Shadow Man Reviews
It's just as stupid as the other DTV stuff, but still more entertaining than Half Past Dead.
Every film that is done with Keutsch, the lighting is always warm and too dark in every building, 9/10 of the building's they go to are ornate and old, nothing modern, probably because the unused old places are cheaper to rent.
This film delivers the storyline in about 2 minutes, yep, dangerous MK ultra virus is developed, placed on Seagals daughters backpack so it can be secretly couried and when the bad guys grab his daughter, of course Seagal has to go and get his daughter back.
It has a short scene where Seagal is demonstrating Dim Mak, the deadly chinese art where he can push someone with his hands and kill them, so he's not to be messed with.
Soon after the daughter kidnap takes place Seagal finds himself trapped in a room with impending bad guys en route, so there's an A team-esque part where he makes a shotgun using pipes and some shotgun shells he finds...yeah.
The film like most of them is a fantasy action. This film actually has 2 funny scenes in - the part where Seagal shoots down a helicopter at long range with a pistol, and the part where an old mob woman randomly fires off a machine gun clip in panic, to which Seagull returns to the room and looses off 1 round to the head to silence her.
Despite being attacked by everyone and not knowing where his daughter is, Seagal remains cool as ice and just carries out his killing rampage like the veteran that he is. Seagal does not show worry. Seagal does not shit himself, he just lets off steam by killing more people.
The main woman character who helps Seagal in the film is fine, by the way. It's a shame that the sets were so dark that we couldn't see her outline more clearly.
Overall for a Seagal it's one of the more bearable ones.
It references the MKultra project and looks like it is set in the same place where Wesley Snipes also shot an actiion movie.