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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Despicable Me 3’ and ‘Baby Driver’ Open at the Top

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for, Edgar Wright fans: did the filmmaker’s action-packed Baby Driver score big with audiences? Or does this weekend belong to sequels, sequels, and more sequels? This weekend was always going to belong to Despicable Me 3— it’s a big hit with the kiddos, don’t you know— but there’s definitely some room for optimism in how the rest of the weekend Top 10 shook out. Here’s the numbers as of Sunday afternoon:

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Wendy Reed/Townsquare Media
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Check Out Some of the Photos From the Amway Family Fireworks

A huge thank you to all who came out to the Amway Family Fireworks on Saturday, July 1! We had an amazing time at Ah Nab Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids listening to the awesome music from the 338th Army Band, Upstage Crew, DJ Composition, and Hey Marco...

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Paramount Sets a Release Date Befitting a Blockbuster for ‘Top Gun 2’

Let me make this perfectly clear: I’m less of a Top Gun fan and more of a fan of putting Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer in more blockbuster movies, but the end result is pretty much the same: I am ready for a little Top Gun 2 action. The long-rumored film — or perhaps just long-desired film — was finally confirmed by Cruise earlier this year, and now Paramount Pictures is cranking up the movie-making machine to deliver on the promise of more midair dogfights and subtle homoeroticism. With Cruise back, and Kilmer hopefully soon to follow, this could be the perfect throwback to the heydays of studio filmmaking of the late ’80s and early ’90s.

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Ride to Replace ‘Wench Auction’ With Something Way Less Uncomfortable to Watch

The Pirates of the Caribbean ride in Disneyland and Disney World is a fun time: Jack Sparrow is there, planning another one of his escapades amongst scenes that are half new and half a collection of greatest hits from the movies. One of these original scenes, the “Wench Auction” will no longer be a part of the ride, Disney Parks announced today. Instead, it will be replaced with something way less uncomfortable and, hopefully, more entertaining.

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Michael Krinke/ Thinkstock
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Good or Bad Idea? Some Michigan High Schools Now Have Late Start [Poll]

It's been a topic of discussion for years - should high schoolers have a later start time? There's positives and negatives to both sides of the discussion but a school district in Michigan has now changed the game leaving it up to the student...

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Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
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How Would You Feel If Facebook Ended the Ban on Sex Offenders?

A recent Supreme Court decision found that laws barring access to social media sites is unconstitutional. So now, the National Association for Rational Sex Offense Laws has contacted Mark Zuckerberg, and issued a press release, calling for Facebook to end its ban on Sex Offenders. How do you feel about this?

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