Danny Trejo, Ving Rhames, B actors like that, so it wasn't made with the intention of creating Oscar buzz
. But it does manage top flight picture and surround audio.
Some of the views of the African landscape are stunning, and the actors look razor sharp. The surround audio shines during the races. Bullets, explosions, and rockets whistling by are captured thoroughly by the speakers, especially the rear surround, giving the sensation of being in the action.
Story and acting blows, but the A/V is great. Paul Anderson seems to put emphasis on the audio, as Resident Evil Retribution also has immersive sounds