School starts in less than a month for most kids, but school shopping has been in full swing for weeks. The back-to-school section has been set up for weeks at the Walmart in Andover, Minn. and store manager Todd VanStraten says two big trends have emerged.
“Tentpole” is hardly the word for The Avengers. Depending on how you slice it up, more than $1 billion went into the making of this particular fanboy event. So, no, it’s no “tentpole.” It’s the Big Frickin’ Top.
Both of this week’s high-profile new movie releases — the romantic comedy Friends with Benefits and the superhero adventure Captain America: The First Avenger — can be said to suffer from interchangeability.