Review: Olympus Has Fallen

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Disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers.

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I loved this movie and Gerard Butler played a Bad Ass Secret Service guy kicking ass throughout the movie while having some funny lines. I honestly wasn’t expecting this movie to be that good, but it was, it went beyond my expectations, if the White House was ever stormed this is how it would happen, and I didn’t even know the white house had anti-air Missiles on the roof, that’s just ridiculous and there are certain parts of movie where you know the bad guys have been planning this for years and I loved it. One man versus a whole bunch of bad guys with a good story and a lot of governmental detail, and it doesn’t hurt to have Morgan Freeman as part of the cast. If you want a good action movie then this is it, I don’t want to ruin the movie with spoilers but I walked out of the movie with my blood pumping, lots of fun.

Link: IMDB

Rating:
r4.0

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The White House has a Flickr Page

I have to say that its pretty cool that the President of the United States has a Flickr page. I think a lot of people like Obama and have hope in the guy, but he does throw in a few surprises here and there. It was mentioned that he refused to give up his Blackberry when he became President, and I really can’t blame him for it, now the NSA are working on a super Blackberry for him with all the security needed. Now they have this official Flickr page and there are some very nice pictures, I wonder what is the approval process to post up these pictures because it must be a security nightmare to have these up on the net, but he does seem to be a friendly guy.

These pictures are amazing, there is an amazing depth and clarity to them. There are a lot of photos that I liked and I think take a lot of skill to snap at that right moment, Pete Souza is one amazing photographer, I wonder how they choose him. Anyone notice that the official White House Dog “Bo” has white feet when the dog is totally black?

Link: Flickr