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  1. profiles in board game courage
    Berg Played an Actual Navy Captain in BattleshipWho won?
  2. The Complete Guide to Everything: The Movies of 2012 This week Tim has had enough of Christmas and would like you all to stop even though Christmas ended nearly a week ago. Also Tom becomes a […]
  3. the games people play
    Hungry Hungry Hippos Movie Actually HappeningIt’ll be a cartoon.
  4. your box office explained
    A Proposal for Fixing Hollywood’s Box-Office ProblemAfter a terrible summer, does Tinseltown need a bailout?
  5. ah memories
    Things We Can’t Forget From This Summer’s MoviesAlso, we talk about the chems.
  6. your box office explained
    Summer 2012 Box-Office Report Card: Action, Genre, and Superhero EditionThe Dark Knight Rises and The Avengers, yes. Everything else, meh.
  7. box office
    What Summer Movies Were Surprisingly Big Hits Overseas?The American Reunion and Ice Age franchises are shockingly huge abroad.
  8. box office gold
    Snow White Handily Beats Abysmal ExpectationsUniversal execs everywhere unclench.
  9. the industry
    Will Snow White and Battleship Be the Last Straws at Universal?The pricey Snow White looks likely to be yet another in a list of painful bombs for the beleaguered studio.
  10. box office zilch
    Men in Black 3’s Weaker-Than-Expected OpenerJust $70 million for four-day holiday weekend.
  11. vulture recommends
    Vulture Recommends: David Edelstein’s Films to See This Memorial Day WeekendSteer clear of Men in Black III, check out Battleship.
  12. analysis
    Five Consequences of the Sinking of BattleshipWhen a movie this expensive fails, there are bound to be ramifications well beyond the home port.
  13. sunk
    Your Box Office Explained: The Avengers Cruises by BattleshipThe Avengers bests three newcomers to make $55 million in its third weekend.
  14. box office zilch
    Battleship Sinks With $25 Million Opening WeekendWho did the sinking?: The Avengers.
  15. acting
    Read Every Line of Dialogue Rihanna Says in BattleshipIt’s a master class in one-line exclamations.
  16. david edelstein
    Movie Review: Battleship Is Enjoyably TerribleIf you’re marveling at the irony of Americans and Japanese teaming up to fight an alien sneak attack at Pearl Harbor, you ain’t seen nothing yet.
  17. clickables
    See Where Action Films Will Go After BattleshipRock, Paper, Scissors: The Movie.
  18. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Brooklyn Decker Was Kinda Turned On by RihannaPlus: Jimmy Fallon wasn’t ready for Taylor Kitsch’s jelly, and more, in our daily late-night roundup.
  19. wes anderson
    See What It Would Look Like If Wes Anderson Directed BattleshipBut can Rihanna play coy?
  20. clickables
    Watch Battleship Director Peter Berg Confront a Reporter About Israel“Are you a draft dodger?”
  21. vulture's summer movie preview
    Blockbuster Math: What’s the Formula for 2012’s Summer Movies?Rock of Ages = Poison, Warrant, and Whitesnake x a half-off wig sale at Spencer Gifts
  22. vulture's summer movie preview
    An Infographic Guide to This Summer’s MoviesHelpful pie charts and graphs explaining Battleship, Magic Mike, Prometheus, and more.
  23. vulture's summer movie preview
    F, Marry, Kill: The 2012 Summer Movie EditionThe very crass party game, now applied to the season’s most anticipated films.
  24. battleship
    Watch Taylor Kitsch and Alexander Skarsgard in a Clip From BattleshipAnd the Oscar does not go to these guys (but our hearts still go pitter patter).
  25. box office gold
    Battleship Opens Strong Overseas While Hunger Games Still Dominates at Home Hunger Games’ global earnings officially top $500 million.
  26. calendar fun
    Why Did Battleship Open a Month Early in Europe? Blame SoccerAnd rugby. And cricket. And the Olympics. Those Europeans, with their sports!
  27. clickables
    Watch Things Explode in the First Clip From BattleshipAlso, a brief glimpse of Landry!
  28. trailer mix
    Latest Battleship Trailer: Rihanna, ReloadedBut no Alexander Skarsgard.
  29. the star market
    The Star Market: How Many Big Chances Will Taylor Kitsch Get? Not too many more.
  30. battleship
    See the International Battleship Posters, Featuring Rihanna, Liam Neeson, and Alexander SkarsgardSerious posters for a serious board game movie.
  31. the industry
    What Hollywood Can Learn From the End of Universal’s Ill-Fated Hasbro DealThe pact was meant to signal the end of the movie star. Nothing got made, and now Candy Land is at Sony with Adam Sandler.
  32. trailer mix
    Which Movie Trailer Won the Super Bowl?Watch them all.
  33. movie posters
    See a Series of Realistic-But-Ultimately-Fake ‘For Your Consideration’ PostersChanning Tatum is “vividly realized”? FAKE!
  34. battleship
    See Rihanna Get Into Character Behind the Scenes of BattleshipHow much is Rihanna like her character Raikes? Probably a lot.
  35. A Look Back at 2011’s Many Inception-Like Movie TrailersBRAMMM! BRAMMM!
  36. New Battleship Trailer: Have You Seen Transformers B-4?Peter Berg will C-2 it that you’re reminded of Hasbro’s other toy franchise.
  37. feuds
    James Cameron Not a Fan of Board-Game MoviesHe sends a volley of haterade in the direction of Universal’s ‘Battleship.’
  38. exclusive
    Ron Meyer May Be Sunk at Universal: Was a Roster of Board-Game Movies His Final Mistake?Sources tell Vulture that several candidates, including former Disney studios chief Dick Cook, have been approached about replacing Universal Studios president and COO Ron Meyer.
  39. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Caine, NeesonPlus: Billy Ray Cyrus and son to investigate conspiracy theories on Syfy.
  40. battleship
    Brooklyn Decker to Sink Your BattleshipWe liked ‘Mars Attacks!,’ so we’ll keep an open mind on this one.
  41. rihanna
    Rihanna to Make Film Debut Opposite Pair of Rude BoysPop star joins ‘Battleship.’
  42. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Skarsgard, CooperPlus: Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum take a ‘Vow.’
  43. go directly to jail
    Ridley Scott Tries to Explain His Monopoly Movie“Do I have to show the game, with people running around on a board, with the large houses and funny top hats and that sort of thing?”
  44. choices
    Update: Jeremy Renner Passes on BattleshipBummer.
  45. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Jack Black Plans to Rescue TVPlus: Taylor Kitsch to take his long hair on a ‘Battleship’.
  46. wtf
    Battleship Director Peter Berg Explains the Right Way to Make a Board-Game MovieAliens are involved.
  47. toyetic
    Hollywood Wants to Know What’s Easier Than Merchandizing Films About ToysThe answer: Not a thing. And Mr. Potato Head is laughing all the way to the bank.
  48. the industry
    Peter Berg Officially SunkPlus: Ed Harris! Tia Carrere!
  49. vulture studios
    Vulture’s Proposed Movie Plots for Beloved Games and ToysAre these optioned entities impossible to adapt? We think not.
  50. the industry
    Sean Penn to Play Rock-Star Nazi HunterPlus: ‘Battleship: The Movie.’