John (Adkins, The Expendables 2) wakes up from a coma to discover his wife and daughter were slaughtered in a brutal home invasion. Haunted by images of the attack, he vows to kill the man responsible, Luc Deveraux (Van Damme). While John tries to piece his reality back together, things get more complicated when he is pursued by a relentless UniSol (Arlovski). As John gets closer to Deveraux and the rouge army of genetically enhanced warriors led by back-from-the-dead leader Andrew Scott (Lundgren), John discovers more about himself and begins to call into question everything he believed to be true. —iTunes Movie Trailers
Beginning his career in the fine arts, John Hyams graduated from Syracuse University’s School of Visual and Performing Arts, earning top awards in painting and sculpture. Hyams exhibited and sold work in Los Angeles and New York before turning his attention to film. In 1997 Hyams wrote, directed, and produced the critically acclaimed One Dog Day, which debuted at the Taos Talking Pictures Film Festival. He directed episodes of the ABC television series, “NYPD Blue” and went on to direct Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren in Universal Soldier: Regeneration. –IMDb
This along with its counterpart Regeneration are the most necessary films of the new millennium because they are vital in redefining our fears. (able to reflect our world and our surroundings) Making this the greatest super-human film ever made. And the most important genre film by far of this decade and the last. Also the scariest, I haven't had such significant nightmares after seeing a film...ever beats The Shinning.
The action director of Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning talks violence, movies, methods and mayhem in contemporary digital cinema.
The follow-up to Universal Soldier: Regeneration is a bleak, challenging genre hybrid.
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