WORLD INVASION: BATTLE LOS ANGELES

I recommend that you carry an Asprin, and some cotton plugs for your ears if you’re brave enough to go watch Battle: Los Angeles. This ridiculous film about an invasion on earth by aliens in search of water, is seen from the perspective of a small platoon of the US military led by a tough-yet-troubled sergeant played by Aaron Eckhart.

For close to two hours, you’re subjected to an onslaught of nonstop explosions and gunfire, and worse still, the shaky-camera shooting style almost certainly guarantees a headache.
 
You don’t expect fine writing in an alien invasion movie, but the makers of Battle: Los Angeles don’t even bother with basic character development. As a result you don’t even feel any perfunctory emotion for the people who get killed. To be honest, the aliens aren’t particularly thrilling either. They’re metallic and mechanical and speak in a reptilian hiss. And in one scene where Eckhart’s character captures one of these robotic extra-terrestrials, he yanks out its squishy insides while trying to figure out how exactly to kill it.
 
Fair to say this film is neither as original and moving as District 9, nor delivers the cheap thrills of Independence Day. The special effects appear expensive but not particularly impressive, and the action is so relentless and noisy, you will need those cotton plugs if you decide to take a quick nap when you’re bored.
 
I’m going with one out of five for Battle: Los Angeles. Despite the noise, I slept through 20 minutes of this film. I just wish I’d been allowed to sleep till the end!
 

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2 Comments

  1. Prince

    March 14, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    I think you’re getting too old for such movies. For me, the sound was really good, appreciated the fact that they concentrated on the plot than the aesthetics of the alien shown.

  2. adnaan

    March 15, 2011 at 2:43 pm

    You go into a pulp sci-fi movie looking for plot & character development movie?. where is the time?i think its at least 3, and i think thats what the makers were targeting for eventually.
    well, IMDB says 6.8.

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