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Here’s your five-day holiday box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II – $ 64.0 million

2. Skyfall – $ 51.1 million

3. Lincoln – $ 34.0 million

4. Rise of the Guardians – $ 32.6 million

5. Life of Pi – $ 30.1 million

6. Wreck-It Ralph – $ 23.0 million

7. Red Dawn – $ 22.0 million

8. Flight – $ 11.3 million

9. Silver Linings Playbook – $ 5.9 million

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cloud atlas book cover Pondering the Massive Cloud Atlas Movie, and Why The Manhattan Projects Needs to Become a MovieThe Sci-fi Book Club: Cloud Atlas Is Experimental Science Fiction at Its Best

Cloud Atlas made its big premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival a few days ago  and it was not surprising that reactions were all over the place. Anyone who has read the book could have predicted that (read the… Continue reading Pondering the Massive 'Cloud Atlas' Movie, and Why 'The Manhattan Projects' Needs to Become a Movie

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2012 03 20 MKothariProfile Why Did The Hunger Games Become Such a Hit in the United States but Battle Royale Did Not?By Monika Kothari, Anthropology and political theory student

This is going to be mostly speculative on my part, because I haven’t read Battle Royale, though it is somewhere on my list. I guess the answer to this depends on what you mean by a “hit”. I think that, taken in context, Battle Royale actually was quite a hit, but it never really… Continue reading Why Did The Hunger Games Become Such a Hit in the United States but Battle Royale Did Not?

erin heatherton 300x400 Victoria’s Secret Angel Erin Heatherton Didn’t Mean to Become a ModelCourtesy Victoria’s Secret

Growing up in suburban Chicago, Erin Heatherton was more into sports and science than style. “I didn’t even know who Kate Moss was,” she admits to PEOPLE. “I didn’t know much about fashion.”

But by the time she turned 16, all that had changed; Heatherton was scouted in Miami, moved to New York and signed with an agency in a matter… Continue reading Victoria’s Secret Angel Erin Heatherton Didn’t Mean to Become a Model

February 8, 2012

internsvaughnwilson Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson to Become Interns ?Wedding Crashers stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson may be reteaming for the comedy Interns at Twentieth Century Fox, reports Vulture. Shawn Levy would direct the film, which the site describes as follows:

“Vaughn and Wilson will play forty-ish company guys who both get laid off in a downsizing. Convinced theyve gone about managing their careers entirely wrong, they resolve to become