Vantage Point (2008)

Stop. Rewind. Watch from a different perspective. Eight times. The film is well edited, I'll give it that.

Slowly piecing together clues on a terrorist attack, we follow an FBI body guard to the President of the United States. We follow terrorist, news crew, civilian and FBI agents as explosions and chases occur in Salamanca, Spain.

The film does not delve into motive and into the politically rich reasons for terrorism. Instead, we are served good guy/bad buy characters and American heroism reaching a fever pitch with no less than the life of a young girl. Yawn.

The film does deliver good action and a terrific car chase along with a nice performance, as always, from Forest Whitaker.

Truth: If you're going to plan an assassination on the president, don't expect things to go smoothly. (honestly, that's all I could come up with)

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