guy (who looks a lot like a young Tom Cruise) in High School gets
picked on and beaten up by buff bully boy mixed martial arts champion.
He learns MMA to kick ass... You know how it ends...
our panel of critics thought
rites of passage movie. Boy punches boy. Boy punches boy again.
Boy vows vengeance. Gets it. Lots of tight young flesh along the
to Cam Gigandet's (who plays Ryan McCarthy) six pack. Why is he
still at High School? He's 27 years of age?"
it me or are these guys a bit skinny? Claude Van Damme would snap
them all in half with one look."
Fast and the
Furious crowd will be more than happy with this effort."
the lead character is called Jake Tyler - is this a nod to Tyler
Durden from Fight
Club? Me thinks 'tis."
modern MTV Karate Kid, with a coach who really looks like he could
a gum shield in sight. Is this movie being sponsored by the Dentist's
tell me the ending
hero Tyler beats up bad boy McCarthy in the car park. Everyone lives
happily, although very bruisidly in the short term, ever after...
first time Mixed Martial Arts features so prominently in a movie,
as far as I know. Brilliant sport. The film is pretty much what
it says on the tin so if you are disappointed when you watch it
you only have yourself to blame.