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The Amazing Spiderman

Spider-Man Dominates Weekend Box Office

As is to be expected with a tentpole release, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has all but dominated the box office in its opening weekend. Preliminary estimates indicate the film has taken in $92 million since it opened in the U.S., taking its total worldwide gross thus far to a not-unimpressive $369 million. Spidey’s success has […]

Captain America 2

‘Rio 2’ Flies Up To #2 Spot; ‘Captain America 2’ Maintains #1

One of the (albeit minor) surprises of this weekend came when news spread that Rio 2 had pulled in more sales ($12 million) in its opening weekend than the behemoth that is Captain America: Winter Soldier ($11.9 million). Things still remain to be neck and neck for the two sequels, seeing as how current weekend estimates […]

Janelle Monae

Listen To Janelle Monáe’s New Song For ‘Rio 2’

A lot goes into making animated movies memorable. From the music to the technology used to make curly hair realistic; everything is meticulously planned. Some of the catchiest songs have come from movies, a recent one that comes to mind would be “Let It Go” from Frozen. While I don’t think we have an Oscar […]


New ‘Rio 2’ Trailer Promises Many More Blue Macaws

Before we dive into this trailer, here’s a quick recap of what some of you may have missed in the original Rio. The first film told the story of Blu (Jesse Eisenberg), a sheltered blue macaw from Minnesota, falling in love with the wild and free Jewel (Anne Hathaway). Along the way the two were […]