Battle: Los Angeles


Marines battle aliens in this predictable sci-fi flick Discuss this article

Hostile aliens are invading planet Earth once again, and they’re dead-set on destroying major cities around the world. Los Angeles is the scene of mankind’s last-ditch attempt to stave off these antisocial intruders, and a group of marines led by Eckhart are the taskforce determined to save the world. Supposedly shot in the style of a modern day war film, with documentary influence and plenty of handheld camera sequences, think Black Hawk Down meets Cloverfield (though probably with a happier ending). Be thankful it isn’t in 3D, a call that was made at the early stages by South African director Jonathan Liebesman after he decided a combination of this and handheld scenes would have audiences throwing up ‘in two minutes’.

By Holly Sands
Time Out Doha,

Battle: Los Angeles

  • Duration: 116
  • Released: Thu, 10 Mar
  • Classification: 18+
  • Language: English
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  • Director: Jonathan Liebesman
  • Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Cory Hardrict, Gino Anthony Pesi, Ne-Yo, James Hiroyuki Liao, Bridget Moynahan

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