Olympus Has Fallen Review | Examiner

David Weaver from Examiner writes: The premise for director Antoine Fuqua's new action flick "Olympus Has Fallen" is borderline preposterous. There isn't one single facet of the film where anything ever seems plausible let alone realistic. But there is a time and a place for films like this, where we just want to leave our brains at home and revel in the gleefully over the top action. The near cartoonish violence gets the adrenaline pumping and the surprising solid cast help sell the ridiculous nature of what is quite possibly one of the most far fetched action movies in recent memory. But so long as you are willing to accept the conceit that a small military force totaling no more than 50 can take down the White House, you will have a great time with the film. This is a clear cut case of ignorance is bliss and "Olympus Has Fallen" is blissfully ignorant.

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