"Behold, the Passion of the Bay!"19 February 201341 mins
The Critic reviews Pearl Harbor (2001). He tears it apart for its poor writing and insulting portrayal of the United States military of WWII. His biggest criticisms are for the performance of Ben Affleck, said clumsy writing by Randall Wallace (likening it to the Star Wars prequels), the horrendous and entirely fictional romance, and director Michael Bay's complete misunderstanding of the historical event the film was based on.
When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building.
Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons heist.
A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.