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Despite the recent box-office failures of Exodus, Ben-Hur, and Gods Of Egypt, studios continue to fund big-budget movies they hope will achieve blockbuster success. The Onion provides a step-by-step breakdown of how one of these movies becomes a flop:

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ARIES: Sometimes in life, you just need to stop whatever it is you’re doing and take a step back. Actually, maybe it’s two steps back. Yeah, that’s good. Keep going. The stars will let you know when you’re far enough.

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ARIES: Your life’s story will soon play out in front of movie theater audiences across the country, though it’ll only last about 30 seconds and advertise free soft drink refills in the main lobby.

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ARIES: Once the laughter dies down, the party favors are put away, and the monkeys led back inside their cages, you’ll finally be given a chance to explain your side of the story.
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'The Blind Side' An Unexpected Hit

The Blind Side, a drama in which Sandra Bullock takes in and tutors a future all-American offensive tackle, has smashed box office expectations to become a blockbuster hit. What do you think?
  • "I hear there are some icky racial overtones in the movie, but that's just the kind of crazy awkward situation that only a Sandra Bullock character could find love in."

    Lacey Rimbaud Museum Exhibit Builder
  • "If Meryl Streep or Jodie Foster had taken that kid under her wing, he'd have some Super Bowl rings with the Steelers instead of wasting time with the Baltimore Ravens."

    Jeff James Absorption Operator
  • "In that case, maybe I should see it. I'm a huge fan of movies that gross more than $120 million domestically."

    Baxter Roedelius Systems Analyst

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