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  • Review: ‘Olympus Has Fallen’

    By Joan Alperin-Schwartz

    March 19, 2013 | 5:45 pm

    As I was watching this film, I kept thinking about 'Die Hard'.


    Even though 'Die Hard' was set in a hotel and 'Olympus Has Fallen' is set in the White House, the two films have a great deal in common...Terrorists take hostages...They make outrageous demands and only one man...

  • The Real “Machine Gun Preacher”: Unorthodox Atonement

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 4, 2011 | 7:17 pm

    Sam Childers, the real-life “Machine Gun Preacher” behind the Marc Forster film now in theaters, chewed his signature toothpick in the lobby of the Beverly Hilton Hotel, wearing a Harley Davidson shirt, jeans, black steel-toed boots and a handlebar moustache he’s sported since...