Fun-- but with reservation

By jjr1567
Written March 22, 2013
Great special effects, fine acting by an A-list cast, a good edge of your seat popcorn munching thriller, very much in a good versus bad old-school way. However, it is also formulaic and very predictable, right down to the final mano a mano duking out between the pro- and antagonist. The only thing missing is one of them growling "we both knew it would come to this!" just before throwing the first punch. I'd say it's worth a matinee look, but if you're paying full evening price, there are better choices for your $.
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By mstriplett83
Written April 03, 2013
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A copy of Salt

By taiwanrepublic
Written March 22, 2013
Salt was released around the time Russian spies were caught, most notably Anna Chapman. The plot has many holes, but overall it was a decent performance put up by Angelina Jolie. Olympus on the other hand copies the same terrorist attack at the white house, where president was held hostage at the presidential bunker. Only difference is we currently have North Korea crisis, and the bad guys are the Koreans. The plot is somewhat better than Salt, but how many times do you want Hollywood to produce movies about attack on White House and hostage situation at the bunker? While I've seen worse movies this year, I have to give this below a so-so rating.
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Olympus Has Fallen, and he can't ge up!

By DDDonny
Written March 23, 2013
Blah! There's nothing in this movie that we haven't seen before! I say wait for it do come out on dvd, which will probably be in two weeks...
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Not an award winner

By mkyleerice
Written March 28, 2013
A lot of recent action movies fail to set up an emotional background, which this movie does right off the bat. However, it's a shaky one at best. It's then followed by a far fetched and ridiculous, yet entertaining story line. I must say the crisis room acting was absolutely terrible! I'm kind of sad they pulled Morgan Freeman into this movie.
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