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Week in Review

The older we get the faster time flies, and this week was no exception as we woke up on Monday, and before we knew it Sunday was already upon is.  In all the chaos that is our lives, here’s a recap of the week that was. The Intardwebz are full of Trolls, and that is just sad I hear there is a comic convention taking place in the upcoming week. Good thing we have you covered. Harry Potter movie opens, and takes in $100 million world wide in a single day The Major Spoilers Crew plus two sat down to

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Harry PotterMovies

I really thought Transformers or Star Trek would be the big box office buster of the summer, but here it is not quite Friday (check the post date), and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has already hit $100 million worldwide.  Granted only $58.2 million is from U.S. ticket sales, but the one day total is astounding. This is the largest opening for the movie franchise, even though the final book came out two years ago.  I would have thought the first Potter movie would have been the big hit simply because of the fan anticipation.  If this is the

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MoviesThe Crow

The film rights to The Crow franchise is up for grabs, and it looks like Ryan Kavanaugh’s Reality Media will snag it.  When the deal is complete, Stephen Norrington will write and direct a reinvention of the James O’Barr comic book. Ed Pressman produced the 1994 Alex Proyas-directed screen transfer, in which rock musician Eric Draven is murdered trying to rescue his girlfriend from thugs, and returns from the dead one year later to exact vengeance. Though the original became a gothic-style hit that grossed nearly $100 million worldwide, it is primarily remembered for a tragic accident in which star

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HulkIncredible HulkMarvelMovies

While it wasn’t Indiana Jones, or even an Iron Man level take at the box office, the Incredible Hulk did walk away with the top movie this past weekend, taking home an estimated $54.5 million domestically.  That’s a lot of green for the big fellow, and has many believing Marvel has gone two for two in its company owned movie franchise.  Even thought the movie is number one, remember, Hulk did not bring in as much as last year’s Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer ($58 million) or as much as Ang Lee’s take on the Hulk that brought

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