Excerpt: The Movie Olympus Has Fallen is the latest in a long line of Die Hard style action movies, pitting a lone hero against the superior numbers and more elaborate firepower of an entrenched villain. The hero in question is U.S.
Excerpt: Terrorism has been around for ages and, most likely, will always be. If there’s one thing that the September 11 attacks taught us it’s that if someone has a well-executed plan and is willing to die for their cause – there’s very little anyone or anything can do to prevent that from happening.
Conclusion: Olympus Has Fallen doesn't find the same character depth or intensity, the real human feeling, or the raw gritty emotion as found in Antoine Fuqua's best work (and one of the best movies of the last twenty years), Training Day , but the underrated director does bring a powerful, mostly no-frills...
Excerpt: It's still probably too soon for the 20-minute attack scene in Olympus Has Fallen . A full 11 years after 9/11 it is horrifying to see people in business suits running away from fireballs, to watch a major American icon (this time the Washington Monument) crumble, to watch people in power agog at...
Summary: When the White House is captured by terrorists and the president is kidnapped, former presidential guard Mike Banning must help retake the White House, save the president and avert a bigger disaster.
Olympus Has Fallen – Die Welt in Gefahr (Universum Film GmbH)
2 March 2014
Summary: Hochexplosiver Actionthriller, der für unterhaltsame Spannung sorgt. Gelegentliche Schwächen des Drehbuchs können durch rasante Schusswechsel, Kampfeinlagen und die charismatische Darstellung von Gerard Butler ausgebügelt werden.
Summary: Olympus Has Fallen bliver stensikkert en af den slags film, der bliver spillet igen og igen på TV om nogle år. Det er nemlig en film, langt de fleste kan bruge som action-underholdning. Den er fed og en af de bedste actionfilm denne sommer.