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When Should Movie News Outlets Refuse to Publish Spoilers?

This post comes about from a bit of a debate that has emerged following the revelation of certain spoilers about Iron Man 2. Given that the movie is just out state side, I’m not going to spoil it for anyone stumbling across this page. I just find it an interesting abstract discussion: Are movie spoilers news? Or should web news outlets simply refuse on principle to publish these sorts of rumours?

Nick Fury has his eye on you...

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Why They Have to Make a Twilight: Breaking Dawn Movie…

… and why it must be 100% faithful to the book.

I’m not a Twilight fan. I don’t have the same loathing for it that some do – I try to be a tolerant guy. My aunt and my little sister love the movies and the books, but even if there were unpleasant overtones in the film (give me one thing that isn’t wrong with the Bella-Edward relationship), it’s still the sparkling that rubs me the wrong way. I know I should be more concerned about the pedophilic implications or the abusive nature of the relationship, but I’m not. Vampires don’t sparkle. Anyway, I’m a live and let live sort of guy. My own tastes must appear quite esoterical to anyone viewing from the outside, so I try to give everyone the benefit of the doubt. Still, I stumbled upon a discussion of the last Twilight novel, Twilight: Breaking Dawn, over at Cinematic Happenings Under Development and Rope of Silicon, which I thought actually make it seem like this movie might seem like some classic abstract David Cronenberg masterpiece.

We had an image to go with this, but it was just too intense...

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