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    Box Office, Apes Hold The Top Spot

    Three new movies from three of the most popular genres – Horror, Family-friendly Animated and Comedy – opened over the weekend, but non of them were able to take the #1 spot from Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes.


    In Theaters, Planes: Fire And Rescue

    A new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft.

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    Trailers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the 2014 reboot, finds New York City in peril as Shredder and his Foot Clan control everything with an iron grip.

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    Budget-Conscious Party Themes for Kids

    Here are a few ideas to achieve the nearly impossible—a great birthday party for your child without breaking the bank.

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    Box Office, A Great Dawn for the Apes

    Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes easily ruled at the box office with $72.6 million in it’s opening weekend.

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    Free Downloadable Plans for Outdoor Party Games

    ThinkFun’s Big Games Menu is the perfect entertainment solution for your next birthday party or summer BBQ.

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    In Theaters, Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

    Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes is the sequel to the Planet of the Apes reboot, Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

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    Life-Size Darth Vader Figure

    Have an extra eight grand laying around? Then you should definitely consider the Life-Size Darth Vader Figure from Sideshow Collectibles.

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    The TODAY Show: Rainy Day Activities for Summer Days Indoors

    In July, most families are out and about enjoying the beautiful summer weather. Pool time, bike riding, beach trips, sprinklers, and water balloons are the gifts of summer, right? But every so often we get rained in and find ourselves stuck inside until the skies clear. Rather than flipping on the TV or computer screen […]

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    Guardians of the Galaxy Extended Trailer

    Here is the recently released, extended trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy.