Former brat packer Rob Lowe strikes a blow for freedom and star slumming in THE FINEST HOUR, a daft but enjoyable actioner from veteran shlockmeister Menahem Golan revolving not around Desert Storm but--for budgetary reasons, no doubt--the less incendiary Desert Shield.
Lowe is known through the entire film by his last name, Hammer. He doesn't rap, but he is tough. How tough? When his commanding officer at Navy SEALS school in San Diego asks which recruits think they can whip his butt, Hammer immediately steps forward--and the commander doesn't challenge him.
Whooo! Only one guy in the SEALS school is tough enough to be Hammer's buddy, and that's sensitiv...