Super 8

While you were enjoying the child actors in the recent hit movie Super 8, it seems that a convicted sex offender was the one responsible for putting them on screen. According to the Los Angeles Times, Jason James Murphy spent five years in prison after kidnapping an 8-year-old boy in Seattle 15 years ago and… read more

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In a surprise to absolutely no one, Transformers: Dark of the Moon won the box office this weekend, and even set a record in the process. Despite having its opening day moved around more times than anyone could count, the third Transformers movie won the weekend box office even with having been out a few… read more

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Cars 2 sped into first place this weekend, but before you sound the horn, there are a couple caveats. Cars 2 did indeed come in first this weekend with an estimated $68 million, but as Pixar films go, that’s nothing to sing about. Going on attendance as opposed to dollars due to inflation, the second… read more

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Yes, it’s true, a $53.2 million opening weekend is a disappointment in this day and age for big budget films. Add in the fact that Green Lantern was supposed to shepherd in a new age of movies based on DC Comics, and it gets even worse. Where the issues for Green Lantern really kick in… read more

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The latest film from J.J. Abrams, Super 8, had a $37 million opening weekend which surpassed last minute predictions, but still fell short of what the studio was hoping for. On the same weekend last yet, The Karate Kid remake opened to $56 million, far exceeding studio projections, so a low opening for one of… read more

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