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Review: Olympus Has Fallen

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Olympus Has Fallen offers a level of jingoistic fear-mongering the likes of which are more commonly associated with a 1980s Chuck Norris vehicle. It isn't terribly smart and it peaks in the first act, but damned if I didn't enjoy the picture nonetheless.

Movie Review: Olympus Has Fallen

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A second-rate Die Hard knock-off with Gerard Butler playing the Bruce Willis role, Olympus Has Fallen is preposterously overblown, an action movie that seems to prove the old saying: If brains were gunpowder, this movie wouldn't have enough to blow its own nose.

ReThink Review: Olympus Has Fallen - In Defense of (Some) Movie Violence

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

How do we decide which types of violent entertainments are appropriate and which are gratuitous and glorifying? As with most difficult issues, context is key.

Ashley Judd Tops Our Best-Dressed List This Week

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 03.22.2013 | Style

After what has seemed like an eternal winter, our best-dressed celebrities are leaving their black clothes behind and playing with color again. Ashley...

Would 'Olympus Has Fallen' Have Been A Better 'Die Hard 5'?

Mike Ryan | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

This Friday, a movie titled Olympus Has Fallen will join scores of other titles at your local movie theater. Gerard Butler (Olympus Has Fallen) stars as a Secret Service agent who must rescue the president, played by Aaron Eckhart (Olympus Has Fallen), from North Korean terrorists. Here, we answer every question you could possibly have about Olympus Has Fallen.

PHOTOS: Ashley Judd Wows In Bandage Dress At 'Olympus Has Fallen' Premiere

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 03.21.2013 | Style

Ashley Judd is no slouch on the red carpet. Even though the actress has made a few missteps, we always look forward to seeing her grace premieres and ...

Clinton Not A Fan Of Judd

Politico | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

Democratic heavy-hitters — including Bill Clinton — are quietly trying to woo a new candidate to jump into the race to unseat Senate Minority Lead...

Eyes Up, Gerard Butler!

Posted 03.17.2014 | Celebrity

All eyes were on Ashley Judd and her plunging blue bodycon dress last night at the premiere of "Olympus Has Fallen." Including Gerard Butler's. ...

Fox News Contributor Makes Shocking Judd Joke

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

Steven Crowder, a Fox News contributor who hosted part of Saturday's activities at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, made a questiona...

Cory Booker Geeks Out

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) put talk of his likely U.S. Senate campaign and love of Twitter aside Tuesday night to engage in a "Star Trek" trivia con...

McConnell Already Going Up On The Air

AP | ROGER ALFORD | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- It isn't Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell who comes out swinging in his first TV ad of his 2014 re-election campaign. It's h...

Some Advice for Ashley Judd From a Kentucky Political Consultant

Matt Wyatt | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Matt Wyatt

Kentucky is my home, and recently, talk of our state's political future has made headlines everywhere. We don't mind the spotlight. But before our state's 2014 race for U.S. Senate heats up any further, I feel compelled to offer an open letter to Ashley Judd.

'Winter in Scotland': How Ashley Judd Will Force the Media to Develop a Sense of Humor

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Jonathan_Miller

As Judd has maintained a low profile while she considers challenging Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for his U.S. Senate seat in Kentucky in 2014, the media has applied Talmudic scrutiny onto every rumored utterance by the actress.

Jason Linkins

Daily Caller Reads Ashley Judd's Memoir, Finds Controversial Stuff Everyone's Been Talking About For Weeks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

The Daily Caller read a book, and they don't like it, but maybe they finished it? So that's something, anyway. The book in question is "All That Is...

Kentucky Law Could Trip Up Ashley Judd's Race

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

If Ashley Judd follows through on her privately expressed intention to run for the U.S. Senate, she will have to move quickly to establish residency i...

Big Challenges Ahead For Ashley Judd

Salon | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

A report over the weekend suggested that actress Ashley Judd has decided to challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky next year....

Ashley Judd Could Be a Problem for Mitch McConnell

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Ashley Judd's all but declared Senate campaign has the potential to have an impact far beyond Kentucky politics.

Howard Fineman

Judd Planning To Announce Run For Senate, Sources Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Ashley Judd, the 44-year-old actress and social activist, has told key advisers and political figures that she is planning to anno...

Friday Talking Points -- I'd Love to Change the World

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Paul Ryan introduced his version of the Republican budget this week, and it seems Ryan has agreed that two or three of President Obama's biggest budget victories actually do significantly cut the deficit, and are therefore worth including in the Republican plans for the future.

The Senate Prospects of Ashley Judd

Alan Schroeder | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

For a non-traditional candidate like Ashley Judd, a Senate run poses both opportunity and risk. A realistic assessment of her prospects begins with an acknowledgement of the challenges she faces, particularly in three key areas: show business, roots, and politics.

Republicans Mock Judd Again

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

Ashley Judd hasn't officially announced a Senate run yet, but Republicans are making it increasingly clear that they view her as a legitimate politica...

McConnell Mired In Tough Fight

AP | ROGER ALFORD | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. — U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is gearing up for a tough re-election fight next year in Kentucky. He wants to p...

Mitch McConnell Berates Liberal Group For Attacking Asian Heritage Of Wife

AP | ROGER ALFORD | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

WINCHESTER, Ky. — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell lambasted a liberal group on Saturday for criticizing the Asian heritage of his wife,...

Judd Picks Up More Support

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

Actress Ashley Judd won praise from the highest ranking Democrat in Kentucky's state Legislature on Thursday, the latest chapter in ongoing speculatio...

Under Attack: 7 Thwarted Acts of Terror in America

Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment

It has been said that all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Fortunately there has been no shortage of good men an...