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Arrested Development season 4 review: meh

Notice how this shot is clearly green-screened? Yeah, get ready for a lot of that.

The new season of Arrested Development is a dud. Much like a former lover who saunters back into your life after an extended absence…something’s just not quite right.

Sure, there are flashes of the chemistry that initially drew you to each other. But in the end you’re left with a hollow feeling and knowing that some things are best fondly remembered rather than trying to rekindle them.
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5 reasons Man of Steel looks awesome

DC and Warner have a lot riding on June 14, when Man of Steel hits theatres. But according to the film’s third trailer, things have moved in the right direction for Superman. Have a look here:

Here’s five reasons why Man of Steel looks like it’s poised to kick ass:

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The Dark Knight Rises Shooting

The now-infamous “Dark Knight shooting” took place in Aurora, east of downtown Denver early Friday.

The unfortunately named “Dark Knight shooting” is unfair on just about every level.

To clarify, this is a shocking and tragic incident, and no one is worse off than those who were killed or injured, and their families. No one can imagine their pain, and no one should forget that pain trumps any kind of anger or irritation felt by anyone else.

But there are other issues at play here, and things that need to be said.

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The history of Spider-Man

The new Amazing Spider-Man film pulled in $65 million in its first weekend at the box office — respectable, but far short of its predecessor.

Each of the films in the original Spider-Man trilogy managed to grab over $100 million on opening weekend, which seems to signify that fans might be suffering from a little spidey-fatigue, as it’s only been five years since the last Tobey Maguire-led effort.

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The new Dark Night Rises trailer

All signs point to this film being a worthy ending to Christopher Nolan‘s Batman mythos.

It also seems fairly evident that Tom Hardy has done some vocal overdubs for Bane, meaning that audiences shouldn’t have to endure an overly mumbly super-villain.

Now it’s just a painstaking couple of months wait until this gem hits theatres.

The Avengers crossover threat

Every Marvel fanboy’s silver screen wet dream is but a couple of weeks away.

On May 4, years of hinting and strategically planted ideas in a slew of comic book movies will culminate when The Avengers hits theatres.

Considering the success of Iron Man, Captain America and Thor, The Avengers will almost certainly make heaps of cash. But aside from the sheer spectacle of seeing all these characters onscreen at the same time, it’s also bringing crossovers to movie-goers in a huge way.

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