Angels & Demons
Title: Angels & Demons
Release year: 2009
Countries: Italy, United States
Director: Ron Howard
Stars: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer
Rating: 3/5

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works with a nuclear physicist to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican during one of the significant events within the church.

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Cracking Codes and Cathedrals: An Angels & Demons Review

2024-05-11

Ron Howard’s 2009 thriller “Angels & Demons” throws Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) into another race against time. This sequel to “The Da Vinci Code” finds Langdon in Rome, working alongside a physicist (Ewan McGregor) to decipher clues left by a mysterious Illuminati brotherhood. With a deadly plot threatening the Vatican during a pivotal papal election, Langdon must crack codes hidden in churches and historical landmarks to prevent a devastating act of terrorism.

“Angels & Demons” is a fast-paced action adventure that capitalizes on the same successful formula as its predecessor. Tom Hanks is reliably charming and intelligent as Langdon, navigating a whirlwind tour of Rome’s religious and scientific treasures. The mystery unfolds at a breakneck pace, keeping viewers engaged as Langdon races from one clue to the next.

However, the film’s historical liberties and simplistic portrayal of the Illuminati may leave some viewers wanting. Additionally, the plot relies heavily on coincidences and Langdon’s remarkable ability to solve complex puzzles under pressure.

If you enjoyed “The Da Vinci Code” and are looking for a similar adrenaline-fueled adventure, “Angels & Demons” delivers. Just be prepared for a popcorn flick that prioritizes thrills over historical accuracy.

**Score: 3 out of 5**

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