You don't want to be around when Judge David Johnson unleashes his mark.
Believing is the only way out.
Just don't believe in this movie.
Facts of the Case
It's the future, and things are looking bad for United States. A fella called "The Leader" has assumed power and outlawed all kinds of fun stuff like DVD and Christianity, while forcing civilians and military personnel to take orders from really pale people. In fact, virtually everyone has a microchip device embedded under their skin (the titular "mark") so they can be traced and controlled.
Rebels are incarcerated and decapitated. One such rebel is Tom (Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Watchmen), a smuggler sold out by his ex-wife and pressured into making a deal to go undercover in prison and sniff out the source of the resistance. Some other stuff happens after that, but I don't care and neither will you.
Ach. For any good fruit well-put-together Christian movies have borne, a heaping helping of warmed-over dog crap like this poisons it. Six: The Mark Unleashed manages to make stuff as potentially engrossing as the apocalypse and the Antichrist, more boring than a rigorous session of hedge pruning.
In honor of the Antichrist theme, let's take a look at this release in similar terms.
Six: The Mark Unleashed is:
The DVD: 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen and 2.0 stereo (both of which perform okay), plus a small selection of extras—director's commentary, making-of featurette, deleted scenes, and blooper reel.
If he had a choice between being cast into the lake of burning sulfur for 1,000 years or watching this movie a couple of times, I'm pretty sure Lucifer would happily embrace the former.
Guilty. Take me Lord!
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