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By Peter Oberth

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Weekend Wrap-Up (04/15/2013)

Weekends are generally extremely slow for news.  Most studios, labels and publishers wait until weekdays to reveal anything new so we can waste our time at work with it instead of our free time on the weekends.  Unfortunately, the biggest news on weekends generally comes from a celebrity death and this weekend is no different.  What do they say about Death and Box Office?  It's the only guaranteed weekend news, that's what...

Deftones' Chi Cheng dies at 42
Deftones Bassist Chi Cheng Dead at 42

It has been 5 years since Deftones bassist Chi Cheng was involved in a car accident so bad that it put him into a permanent coma.  Unfortunately, Cheng was never able to recover and his heart stopped this weekend.  His mother writes a touching letter to fans as music loses a new rock pioneer...Read More

'The Avengers' cleans up at MTV Movie Awards
MTV Movie Awards: 'The Avengers,' 'Silver Linings Playbook' Take Top Honors
'The Avengers' and 'Silver Linings Playbook' take the big "honors".  If you can call it an honor at an awards show that also features an award for "Best Kiss", "Best WTF Moment" and "Best Shirtless Performance".  Oh well, they were both great movies so this doesn't take AWAY from that, right? ...Read More

42 wins at the box office
Box Office Report: Baseball Pic '42' Scores With a $27.3 Million Opening
Always in an effort to stay ahead of its original inspiration (Scream), the "minds" behind the Scary Movie franchise unleashed their 5th outing this weekend to a tepid audience while Jackie Robinson pic '42' cleaned up with arecord opening for a basball flick.  Jackie Robinson breaks new ground again...Read More

That's it.  Oh, also the new trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire...

And a 'Zod' teaser for Man of Steel...