Topic: Independence Day (Movie)
Culture Cafe 'Olympus Has Fallen' and 'White House Down': Two action movies put the White House in peril
It seems to come around every so often in Hollywood – this year, the movies with close release dates and similar concepts are 'Olympus Has Fallen' and 'White House Down,' in which enemy forces take over the White House and put the president in peril.
Jobless claims dropped by 26,000 last week, hitting the lowest level seen since March 2008. But experts expect the steep drop in jobless claims to even out in the coming weeks.
A record-high 38 percent of Americans now describe themselves as independents. Republican and Democratic party leaders ignore this growing lack of party allegiance at their peril. Whichever party shifts to accommodate more moderate voters first will survive and even thrive.
Was Shakespeare a fraud? That's the premise of 'Anonymous,' which bends history in classic Hollywood fashion.