Battle: Los Angeles Reviews

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September 2, 2020
Every frame of Battle: Los Angeles feels wasted.
July 13, 2020
Over the years movies have taught many important lessons, chief among these are don't retire, never retire, nothing good will come of it.
June 7, 2019
Yet another run-of-the-mill alien invasion movie with nothing original to say.
October 24, 2017
I didn't think it was possible to make SFX sequences more baffling and headache inducing than Transformers 2, but Battle: LA found a way.
June 28, 2013
Case in point: Battle: Los Angeles, an alien-invasion disaster piece so loud, ham-fisted and joyless-so aggressively lousy-that its only real usefulness is to make one better appreciate the deft touch of a Roland Emmerich.
June 22, 2013
Misses every mark it's aiming at, and then misses countless more.
June 2, 2013
Battle: Los Angeles misses every mark it aims for. Aside from the well done special effects nothing in this movie is worth recommending.
January 23, 2013
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.
September 21, 2012
Jonathan Liebesman's "Battle: Los Angeles" is one of those rare films that fails on just about every level a film can fail on.
December 6, 2011
Terminally stupid.
September 1, 2011
Not as bad as the other recent invasion movie Skyline, but still nothing to be excited about.
August 15, 2011
For an alien invasion film, this one is a solid effort, though there's a bit too much violence and not enough introspection.
June 16, 2011
...Battle Los Angeles fizzles out long before it reaches its tedious, anticlimactic finish.
June 14, 2011
... this humorless film as unimaginative -- and as exhausting -- as you can get.
May 15, 2011
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
May 4, 2011
For all the blazing guns and s*** blowing up, it's only sporadically thrilling.
April 27, 2011
...looks good but the story lacks soul.
April 13, 2011
full review at Movies for the Masses
April 4, 2011
One part War of the Worlds, one part generic stoic army guy movie from 1957 set during WWII, one part Independence Day, one part goofy dialogue.
March 25, 2011
Only serviceable as a war movie and completely ridiculous as a science-fiction yarn, 'Battle: Los Angeles' is an average actioner that's barely one level above the Syfy Channel's 'Battle of Los Angeles.'
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