An Enterprising, Entertaining Weekend at the Movies

The crew of the USS Enterprise showed up early this weekend aboard the “Star Trek Into Darkness,” arriving at the #1 spot at the North American box-office with $70.6 million, thrilled to be in such dark, but entertaining company. Among the “company” Kirk and Spock kept was the “Iron Man 3,” who graciously took a step down to the #2 spot, collecting $35.2 million during this week’s travels. “The Great Gatsby” continued his party as well as his quest to reunite with a lost love on the exclusive island known as #3, accumulating $23.4 million in party funds. Looking for a crime caper offering no “Pain and Gain” among the select but inept body building clique? One was found at the #4 spot with $3.1 million. “The Croods” made a comeback at #5 with $2.75 million.
This weekend, our heroes clashed with criminals (and animated cavemen) as the rich and infamous followed the light out of the shadows. Our cast proved that age-old adage, it truly is “Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness,” as the dark of a cinematic night brought out the most brilliant of stars, traveling through seaside days to starry nights, leading the way toward an illuminating, blockbuster summer…

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