Starring: Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Neil Patrick Harris, Sarah Silverman and Giovanni Ribisi
The movie opens similar to the old Wild West movies, with long sweeping scenes of the desert landscape and big bold credits that go on for far too long. The story is set in Arizona in 1882, with the classic Wild West formula where a ruthless outlaw comes to town threatening the town and eventually leading to a showdown with the hero.
From Lionsgate: “In RED 2, the high-octane action-comedy sequel to the worldwide sleeper hit, retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. To succeed, they’ll need to survive an army of relentless assassins, ruthless terrorists and power-crazed government officials, all eager to get their hands on the next-generation weapon. The mission takes Frank and his motley crew to Paris, London and Moscow. Outgunned and outmanned, they have only their cunning wits, their old-school skills, and each other to rely on as they try to save the world—and stay alive in the process.” Continue reading
Capitol policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) has just been turned down for his dream job of becoming a Secret Service Agent, protecting President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx). In an effort to avoid letting down his somewhat estranged, and potential political enthusiast daughter, Emily (Joey King), he takes her on a tour of the White House to show her where daddy’s new job will be. During the tour, the White House falls into the hand of a heavily armed and military trained group, whose aim is to kidnap the president and gain control of the building’s vast arsenal of weapons. As the Capitol Dome explodes into a ball of fire, Cale must rise to the occasion, it’s up to Cale to rescue the president, his daughter and save the world.