this is so far segal's best film in recent years. the fighting scenes are all great, some split-second fighting moments are well done and looked pretty realistic. the script could be more concentreated but it's already good enough to satisfy the segal's fans. fantastic stunts and special effect. all the fighting scenes are finally typically segal's trade mark and could keep you sit thru the whole movie without blinking your eyes. of course, there are still certain moments that almost lagged and dragged a bit, but there's not a moment that might fail you to focus on him and the story. wonderful directing, editing, acting (well, segal doesn't need to do any acting, his fighting techique is the real deal). i just wish that segal could be 15 years younger, 50 pounds less, face not so puffy, belly not so potty. but hey, as a loyal fan who never passed on or missed out any segal's films, even some of the films in recent years did suck big time, this one is really good enough. some low downs are that they put a much too young girl fell for the old segal, too many bullets shot out of the handgun before reloadings, handguns with sound surpressors/silencers seem always be more superior against machineguns....but, these flaws still won't hurt this fantastic and exciting movie a bit. i strongly recommend that segal stick with this great director who never failed in any action movies and 100 times better than john woo. besides a high 5 for you, have a cigar too this time, mr. segal. this movie rocks!!!!!!!!