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Think Like a Man Beats Out The Hunger Games at the Box Office and Online

Image from: Just Flick A few weeks ago we wrote about how The Hunger Games was exploding online; the official movie website saw a huge increase in traffic, and the movie even showed up as a search referral to Fandango.com. Then this morning, reports came in that Think Like a Man, a movie based off of Steve Harvey’s best selling book, had beat out The Hunger Games in the box

Oscars 2012, Will Anyone be Watching?

Image from: Tatiana Popova / Shutterstock Now that Super Bowl XLVI has aired (with a home team loss), I’ve been thinking about the next big event for network TV: The 84th Academy Awards. While the trend for Super Bowl viewership has been rising for several years now (the 2011 game was the most watched program in TV history), Oscar’s ratings have been on the decline. After a positive bump in 2010, ratings

Summer Superhero Showdown

I spend a lot of time at the movies. And just as December is always packed with “serious” films vying for Oscar nominations, summer is the time for big special effects filled action movies. This summer’s action roster had even more in common than usual, no less than four separate movies based on well-known comic book super heroes were released: ‘Thor’, ‘X-Men First Class’, ‘Green Lantern’, and ‘Captain America’. As