonderful location, that’s it!

My vote: 3/10

IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0962711