Wayhomer Review #146: Olympus Has Fallen

Gerard Butler from Olympus Has Fallen

Episode #146 for Olympus Has Fallen, in which our protagonist hopes that the Secret Service is better trained than they are in this movie–because if not, we’re screwed. He also struggles with problematic spoilers. He starts writing this, then thinks maybe he was too harsh–then realizes that eighteen months is more than sufficient time to change some passwords. And thinks he probably got it right the first time.
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Ninja Assassin (2009) – Movie Review

Ninja Assassin

Written by: Matthew Sand & J. Michael Straczynski, based on a story by Sand
Directed by: James McTeigue
Starring: Rain, Naomie Harris, Ben Miles, Sho Kosugi, Rick Yune

My Advice: Matinee if a fu fanatic, small screen acceptable.

Mika (Harris) has a particular investigative passion: she’s convinced that there’s an extremely powerful conspiracy in the world, designed to keep a number of ancient ninja clans hidden from the rest of us. Why? Because they’re very useful for, you know, killing people in particularly quick and nasty ways. She convinces colleague Maslow (Miles) that she’s on to something, but about that time one of the aforementioned quick and nasty ninjas, Raizo (Rain), shows up–and all hell breaks loose.

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