Sector 7 is a action-horror monster film from South Korea. It's got some comedy in it as well. The movie is about an oil rig crew that has had no luck getting oil at Sector 7. Soon after most of the crew leaves the rig, they are attacked by an unknown species. There are some twists to the story pertaining to the monster that I won't spoil. Overall, the story isn't that innovative, but it is one amazing thrill ride.
What did I like? I'm a fan of monster films so I definitely liked the subject. The monster's design was also cool. The film has bits of comedy spread out across the film that I actually liked. The best part of the film was the action, though. As soon as the monster appears, it's thrill after thrill after thrill. In one word: THRILLING! It has a couple of slow-motion scenes that I actually enjoyed, even though it was over-done sometimes. Also, the pacing was fast and smooth. The whole concept of being stuck on an oil rig with a monster was creepy and effective. The acting was fine most of the time, and the music was good. Ultimately, it's an absolute blast to watch!
What did I dislike? Sector 7 really doesn't try anything new. The explanation of the monster's creation was new, but not really extraordinary. Also, some scenes just looked very bad, particularly the scenes on the motorcycles. I believe this is because I watched the 2D version, but it still looked and felt out of place. The ending was also generic and predictable, which I didn't expect coming from South Korea (they usually don't follow the same Hollywood formula).
I highly recommend checking out Sector 7. It's a great action-horror film. It had elements from movies like The Host, Relic, Deep Rising, and Aliens; it may not be better than Aliens and The Host, but it's up there with them. I'll have to try and watch it in 3D soon since it looked effective and well-made, but that's just an assumption. If you're even slightly interested, Sector 7 is available on Netflix Streaming as of 6/26/12 and I recommend you watch it whenever you have the time.
No sex or nudity, only some violence and gore. (safe compared to other monster films)