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White House Down dir. by

White House Down

Comparisons with Olympus has falle are pretty inescapable. Both feature attacks on the White House, with one armed agent saving the president. Both also feature a heap of blowing stuff up. I saw Olympus but didn’t review it. If I had to chose between the two then I think that White House Down is the easy winner. It’s just plain

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Miami Vice dir. by

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If I’m honest there isn’t much to say about this film. Overall it is a huge amount of meh. Nothing more, nothing less. Maybe I should at the very least try? Basic blot outline, Sonny and Ricardo are undercover agents, and after one an interagency force gets discovered, they go undercover in order to find out what agency is responsible

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Jarhead [based on book] by dir. by

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Jarhead is the story of one young Marine as he goes through training and then into Iraq during the early 90’s. It isn’t an overtly political film, although Kruger has a few interesting, if throwaway comments to make. It is a personal view of the war, and how war changes people/ As a film I don’t think that this was

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Stealth dir. by

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It’s 2001 with added explosions and minus any thought. If you want to reduce Stealth down to basics of course Personally I kind of enjoyed it. I went in expecting shite, and I came out having seen shite. But enjoyable shite. The plot revolves around an experimental AI plane that is being introduced sometime in the near future by the

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