|Genre: Action, Documentary, Short, Terrorism|
Plot: It's rare that the sequel to a good movie lives up to expectations. Such is the case with Die Hard 2, the somewhat-muddled but still entertaining return of Bruce Willis' John McClane. Fortunately, the original Die Hard was good enough that there's room for the second installment to be enjoyable while still not matching the pace or possessing the flair of its predecessor.
It's Christmas Eve, and John McClane (Bruce Willis) is in trouble...again. This time, the scene is no longer the Nakatomi Tower in Los Angeles, but Dulles International Airport in Washington D.C., where a group of terrorists (it's always terrorists in these films) led by the renegade Colonel Stewart (William Sadler) has taken command of the runways and control tower. Unless their demands, which include the immediate release of the drug lord on his way to the United States for trial, are met, Stewart's band intends to start crashing planes. And Holly McClane (Bonnie Bedelia) is on one of those planes, endlessly circling above while a winter blizzard envelopes the already crippled airport. As before, it's up to John to save the day.
The plot of Die Hard 2 is more ambitious than that of the original. The confines of the Nakatomi tower have been widened, although most of the action still takes place in the limited
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