The Lone Ranger and Tonto: Despicable Them

UH-OH SILVER! DEPT.

Disney’s big summer movie, The Lone Ranger, opened last week — and although it got savaged by the critics, it made up for those poor reviews by getting absolutely demolished at the box office by Despicable Me. Since nobody gave a sweet kemosabe about the masked man, maybe the filmmakers would’ve done better if they’d mooched off the success of an actual hit…

Why "The Avengers" Made $200 Million Last Weekend

THINKING OUTSIDE OF THE BOX OFFICE DEPT.

Over the weekend, The Avengers shattered all box office records, raking in over $200 million domestically. Why were so many Americans willing to shell out their hard-earned unemployment checks to go see a bunch of guys in Spandex blow up stuff? You don't have to be Batman to deduce that the reasons were many.

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