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Posted on Fri, Mar 11, 2011 : 2:45 p.m.

'Battle: Los Angeles' tries to have it both ways

By Freelance Journalist

Battle: Los Angeles Opens today at Rave, Quality 16, Brighton Review by Jeff Meyers of the Metro Times Grade: C+

A cinematic mash-up of "Blackhawk Down" and "Independence Day," I have little doubt this $100,000,000 exercise in unadulterated war porn will rake in incredible box office dollars. It paints a big fat bull's-eye on America's fetishization of guns, machismo and black-and-white morality, then blasts away with as much firepower as Hollywood's special effects teams can muster.

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