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DEATH RACE: BEYOND ANARCHY Blu-ray Review

Death Race: Beyond Anarchy Blu-ray Review

The Movie

Synopsis

Danny Trejo returns as the ruthless bookie, Goldberg, in the wildest, bloodiest, Death Race ever. After a failed attack on inmate and legendary driver, Frankenstein, Black Ops specialist Connor Gibson (Zach McGowan) infiltrates a super-maximum federal prison with one goal-enter the immoral and illegal Death Race and take Frankenstein down.  Connor enlists the help of Baltimore Bob (Danny Glover) and Lists (Fred Koehler) and unexpectedly falls in love with bartending beauty Jane (Christine Marzano). Connor will have to fight for more than his life in this brutal world of no guard, no rules, no track, and no fear.

Directed By: Don Michael Paul

Written By: Paul W.S. Anderson, Tony Giglio, & Don Michael Paul

Starring: Zach McGowan (Connor), Frederick Koehler (Lists), Christine Marzano (Jane), Yennis Cheung (Gipsy Rose), Cassie Clare (Bexie), Lucy Aarden (Carley), Danny Trejo (Goldberg), Danny Glover (Baltimore Bob), Nolan North (Frankenstein- voice), Nicholas Aaron (Johnny Law), and much more. 

Genre: Action

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: Approx. 1 hour 51 minutes

Blu-ray Details

Audio

  • English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
  • Spanish: DTS 5.1
  • French: DTS 5.1

Video

  • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
  • Resolution: 1080p
  • Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
  • Original aspect ratio: 1.78:1
  • Subtitles: English SDH, French, & Spanish

Special Features

  • Inside the Anarchy
  • Time Served: Lists & Goldberg
  • On the Streets of Death Race: Anarchy
  • Feature Commentary with Director/Co-Writer Don Michael Paul and Star Zach McGowan

My Thoughts

I give Death Race: Beyond Anarchy a B.

Death Race: Beyond Anarchy takes place in a post-apocalyptic, industrial type world where the Death Race is now illegal and Frankenstein is the ruler of the area inside the Federal Compound.  After a failed attempt to take Frankenstein down, Connor Gibson (Black Ops Specialist) is sent to the compound (undercover) where he enters the Death Race with the goal of taking Frankenstein down.

This film is definitely a ride!  I forgot how much I love this franchise. I’ve seen almost all the films except for Deathrace 2050 with Manu Bennett (which I definitely need to see when I get a chance).  If you like cars, gore, and non-stop action. You’ll enjoy this film. Connor Gibson (McGowan) is definitely the hero we need.  He not only kicks some major butt but has awesome driving skills that match or maybe goes beyond Statham in Death Race (released in 2008).  I hope to see McGowan in other films!  I like how you never see Frankenstein’s face. At the beginning of the film, it paints a picture of him being this ruthless ruler of the compound. Not showing his face adds mystery to the character and give you sense that he is someone you don’t want to mess with.

Catch Death Race: Beyond Anarchy out on Blu-ray, Digital, & DVD October 2nd!

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