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A lot of people have been sticking poor Battle: Los Angeles in their lists of the year's worst movies, genre or otherwise. And we have to stick up for this war movie about aliens invading L.A. — it's actually a pretty decent action movie, and not nearly as horrendous as a lot of people would have you believe.
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Released last week to poor reviews (with a few exceptions), alien invasion flick Battle: Los Angeles runs 116 minutes long. The video game tie-in lasts less than half of that.… [Kotaku]
The Marines vs. aliens war story that is Battle: Los Angeles may not be a modern classic, but it does do one thing that's unusual (even admirable) for action movies, particularly scifi action movies: it takes its premise absolutely seriously.
If aliens are going to land tomorrow, and you can only pick one movie to watch the night before you fight off the alien swarm, Battle: Los Angeles would be a pretty good choice.
In Battle: Los Angeles, hitting theaters tomorrow, Aaron Eckhart leads a Marine platoon against an all-out alien invasion.
If aliens ever appeared in our skies, you'd think the human race would be screwed. After all, any species that's smart enough to travel faster than light would have technology beyond our imagining. But somehow, alien invaders always lose.
Creating an alien invasion from scratch takes amazing design skills. Good thing TyRuben Ellingson, the designer who's worked on Avatar, Hellboy and several other movies, was on the case. Ellingson talked to us about creating an overwhelming alien strike force.
When aliens actually do attack Los Angeles and the extra-terrestrial shit hits the fan, Aaron Eckhart knows exactly what actors he'd round up to fight them off. He told us his alien-killing dream-squad...and why Battle: L.A.'s better than The Core.
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The first ever clip for Battle: Los Angeles shows us exactly how "gritty" this feature will get. The small snippet of character dialog feels supremely authentic (for an alien invasion flick) — but can your stomach withstand the shaky-cam?