Every generation deserves a “John McCLane” to call its own, and as aging Bruce Willis wisecracks his way through a series of lame Die Hard
sequels, the Millennials get theirs with Channing Tatum as John Cale in White House Down
. A director who knows a thing or two about blowing up the Oval Office, Roland Emmerich’s unabashedly fun throwback delivers whiz-bang action that never feels compromised by the PG-13 rating, and features an expert cast of character players firing on all cylinders.
Dejected after being turned down for a position with the Secret Service, Capitol policeman John Cale (Tatum) is taking his daughter Emily (Joey King) on a tour o...