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Got to say, I thought It was good
on 27 July 2006
This may not be the best of films, but compared to seagals previous few films its pretty good.
In Black Dawn Seagal blatantly got other people to do all his fights, even the simple stuff. In this film there are times when a stunt double is used such as the big fight at the beginning. But there are a few moments that remind you of how he used to be in his classics such as "Nico" and "Marked for Death". You cannot help but smile when he snaps that mans arm, or when the big muscly man tries to scare him in prison so seagal sorts him out. there are quite a few scenes where seagal shows he still is awesome at his martial arts.
I cant tell if its his own voice throughout the film but i think it is. The car chase scene through the city is surprisingly well filmed and exciting.
The main let down in this film is the psychic dreams that his wife has. There is no reason at all why these should be in this film as they bare no relevance to the story.
Overall, most people will see this film as rubbish, but for seagal fans like myself it shows the big man with the pony tail kicking arse like we havent seen for a while.