Hollywood blockbusters getting it wrong

Again, already? Formula: bad for babies and movies. Even Channing Tatum’s immense box office appeal couldn’t save White House Down (ditto Johnny Depp and The Lone Ranger), and the problem has to do with movie ennui — we’ve already seen all those stunts and special effects, we know that underdog hero, the jokes are tired, those are visual cliches and we’ve already eaten quite enough of that particular cinematic cheese. 5. Mercenary intentions Movies are a business, obviously, but the financial side of it all has so overwhelmed the creative side that a lot of people would prefer to stay home and watch HBO (Game of Thrones pictured).
Source: http://www.torontosun.com/2013/07/14/hollywood-blockbusters-getting-it-wrong

Police declare unlawful assembly in Hollywood; make arrests

to about 6:45 p.m. Police emphasized that most of the protesters were peaceful. But there have been several splinter groups from the main protest that have been more aggressive, officials said. LAPD Cmdr. Andy Smith said some demonstrators threw rocks and D-cell batteries at police near the corner of Washington Boulevard and 10th Avenue. Police responded by firing bean bags at demonstrators and arresting at least four people.
Source: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-trayvon-martin-protesters-gather-in-front-of-cnn-20130715,0,1397487.story?asdf

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