Thriller Taken 2 criticized for outdated portrayal of Istanbul
Oct23

Thriller Taken 2 criticized for outdated portrayal of Istanbul

Istanbul viewers have heavily criticized the outdated portrayal of Istanbul in the recent Hollywood hit “Taken 2,” prompting a stinging rebuttal from the film’s Turkish distributor, daily Hürriyet reported. Viewers sent endless complaints to the production company that holds the rights to the movie in Turkey, highlighting several mistakes made in the representation of Istanbul. The taxi cabs and police vehicles in the movie are taken...

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Taken 2 Trailer: Liam Neeson Kicks Ass in Istanbul
Jun24

Taken 2 Trailer: Liam Neeson Kicks Ass in Istanbul

The international trailer for Taken 2 just came out, and it looks like we’re in for much more Liam Neeson revenge action that made the first installment so popular, this time set against the beautiful backdrop of Istanbul. Taken 2 is a sequel to the surprise 2008 action hit starring Liam Neeson. In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills (Neeson) and his wife (Famke Janssen) are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper...

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