Movie Review: London Has Fallen

Movie Review – London Has Fallen


London Has Fallen is yet another action thriller about a group that takes down the whole world, and one man taking down that incredible group within a day.


London has Fallen movie review.

London has Fallen Synopsis

During the funeral of the UK Prime Minister in London, arms dealer and terrorist Aamir Barkawi launches a coordinated attack and succeeds in killing several world leader. US President Benjamin Asher manages to escape with Secret Service Agent Mike Banning, but before he could go into hiding, is captured by Barkawi’s many agents in the city. It is then up to Banning and the MI5 to rescue the president before he is executed over the Internet.

Snappy Review

Years ago, movies like London has Fallen thrilled me. Nowadays they feel more to be over budgeted comedies. Aside from the impossibility of the plot, Gerard Butler’s character borders on godhood with his abilities. He feels quite capable of taking down all heroes from the Far Cry, Call of Duty, Just Cause games series at the same time, with probably James Bond, Jason Bourne and maybe even Superman thrown in too. It’s like, oh man, the bullets just insist on dodging him, don’t they? While they so effortlessly hit everyone and everything else. This could have still been entertaining, had the humour and dialogue been better crafted. I’m not talking about the jokes being xenophobic, as many critics have pointed out. Considered alone or as a whole, they were just downright bland. Unoriginal and very, very unfunny.

 


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