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Film Review - White House Down

WHITE HOUSE DOWN Channing Tatum Jamie Foxx

We already suffered through one of these “‘Die Hard’ in The White House” movies with last March’s “Olympus Has Fallen,” a mean-spirited, moronic actioner that set the bar on the floor for the newly christened subgenre. “White House Down” almost matches the competition in terms of unpleasantness and abysmal filmmaking, once again treating the premise as an open invitation to make the audience feel icky for watching something that should be high-flying, guns-blazing carnival ride. A monster budget helps the new picture in the long run, but boiled down to the essentials of competent screenwriting, thoughtful direction, and thespian creativity, and “White House Down” mirrors “Olympus Has Fallen” to a disturbing degree. Read the rest at


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