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One of Paul Verhoeven's best!
on 18 September 2014
This film follows a group of high school/college graduates who all join the
The cast doesn't really have that many big names, some of which this would end up being a career highlight (seriously, what else has Casper Van Dien starred in?) but it works well as an ensemble cast and every character contributes in one way or another. You could be tempted to feeling sorry for some of the characters despite them all seemingly avid patriots of their facist government.
This film is an effective mix of action, sci fi, satire, dark comedy and adventure to keep any film fan entertained, hell, it even has a four way love story at the heart of it!
A great sci-fi film and up there with Paul Verhoeven's best. Can be enjoyed both as a brainless action thriller and also with plenty of sub-plots and undertones to keep movie buffs interested,