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Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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‘Men In Black III’ Dominates Memorial Day Weekend Box-Office

By Scott Mendelson

I don’t know how much Men In Black III actually cost. I don’t know the details of the behind-the-scenes turmoil that shut the film down for a period so the filmmakers could frantically rewrite the screenplay. I don’t know what got removed and what got added or changed along the way. However, the highest compliment that I can pay this third installment in the series, is that none of the backstage drama shows. The story makes sense, there are few real plot holes, and the actors exude confidence and charm in a screenplay that balances trailer-friendly set pieces and gags with genuine storytelling and character growth.

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