Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012)

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UNSC Cadet Thomas Lasky must conquer his inner fears and join forces with super-soldier John-117 to take down a massive faction of the Covenant.

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 Thomas Lasky (1 episode, 2012)
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 Chyler Silva (1 episode, 2012)
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 General Black (1 episode, 2012)
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 April Orenski (1 episode, 2012)
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 Cadmon Lasky (1 episode, 2012)
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 Master Chief (1 episode, 2012)
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 Frederic (1 episode, 2012)
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In 2525, as mankind has begun to colonise space, a group of cadets are training to fight against human insurrectionists. One of these cadets, Thomas Lasky, has doubts about his abilities as a soldier and his convictions for this war. Whilst he struggles with himself, the planet is invaded by an unknown alien race. Reeling under the assault, Lasky and his squad mates are rescued by John-117, one of the UNSC's legendary SPARTAN-II super-soldiers. John must inspire Lasky to fulfill his potential as a soldier and a leader to fight against an enemy deadlier than any that humanity has faced before. Written by Marty Goodman

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Master Chief: [picking out which cadets will guard the driver as they make their way to the Warthog] Who's the best shot here?
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If you don't play Halo, you should still watch this film.
20 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The year is 2525 and the UNSC is at war with terrorists know as Insurrectionists. Thomas Lasky, a freshman cadet, is unsure about this war and his combat capabilities, but when the Covenant invades, he learns what it takes to be a hero from spartan John-117 (aka Master Chief).

This was an awesome film/mini series. Pretty good cast of characters, the actors weren't people I've heard of, but they were still good, cool special effects, and of course the music was great.

I think anyone, whether they are Halo fans or not, will like or love this film/mini series. One more thing: as a lot of people know, most games that are turned into movies are bad, but after watching this, I have faith in an actual Halo movie being made and it being great. All they have to do is do what they did here.


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