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2014 | 12 | Blu- ray/ DVD/ download
Originally broadcast weekly, Halo: Nightfall’s episodic origins aren’t apparent in this feature- length version. Future Luke Cage Mike Colter stars as Locke, an ONI operative tasked with tracking down a bio- weapon on a ruined Halo ring. The fatal daylight temperatures are the least of his concerns – something even deadlier is on the surface.
Anyone invested in the games will get the most out of Nightfall. It’s primarily an origin story for Agent Locke – a key character in the next Halo game – bolted onto a Pitch Black- lite plot. It’s well made though, boasting solid creative talent behind the scenes, creepy creature effects and a charismatic turn from Colter. Worth a watch if you know the difference between Cortana and a kebab.
Numerous featurettes and short films. Jordan Farley