Sunday, July 29, 2012

'Dark Knight Rises' wins sluggish weekend box office

"The Dark Knight Rises" took in another $64 million over the weekend to bring its domestic box office total to $248 million since its July 20 debut.

'Dark Knight Rises' wins sluggish weekend box office

Sunday, July 22, 2012

'Dark Knight Rises' reportedly earns $160 million

I went to see 'The Dark Knight Rises" this weekend. I can't remember the last time a film has disappointed me this much. It's by far the weakest of the Nolan trilogy. Awful plot. Most of the cast phoned in their performances. My recommendation? Wait for it on DVD/Blu-ray.



'Dark Knight Rises' reportedly earns $160 million

Monday, July 16, 2012

The Mercury's Community Media Lab Opens Friday

Pottstown, Pa., will be host of what could be a big part of the future of journalism: a Community Media Lab.

The Mercury will hold a grand opening Friday for the Community Media Lab, a first for Pennsylvania and one of the first-of-its-kind facilities in the entire nation.

The Community Media Lab is a state-of-the-art open newsroom project of Digital First Media, a pioneering communications company. 

The public is invited to attend the grand opening between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at The Mercury, which is located at the intersection of Hanover and King streets in Pottstown. 

From a Mercury article announcing the event:
The new lab is one of 10 “open door” community projects announced earlier this year by Digital First Media, which manages Journal Register Co., The Mercury’s parent company.

It will offer public access to newspaper archives, free Wi-Fi and use of computers in a coffeehouse atmosphere.

In the future, wall space in the lab will be available for student art displays, community group forums, political debates and workshops on blogging, writing resum├ęs, job searches and producing videos, said Mercury editor Nancy March.

“The Community Media Lab is an extension of an initiative we started two years ago with our Town Square blogging network, and with this joint opening, it now involves downtown business,” she said.
The Mercury’s Community Media Lab opens on Friday

The Best and Worst Pixar Films

Here's one fan's opinion of the best films released by Pixar:

1) Finding Nemo
2) Toy Story
3) The Incredibles
4) Toy Story 2
5) Monsters, Inc.
6) Wall-E
7) Ratatouille
8) Up
9) Toy Story 3
10) Brave
11) A Bug's Life
12) Cars
13) Cars 2

Notice that the last three releases are in the lower tier in terms of quality. Pixar film quality has declined dramatically since its acquisition by Disney.

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While Batman lurks, 'Ice Age' tops box office

While Batman lurks, 'Ice Age' tops box office

Star Wars 'Call Me Maybe'

'2016: Obama's America' Teaser Trailer

Sunday, July 8, 2012

'The Avengers' movie mistakes, goofs and bloopers

The Avengers movie mistakes, goofs and bloopers

Weekend Box Office: 'Spider-Man' earns $65M

"The Amazing Spider-Man" made an estimated $65 million over the weekend to claim the No. 1 spot at the box office. It's opening week gross is estimated at $140 million so far.

Weekend Box Office: Not-So-Amazing Spider-Man Swings To Top Spot - CinemaBlend.com

'Resident Evil Retribution' - Official Trailer

Ernest Borgnine: Unlikely superstar

Ernest Borgnine: Unlikely superstar – USATODAY.com

Ernest Borgnine, Star of 'McHale's Navy,' Dead at 95

Ernest Borgnine, Star of 'McHale's Navy,' Dead at 95

'Beasts of the Southern Wild' one of 2012's most acclaimed movies

'Beasts of the Southern Wild' one of 2012's most acclaimed movies