'Skyscraper' stands tall on Rock-solid foundation

Dwayne Johnson in 'Skyscraper'

(CNN)The "Die Hard" comparisons are inevitable with "Skyscraper," the latest action vehicle for the very busy Dwayne Johnson. While the movie doesn't quite scale those heights, it delivers similar old-fashioned, popcorn-y pleasures with its Rock-solid foundation, with a bare-bones plot and plenty of stunts that do for tall buildings what "Jaws" did for sharks.

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