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Battle: Los Angeles Reviews

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Will Leitch
Deadspin

Misses every mark it's aiming at, and then misses countless more.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: D

June 22, 2013
Benjo Colautti
We Got This Covered

Battle: Los Angeles misses every mark it aims for. Aside from the well done special effects nothing in this movie is worth recommending.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 3/10

June 2, 2013
Jeff Beck
Examiner.com

Jonathan Liebesman's "Battle: Los Angeles" is one of those rare films that fails on just about every level a film can fail on.

Full Review Source: Examiner.com | Original Score: 1/4

September 21, 2012
James Luxford
The National

Not as bad as the other recent invasion movie Skyline, but still nothing to be excited about.

Full Review Source: The National | Original Score: 2/5

September 1, 2011
Shaun Munro
What Culture

Despite plenty of promise, it's a mirthlessly clichéd, spasmodic mess of editing and direction. Still, look on the bright side; at least it wasn't released in 3D.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 11, 2011
Clem Bastow
The Vine

Director Jonathan Liebsman's decision to keep things at close-quarters - following solely this band of grunts rather than covering the entire city - could have worked had the film itself felt more elemental.

Full Review Source: The Vine | Original Score: 2/5

March 16, 2011
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

Michael Bay and Tony Scott made love to the American flag, birthed a demon spawn and called it Battle Los Angeles.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 1/5

March 17, 2011
Glenn Heath Jr.
Slant Magazine

The film constantly blows thick smoke up our a---s and calls it charity.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

March 20, 2011
Matthew Toomey
ABC Radio Brisbane

Aaron Eckhart is great in a comedy (Thank You For Smoking) and great in a drama (Rabbit Hole) but he's not the sort of guy you want leading a sci-fi action film.

Full Review Source: ABC Radio Brisbane | Original Score: C

March 18, 2011
Glenn Dunks
Trespass

You'd be forgiven for crying after witnessing it purely out of sadness for the art of cinema.

Full Review Source: Trespass

March 16, 2011
Jonathan W. Hickman
Daily Film Fix

...looks good but the story lacks soul.

Full Review Source: Daily Film Fix

April 27, 2011
Roger Moore
Movie Nation

It's not new, it's not novel and it's not art. But as a popcorn movie a couple of months out of summer season, it'll have to do.

Full Review Source: Movie Nation | Original Score: 2/4

January 23, 2013
Jeff Meyers
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

Liebesman's faux-doc, hand-held shooting style comes off as energetic but unfocused, like a 6-year-old trying to write his name in the snow with piss.

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI) | Original Score: C+

March 11, 2011
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

a kind of cross between what I imagine the first person shooter video game experience to be and an episode of the HBO series Generation Kill

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: 83/100

May 15, 2011
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Here's a science-fiction film that's an insult to the words "science" and "fiction," and the hyphen in between them. You want to cut it up to clean under your fingernails.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 0.5/4

March 10, 2011
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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It might be different with well-developed characters or a story that offers more depth or breadth, but the movie is predominantly pyrotechnics and, as impressive as some of those are, they don't warrant two hours worth of screen time.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 9, 2011
Nell Minow
Beliefnet

Destined to be remembered primarily as yet another step toward closing the gap between games and movies, it's a lot of boom-boom and a bunch of "hoo-yah."

Full Review Source: Beliefnet | Original Score: C

March 10, 2011
Adam Lippe
Examiner.com

Battle: Los Angeles ends up being ugly, bereft of creative kills, not scary, not entertaining, not thrilling, not bad enough to be funny, and not short enough to suffer through.

Full Review Source: Examiner.com

March 9, 2011
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

Eckhart performs with laudable conviction, despite the laughable dialogue, but other characters blur into one, and you'll end up feeling as weary as Eckhart's marine.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 2/5

March 10, 2011

Battle: Los Angeles has really intense action scenes. And that's it.

Full Review Source: UGO | Original Score: C+

March 9, 2011
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