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A passenger jet is en route towards Air Force One. First Officer Ken Aoki (Gerald Webb, Zombie Plantation) will have to avert disaster from within his small plane. Along with Flight Attendant Lindsay Bates (Jordan Ladd), Aircraft Controller Bob Abbot (Reginald VelJohnson), Captain Roscoe Simms (Michael Teh), hopefully there will not be a second disaster as well. With Eli Reyher (Dave Vescio), a maniac on the loose, everybody in the plane should be worried.
"Air Collision" is a lot like "Executive Decision" in that airplanes are stranded in mid-air without much help. The story isn't the same but the over-all theme is. This film also lacks the budget as well but it overcomes that with a few other things.
For one there is plenty of action and suspense in the film, the action starts almost immediately, as the story opens there's a solar storm that wipes out the air traffic control system sending it's satellites tumbling to earth. The action never really stops after that till the final scene keeping you entertained and engaged the entire time. The Asylum has also gotten some very talented actors and actresses on-board their films over the last few years and this one is no exception. The film's two main actors are Reginald VelJohnson who plays one of the controllers hell bent on saving those in the air even if it means going against orders and Jordan Ladd as a stewardess on one of the planes. Jordan has her mother's good looks plus she brings her own excellent acting talent, combined that's a lethal combination.
Like I said before and it really goes without saying that the film doesn't have big budget effects but the ones used never get in the way of the fun and excitement here and neither does the unbelievable story or the at times cheesy dialogue. To be honest this was a lot better than I expected it to be especially since there has been a number of films like it before. If you like this kind of action/suspense film then I recommend checking it out, I think you are going to find it to be a good way to waste an hour and a half. The film certainly packs a lot into it's run time, having enough action to fill out two Hollywood films. What it lacks it more than makes up for in high adrenaline action that will keep you glued to your seat the entire time.
The DVD and Blu-ray both come with Special Features that include:
Making of Featurette
Released by The Asylum Home Entertainment
*** 1/2 Out Of *****