DVD review: White House Down

BELINDA FEEK
Last updated 11:48 09/12/2013

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White House Down
(Columbia Pictures, M)

REVIEW: The American president is bound to be the victim of some form of terrorist or hitman in Hollywood flicks.

You can almost guarantee there'll be an annual movie about it.

There's been two in quick succession this year with the latest starring Channing Tatum as the hero in White House Down.

So that's a good start, and then he's teamed up with Jamie Foxx who plays the President.

And yep, the President and his White House are the subject of terrorists.

You may role your eyes, but this is action-packed.

There's explosions, helicopter and vehicle crashes and nerves as you wonder just who's going to be left at the end, and will the President make it?

Tatum, playing John Cale, is a policeman who has just been turned down by the secret service to play the crucial role in protecting the President.

But when a paramilitary group storm the building - and Cole just happens to be inside with his
daughter - and take over, there's only one man who people can rely on.

White House Down also stars Maggie Gullenhaal, (The Dark Knight) and James Woods (Casino).

Any fan of Tatum or just action flicks in general should check this movie out, it's not as boring as it sounds.

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