It’s been a brutal summer for many franchises. Be it critically, commercially, and in many cases both, quite a few of the popcorn flicks that were meant to deliver the goods simply couldn’t hang in summer 2019.
As we enter the final weeks of the season, we’re treated to one final franchise entry in the form of “Angel Has Fallen,” which follows “Olympus Has Fallen” and “London Has Fallen,” with Gerard Butler returning as Secret Service agent Mike Banning.
As third entries in mid-level action franchises go, it’s something of a nice little late summer surprise. In “Angel Has Fallen” Secret Service agent Mike Banning is arrested after an assassination attempt on President Allan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman) is pinned on him.
Banning manages to escape custody, but he’s then locked in a game of cat and mouse with the FBI and the Secret Service as the most wanted man in the nation.
Desperate to uncover the truth and clear his name, our hero turns to… (a subscription to the Jimplecute is required to continue reading this article).
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