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Even if you’d rather not, you just might enjoy ‘White House Down’

Channing Tatum, left, plays Secret Service hopeful John Cale and Jamie Foxx portrays President Sawyer in “White House Down.”
Channing Tatum, left, plays Secret Service hopeful John Cale and Jamie Foxx portrays President Sawyer in “White House Down.”
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Amid the summer glut of brainless, overproduced action movies, do we really need a “Die Hard” movie set at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.? Well, yes we do, if it delivers such a jolt of lightning-bolt excitement that your system is still crackling hours later. “White House Down” is wonderfully violent and often laugh-out-loud funny, a shopworn premise resuscitated as a sweaty, rousing, ironic, intense, movie-love-reaffirming free-for-all. Dateline: Washington, D.C. Channing Tatum is a divorced veteran working ...


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