Friday, 30 January 2015

Blast (2004)

Title - Blast

Year of release - 2004

Genre - Comedy/Action

Length - 1 hour 32 minutes

Rating - 15

Director - Anthony Hickox

Writer(s) - Stephen E De Souza and Horst Freund

Who is in it? - Eddie Griffin as Lamont Dixon, Vinnie Jones as Michael Kittredge, Breckin Meyer as Jamal, Shaggy as Mace and Nadine Velazquez to name a few.

What's it about? - A bank has been robbed by Micheal Kittredge (Vinnie Jones) and now he and his team have turned terrorist and hijacked an oil rig of the coast of California. On this rig they have set up an electro magnetic pulse with the intent to use it in order to cover up their crime and be free from prosecution.

However, they did not count on tug boat captain Lamont Dixon (Eddie Griffin) surviving a brutal attack on his vessel. Dixon joins forces with an undercover FBI agent and enters a fast paced race against time to make sure that this emp does not get set off.

Is it any good? - A very fast paced hands on film. Full of hand to hand and gun combat, along with a few explosions.

Why should I watch it? - This is a definite must watch film. Great actors, actresses and camera work has ensured this film is worth a watch.

How do you rate it overall? - 7/10

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