SHAKEDOWN is an absurd crime film that is also highly entertaining, thanks to some impressively mounted action scenes and strong performances from Peter Weller (ROBOCOP) and Sam Elliott (MASK). Veteran action-film director James Glickenhaus (THE EXTERMINATOR; THE SOLDIER) juggles the
various strands of his complicated plot line with aplomb and plows through the expository elements at breakneck speed in order to "cut to the chase." As a 14-year veteran of the public defender's office, Roland Dalton (Weller) finds evidence of large-scale corruption within the New York City
police department. Richie Marks (Elliott), the only honest narcotics detective on the force, te...