Another Dark Knight?

by Kasey McDonald July 24, 2008 2:22 pm
Another Dark Knight?

In just five days, The Dark Knight has already grossed $200 million, besting 2004's Spider-Man 2 which got there in eight. The box office juggernaut is so big that it's gotten its stars perhaps a little too excited.

Olympus Has Fallen: And It Can’t Get Up!

by Ethan Alter March 22, 2013 6:02 am
<i>Olympus Has Fallen</i>: And It Can’t Get Up!

It's been awhile since we've had a good old-fashioned blockbuster premise-off -- a duel between two high-concept, high-intensity action movies with the exact same premise. Who can forget the great Deep Impact vs. Armageddon asteroid-destroying-Earth battle of '98? (Winner: Armageddon by a country mile.) Or how about the epic Dante's Peak vs. Volcano exploding-volcano confrontation of '97? (Winner: Neither.) Well, this year we're getting a pair of flicks where the White House becomes the setting for a Die Hard-like game of cat-and-mouse between a terrorist organization that's seized control of the place and the lone Secret Service agent who takes it upon himself to stop them. The week before America celebrates its 237th birthday, moviegoers can watch this disturbing scenario play out in the Roland Emmerich-directed, Channing Tatum-starring White House Down, scheduled to hit theaters on June 28. But why wait 'til then when you can watch the Antoine Fuqua-directed, Gerard Butler starring Olympus Has Fallen this weekend? Well, here's one good reason -- Olympus is awful

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