heroes welcome


Before each summer, Hollywood crows about how its terrific upcoming movies are sure to reach new heights at the boxoffice.

This year, not so much. Sure, executives will talk a blue streak about individual films and slates, and as always there are some potential blockbusters set to unspool.

But this is the first summer in some time in which firm predictions of boxoffice records are harder to find than pure motives in a mob movie. And a new high in admissions? Fuhgeddaboudit.