Thread: Movies and TV Olympus Has Fallen
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Old 08-30-2013, 12:09 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by Aries Walker View Post
Which was kind of the point, I thought. Neither were feasible or believable, but WHD not taking itself seriously - pretty much at all - worked as kind of a nod and a wink to the audience. OHF, playing it straight, seemed to me like it wasn't as self-aware of its own action-movie-ness, if that makes any sense.

That said, I can understand the opposite viewpoint here, so I'm not going to argue this, pretty much at all.
I guess. I went to see it in the theater to get drunk and watch some shit blow up. Olympus did that for me, unbelievable a premise as it was. I decided to torrent WHD, and I'm glad I did, because I nearly turned it off 4 times while watching it, but was too bored to do so. Too much little girl, too much weird dialogue -- it just took away screen time from eye candy and explosions, lol.
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