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Old March 31 2013, 05:11 AM   #41
Locutus of Bored
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Re: Olympus Has Fallen trailer (Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Ashley J

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It seems to me that one key part of the plot depended upon Aaron Eckhart's character deliberately ordering the violation of security protocols during the attack. Since this could not possibly have been predicted, the plan demanded that the terrorists disguised as security guards were to penetrate the Presidential bunker. The rest of the plot (about Cerberus) depends upon the assumption that the bunker is effectively impenetrable.
I assume that...

Still implausible, but it's at least possibly addressed somewhat.

As far as the jingoism, how were you not aware that that would be an aspect of the film before seeing it? The slowly falling American flag and Morgan Freeman pep talk in the trailer and commercials didn't make that obvious? Or just the plot of the film itself, which would of course feature some patriotic things.
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