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Real Steel

  1. box office gold
    Paranormal Activity 3 Sets Record for Horror OpeningIs the box-office slump over?
  2. monday morning movie club
    Let’s Discuss Real Steel, From Robots Doing the Robot to the Rope-a-Dope ClicheFor example: Isn’t it time to retire the rope-a-dope as match-winning strategy? And why has it taken this long to see a robot do the robot dance?
  3. Your Box Office Explained: Real Steel Is for Real$27.3 million, and ‘Ides of March’ comes in second.
  4. box office gold
    Real Steel Is Yesterday’s Box Office ChampEarned double what No. 2 Ides of March did.
  5. the anticipation index
    Real Steel Takes a Beating Against the Heavy Hitters on Vulture’s Anticipation IndexThis week’s releases take a dive as Bieber and Rihanna light up the Index.
  6. clickables
    See Hugh Jackman’s Surprisingly Accurate Woody Allen ImpressionHe even keeps his shirt on.
  7. picture if you will ...
    How Hollywood Could Make Five Other Twilight Zone Tales Into Happy-Ending BlockbustersThey did it with ‘Real Steel.’ Why not turn “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet” into a Ryan Reynolds action flick?
  8. movie review
    The Mega-Schmaltzy Americana of Real Steel’Real Steel’ has all the ponderous drama of ‘Raging Bull’ when it’s really the best ‘Battlebots’ episode ever.
  9. awfulsome
    Where Is the Thin Line Between a Good-Bad Movie and a Bad-Bad Movie?’Real Steel,’ which side will you be on?
  10. face-offs
    Droids vs. Cylons, Astro Boy vs. Wall-E: Two Scientists Handicap Vulture’s Ultimate Robot Boxing BracketTwo great minds from Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute factor in everything from reach to lasers.
  11. chat room
    Real Steel Director Shawn Levy on the Societal Implications of Boxing Robots, Suddenly Being in Demand, and Fanning Out on Lost’s Evangeline Lilly“I hesitantly asked, ‘Would it be terrible if I called you Freckles?’”
  12. clickables
    Watch a Shirtless Hugh Jackman Pal Around With a Shirted Sugar Ray LeonardAll in the name of ‘Real Steel.’
  13. trailer mix
    Real Steel Trailer: Jackman Rocks ’Em, Socks ’EmThis is the most awfulsome, over-the-top robot-starring, clank-filled movie trailer we’ve seen all day, which is truly saying something.
  14. party chat
    Hugh Jackman Promises Aronofsky’s Wolverine 2 Will Be ‘Thoughtful,’ ‘Meaty’“[Aronofsky’s] going to make it fantastic. There’s going to be some meat on the bones. There’ll be something to think about as you leave the theater, for sure.”
  15. jackman
    First Image From Jackman’s Reality-Grounded Robot-Boxing Drama, Real Steel, Everything You’d Hoped For“When you give an actor a real thing … you get a more grounded reality to the performance.”
  16. welcome back!
    Evangeline Lilly UnretiresShe’ll star in Hugh Jackman’s ‘Real Steel.’
  17. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Wiig, Dwayne JohnsonPlus: ‘Lost”s Keamy to play another villain.
  18. the industry
    Hugh Jackman to Make a Robot Chase a ChickenPlus: Kat Dennings! Psych! Horses!
  19. jackman
    Jackman to Star in Robot-Fighting Father-and-Son Action-Drama“Jackman is negotiating to play the ex-fighter whose chances of success are hampered by his access to sub-standard robot parts.”