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Olympus Has Fallen

FCC Fining Cable Companies For 'Olympus Has Fallen' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.03.2014 | Entertainment

The Federal Communications Commission is not happy with several TV networks that played a trailer for the 2013 film “Olympus Has Fallen,” which us...

Every Movie Trailer Of 2013 In One Spot

Posted 12.04.2013 | Entertainment

Much in the way DJ Earworm produces his yearly "United State of Pop" mashup, one industrious YouTube user has brought us a supercut of every movie tra...

Movie Review: White House Down

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.26.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Like Antoine Fuqua's March release, Roland Emmerich's White House Down is a Die Hard clone, about a well-intended and highly skilled former military and law man who just happens to be the only one in the position to foil the terrorists doing the attacking.

'Isn't Hollywood Stupid To Do That?'

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Roland Emmerich knows all about disasters. The 57-year-old filmmaker laid waste to several landmarks in "Independence Day," turned New...

LOOK: D.C. Has Been Destroyed! On Film! A Lot!

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 04.04.2013 | DC

D.C. is not under attack. The White House is perfectly fine. An earthquake did not shake the city on April 1, 2013. An earthquake did not destroy the ...

Big Trouble For Arnold & Sly?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.03.2013 | Entertainment

Earlier this year, a scary thing happened to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone: They became expendable for audiences, at least when starrin...

Brennan Williams

'Waiting To Exhale' Sequel Update

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.02.2013 | Black Voices

Theatergoers across the country provided extra security in guarding the nation’s most coveted residence this past weekend, as “Olympus Has Fallen...

Olympus Has Fallen or How Gerald Butler Saved the World

Nikki Luongo | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment
Nikki Luongo

Let's preface this by saying I think Gerard is amazingly talented. He's got everything to make a career that will last, talented and able to jump from...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Olympus Has Fallen, G.I. Joe, and More!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.24.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The latest MovieFilm installment starts off with my interview with legendary G.I. Joe writer Larry Hama as he discusses the origins of the Marvel Co...

Latino Group Boycotts Film For Insensitive Casting Call

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.22.2013 | Latino Voices

Hollywood declined to cast a Latino to play a Latino role, again. The National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts called for a boycott of the action...

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.

What Intimidated Actress Before Latest Role?

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 05.21.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- The idea of working with director Antoine Fuqua was enough for Angela Bassett to appear in the action flick, "Olympus Has Fallen." But thi...

Olympus Has Fallen Composer Trevor Morris Discusses Working on the New Action Thriller

Morgan Glennon | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment
Morgan Glennon

What was it like going from ancient history to a modern cautionary tale? I caught up with Morris, to find out what it was like working on Olympus Has Fallen and why audiences are in for a non-stop thrill ride.

Madeline Boardman

Gerard Butler Calls Kim Jong-Un A 'B-tch'

HuffingtonPost.com | Madeline Boardman | Posted 03.21.2013 | Entertainment

Gerard Butler has had a rough go of things as of late. The three most recent films on his resumé are "Movie 43," "Playing for Keeps," and "Chasing Ma...

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.

My Conversation With Angela Bassett and Antoine Fuqua

Tavis Smiley | Posted 05.20.2013 | Black Voices
Tavis Smiley

Tomorrow on PBS, I sit down with the incredibly talented actress Angela Bassett and film director Antoine Fuqua. The pair's latest collaboration is the movie Olympus Has Fallen, an action thriller that has Washington, D.C. under siege from terrorists.

Is This Gerard Butler's Comeback?

AP | TODD MCCARTHY | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — In a week when North Korea posted a homemade video showing the U.S. Capitol building being destroyed by a missile, what more logic...

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. ...

Why Embargo Movie Critics' Reviews?

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.12.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Why would a movie studio try to stop critics from reviewing movies? It's called a review embargo -- and it seems a little self-explanatory. But still, I'd like to take this opportunity to discuss a little movie-critic inside-baseball stuff. Perhaps we can get a larger discussion going.

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...

Fact Vs. Fiction: Who Should Run The Country In Time Of Crisis?

Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment

When the White House (Secret Service code: "Olympus") is captured In the upcoming thriller, Olympus Has Fallen, it’s up to an ex-secret service agen...

Protecting the White House: Just How Secure Is It? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

In Olympus Has Fallen, the upcoming action thriller by Antoine Fuqua, terrorists take over the White House (secret service code: "Olympus"). To celebr...

FIRST LOOK: Gerard Butler Saves The President

Posted 02.12.2013 | Entertainment

Here's your first look at "Olympus Has Fallen," the upcoming action thriller that combines "Die Hard" and "In the Line of Fire" together with the char...