Hollywood Beat: PACIFIC RIM Did Not Fail This Weekend; FRUITVALE STATION More Relevant Than Ever

Peter Martin, Managing Editor

As my colleague James Marsh tweeted, "The people have spoken." He was referring to the victory of Grown Ups 2 (and Despicable Me 2) over Pacific Rim at the U.S. box office this weekend, but the sentiment applies with equal force to the coincidental opening of indie drama Fruitvale Station and the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial in Florida.

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