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die hard hanging Best of the Week: Die Hard and White House Down Face off, Remembering Independence Day and More

Film Face-off: ‘Die Hard’ vs. ‘White House Down’ by Jeff Bayer

The Best Cinematic Bad Guys Who Are Also Good Guys by Evan Saathoff

The Good, the Bad, the Bogus: Movie Sidekicks by Peter Martin

Watch: The Schmoes Review ‘The Lone Ranger’ and ‘Despicable Me 2′ by Movies.com

Why Are We So Obsessed with the ‘Despicable Me’ Minions? by Perri Nemiroff

The 5 Most Memorable Movie Scenes with Fireworks by Christopher Campbell

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mos 41140c Superman Movies: Why Is It So Hard for Hollywood to Get the Man of Steel Right?Warner Bros.

It’s not hard to imagine the executives at Warner Bros. looking at a chart of Marvel’s successful superhero movies over the last decade and a half — including five “X-Men” movies, four “Spider-Man” films, three “Iron Man” smashes, plus successful franchise-launchers “Thor” and “Captain America” and massive group hit “The Avengers.” Then, the Warner suits look at the same period’s superhero smashes based on characters from… Continue reading Superman Movies: Why Is It So Hard for Hollywood to Get the Man of Steel Right?

  • ‘Gangster Squad’

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> 01/11/2013 <strong>What It’s About:</strong> From director Ruben Fleischer (“Zombieland”), “Gangster Squad” follows a group of 1940s rouge cops (Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin) who will stop at nothing to catch L.A.’s most wanted criminal (Sean Penn).

  • ‘Movie 43′

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> 01/25/2013 <strong>What It’s About:</strong> Starring 28 (!) celebrities, directors ranging from Peter Farrelly to James Gunn to Brett Ratner plumb the depths of the “ensemble comedy” to bring

  • “Warm Bodies”

    <strong>Written By: </strong>Isaac Marion, a Seattle-based writer and musician who captured the zombie zeitgeist with his critically acclaimed 2011 novel for teens. <strong>On the Page: </strong>R is an unconventional zombie. He’s conflicted about his lot in life and finds himself attracted to Julie, the girlfriend of his last victim. He curbs his New Hunger for her brains and shuttles her off to his zombie loft in an airplane

  • diehard5 131f Box Office Report: A Good Day to Die Hard is #1, but Not By MuchHere’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

    1. A Good Day to Die Hard – $ 25.0 million

    2. Identity Thief – $ 23.4 million

    3. Safe Haven - $ 21.4 million

    4. Escape from Planet Earth - $ 16.0 million

    5. Warm Bodies – $ 9.0 million

    6. Beautiful Creatures – $ 7.4 million

    7. Side Effects - $ 6.3 million

    8. Silver Linings Playbook - $ 6.0 million

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