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These are also now placed in the "Opinion" section for each movie listed.

Just Released: Jul 29
VACATION R
Moviegoer Opinions:
Based on a theater exit polling of 29 moviegoers: 
There wasn't much of a turnout for this movie so we weren't able to collect very many reviews.
TEENS: As expected, teen males loved "Vacation." The two females also enjoyed it.
TWENTYSOMETHINGS: One male loved it, one enjoyed it very much but two felt it was only an "average" movie (enjoyable but nothing special or memorable). The lone female in this group enjoyed "Vacation" very much.
ADULTS: Just like the critic reviews, the adult reviews vary widely. About half either loved it or enjoyed it very much. The remaining half give very mixed reviews on the low end of the scale. Looking at the very mixed critic and moviegoer reviews it appears to me that your probability of enjoying this movie is more a factor of how well you generally enjoy this type of silly comedy rather than the quality of this specific movie.

Cinema Review Prediction: (before opinions)
Reactions will be best with younger adults, but on the whole reactions should be good. Males will enjoy more than females.

Average critic rating:
Good (Berardinelli, Internet Critic)
Poor (Roger Ebert)
Above Average (Entertainment Weekly)
Very Poor (NY Post)

 ***** 

Released: Jul 24
PAPER TOWNS PG-13
Moviegoer Opinions:
Based on a theater exit polling of 46 moviegoers: 
CHILDREN: One loved it and one enjoyed it very much.
TEENS: GREAT REVIEWS from the ladies! Over 80% loved "Paper Towns." Most of the remaining 20% indicated that they enjoyed it very much.
TWENTYSOMETHINGS: The four males enjoyed it with two indicating they loved "Paper Towns." The four female reviews vary widely. Two enjoyed this movie and two weren't impressed.
ADULTS: Six females enjoyed "Paper Towns" very much and one rated it just "average." One male loved it and one felt it was just an "average" movie (enjoyable but nothing special or memorable).

Cinema Review Prediction: (before opinions)
Reactions will be best with the target of teens and young adults, and on the whole reactions should be good. Females will probably prefer over males.

Average critic rating:
Good (Roger Ebert)
Good (USA Today)
Average (NY Post)

 ***** 

PIXELS PG-13
Moviegoer Opinions:
Based on a theater exit polling of 78 moviegoers: 
These are GREAT REVIEWS especially considering this is an Adam Sandler movie. His movies usually attract young teen males who won't fill out our review questionnaire so we usually just get a small amount of reviews from the parents, which are usually not good. I am one of those who avoid Adam Sandler movies because they are just too silly for my taste. When I saw the very low critic reviews I nearly skipped seeing this movie. I'm glad I didn't. DON'T BELIEVE THE CRITICS! "Pixels" is a much better movie than their reviews indicate. Almost everyone either loved "Pixels" or enjoyed it very much.

Cinema Review Prediction: (before opinions)
Reactions will be good for this action comedy. Younger adults and kids will enjoy best. Males will enjoy more than females.

Average critic rating:
Below Average (Roger Ebert)
Below Average (Entertainment Weekly)
Very Poor (NY Post)

 ***** 

SOUTHPAW R
Moviegoer Opinions:
Based on a theater exit polling of 57 moviegoers: 
WOW! These are FANTASTIC REVIEWS! It's very rare to see reviews this high for a movie targeted at adults. Reviews don't get much better than this. DO NOT MISS "SOUTHPAW."

Cinema Review Prediction: (before opinions)
Reactions will be quite good for this boxing drama. Males will definitely enjoy more than females in general. There should be little difference between older and younger adults.

Average critic rating:
Good (Roger Ebert)
Good (USA Today)
Above Average (Entertainment Weekly)
Below Average (NY Post)

 ***** 

THE VATICAN TAPES PG-13
Moviegoer Opinions:
Opinions are collected opening weekend and will usually be online within a few days.

Cinema Review Prediction: (before opinions)
Reactions will be middling to low for this horror film. Younger adults will enjoy more than older ones. There will be little difference in reactions between the genders.

Average critic rating:
Average (Roger Ebert)

 *****

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