None of it is mind-boggling or in the same league as the best transfers, but much of what we see is certainly acceptable for a high definition catalogue release. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: Production Co: Victor Company of Japan Ltd. Offering decent picture quality and a loud, aggressive, but jumbled soundtrack lacking any polish, and a handful of trailers as the only bonus materials, this disc is for hardcore Seagal fans only. He seizes control of a satellite super-weapon and threatens to destroy Washington, D. The image is clear, appearing a bit smooth in places and lacking in depth. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory is a 1995 American action film set on board a train traveling through the Rocky Mountains from Denver to Los Angeles.
A space shuttle launch to open the movie is ridiculously loud, and it will have listeners scrambling for their remotes to find a more sensible volume. It's still nicely detailed with solid color reproduction. He then reveals himself to the people who fired him and announces his plan to hit the pentagon, which will cause the nuclear reactor that's under it to crack thus destroying Washington. It's passable, just like the movie, and very forgettable without offending. Dane has managed to keep his whereabouts a secret but unfortunately for him and his cohorts, Casey Ryback, the Navy Seal turned cook is on board with his niece and is causing all sorts of problems for them. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory also serves as one of the first major roles for current Hollywood starlet Katherine Heigl.
Flesh tones are consistently good throughout. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory also features performances by Kurtwood Smith and Hollywood's military advisor, Dale Dye. Casey Ryback borders on being a memorable action icon, and one more solid Under Siege film may have solidified him as one of the more recognizable and marketable characters of the 1990s. Unfortunately for him, however, Casey Ryback Steven Seagal happens to be on board, travelling with his niece, Sarah, and is the only man between Dane and the obliteration of three million people. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory is about as basic an action movie as you'll ever see, the genre at its absolute middle point. This deluge of sound is spread all over the soundstage, with plenty of information in the rear channels.
While taking time off from his new job, Ryback decides to go on a scenic train trip with his niece Sarah Katherine Heigl. Did you find this review helpful? Dane hacks into the satellite via a remote computer setup and demonstrates its capabilities by laying waste to a secret Chinese facility. Listeners only searching for volume and activity on the rear speakers will be impressed with Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, but those more attuned to the finer nuances and precision of the best lossless tracks will be sorely disappointed. . The score definitely lacks that clear fidelity associated with lossless, and doesn't sound quite as full as it could, relying more on volume than clarity. The film's villain is fresh, mean, and comically devious. Boasting a Dolby Digital 5.
While not trained how to deal with a teenager, he soon encounters a situation he is trained for. Warner Brothers' Blu-ray release of Under Siege 2: Dark Territory is a minor disappointment. It's a jumble of sound with no real flow. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory is very basic stuff, and the transfer is nothing to become excited about. When the arrival of evil genius Travis Dane Eric Bogosian and an international team of hijackers interrupts their relaxing journey through the majestic Rocky Mountains, Ryback must get involved and save the day.
It's the prototypical action movie with plenty of clichéd characters and scenes, but it all comes together to make a film action lovers will enjoy every now and again, once the film has faded from memory. When the arrival of evil genius Travis Dane Eric Bogosian and an international team of hijackers interrupts their relaxing journey through the majestic Rocky Mountains, Ryback must get involved and save the day. Plot: train, satellite, terrorism, one man army, nuclear threat, hijacking, terrorist, crimes, heroes, confined, one on one, danger, killing off one by one, chases and races, super weapon, deadly, rivalry, collision, race against time, train ride, insubordination, save the day, disgruntled, forced into action, weapon system. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory arrived while Steven Seagal still enjoyed some relevance in Hollywood. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory speeds onto Blu-ray with an satisfactory 1080p high definition transfer. Unfortunately, Seagal's career soon took a turn for the worse and to date, no further Under Siege films are available.
In order to list similar movies to Under Siege 2 - Dark Territory we've taken into account a large range of possible influences including movie type, plotline and headlining actors. It's up to Ryback, who escapes detection, and one of the train's porters, Bobby Morris Chestnut, to foil the terrorist's plot. The matching attributes are highlighted in bold. Dialogue is well prioritized and focused in the center, and is the finest aspect of the track, a shame for an action movie. The film's cast was made up of cameos and supporting roles by Everett McGill, Peter Greene, Kurtwood Smith and a then-unknown Katherine Heigl along with Nick Mancuso, Andy Romano, and Dale Dye, who were the only other cast members besides Seagal to reprise their roles from the first film.
A close-up shot of a helicopter rotor, for example, shows the wear and tear on the equipment, and numerous shots of the interior of the train reveal some fine detail. The action is acceptable, but not too exciting, and certainly nothing that hasn't been seen before in other Seagal vehicles and elsewhere. He is now working for some terrorists; he takes control of Grazer and uses it's weapon system to attack some installations over the world. Director: Writers: , Starring: , , , , , Producers: , , » Under Siege 2: Dark Territory Blu-ray Review This 90s action fare falls right into the middle of the pack. Likewise, various gunfire heard throughout the film is loud and muffled with little clarity or attention to detail. Deals Reviews Releases Top lists Database Community By genre 75632 59098 16190 12359 8624 55441 13279 4248 36040 7956 8916 88527 9192 2924 22356 35642 2365 20462 3011 10777 2526 30792 1613 6759 4191 26732 6975 22335 2407 915 14194 6130 29463 40252 921 5146 10125 3163 6741 61965 10078 4737 By studio About Under Siege 2: Dark Territory 1995 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory Blu-ray offers decent video and mediocre audio, but overall it's a poor Blu-ray release Maniacal techno-expert Travis Dane hijacks a train and converts it into a command center. Later the train is hijacked, and the two of them are brought to the leader, Travis Dane, the man who designed Grazer but was fired by the government before the project was completed.