Daily Archives: May 4, 2014

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Finds It Audience – Biff Bam Pop’s Weekend Box Office Wrap-Up Report

While the reviews were far from amazing, there’s no doubt that the fifth film in Spider-Man history got off to a strong start this weekend. Here’s what went down.

The_Amazing_Spiderman_2_posterThe Amazing Spider-Man 2 managed to survive horrid reviews from critics and fans alike to score an impressive $92 million in its opening weekend. While its a far cry from the over $100 million weekends the first and third films scored, its significantly higher than the Amazing Spider-Man’s 2012 three-day total of roughly $72 million (keep in mind, that film was released in the middle of the week, mind you). The film should hold onto the top spot next weekend, but it will likely have a huge drop as audiences stay away from the first real dud in the franchise.
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Orphan Black S02 E03: Mingling Its Own Nature With It

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Sarah, Felix and Kira are on the run, Mrs. S was betrayed, Helena is stuck with the Proletheans, Alison killed the wrong monitor, and Cosima has to find a cure or die. Last week’s episode left us with a few comical situations and lots of unanswered questions. Is Sarah the only clone able to breed? Can Helena get pregnant? Rachael may be the pro-clone, by who holds the strings to her genome? Grab your lymphocytes and meet me after the jump. Read the rest of this entry

May The Fourth Be With You And The Lego Star Wars Visual Dictionary

Happy May the Fourth! There really isn’t any better day to celebrate the world of Star Wars, is there? 2014 is especially exciting, as we begin the countdown to Star Wars Episode VII. I anticipate the next year and a half is going to go by fairly quickly, with teases and trailers and hidden paparazzi shots giving us glimpses of what’s happening on set over in England. In the meantime, I’ll be counting the days by building and then staring longingly at my Lego Star Wars sets. Of course, when I say my, I really my Princesses. It’s all hers.

Ah, who am I kidding?

I’m like the dad in The Lego Movie. Sure, I let my kid play with the mini-figures (she can’t break those), but things like the Escape Pod, the Desert skiff and Jabba’s Palace are all out of arm’s reach. Now, that doesn’t mean we’re not going to play with that stuff together someday. We’re just waiting until she’s a little older.

You know, thirteen or fourteen.
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