CINEMA: Half-Baked Alaska

Steven Seagal heads north for his most inane epic yet

Steven Seagal comes to save Alaska but nearly destroys it. In On Deadly Ground, the art of moviemaking gets totaled too.

In his directorial debut, this ponytailed stud -- the most consistently successful action star worldwide -- kicks butt in the name of political correctness. He plays Forrest Taft, the usual genius renegade from the CIA who bonds with sacred Inuit spirits and works every woodland trick in the boy scout manual. He also thwarts an oil company run by evil Michael Caine. But first a few good guys must be beaten, kicked and de-fingered, all to give Forrest an excuse...

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