Jim and James swapping Oscar picks: What could go wrong with that?
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Dear friend of the Monkey Biz, I’m guessing you already have tickets for The Dark Knight Rises this weekend. At the very least, you’re planning to, and are prepared to wait in long lines Friday or Saturday night (wishing you had bought tickets ahead of time) to sit through Christopher Nolan’s final 164 minutes with the Caped Crusader. No other flick dares to go up against Nolan’s threequel this weekend—or … Read More
There’s still more than six months remaining in 2012, and in Hollywood time that means a full season of summer blockbusters, a fall of holiday family-friendly flicks, and a long winter of Oscar bait. But enough of this looking forward, what’s happened so far? Let’s review the past six months in the Monkey Biz.
A glance at box-office tallies over the last decade or so reminds me that I spend quite a bit less time thinking about superheroes than the average American male, aged 18 to 35.
Did The Avengers open?
News and notes.