It’s hard to imagine a world in which a movie where a missile-heavy interceptor base is held captive by terrorists planning to launch sixteen stolen ICBMs could be totally unstimulating. And yet, thriller novelist Matthew Reilly has made it happen with his tenuous directorial debut, Interceptor.
The new Netflix action film follows JJ Collins (Fast & Furious’s Elsa Pataky), a military captain with a troubled past who is unexpectedly assigned to a new post on an interceptor base somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. The base is one of two designed to identify and shoot down nuclear missiles heading toward the United States. Almost immediately upon arrival, JJ and her team get word that terrorists have seized the second base in Alaska. Could this mean that these baddies have their sights set on JJ’s base next? You got it.
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