Movie theater box office numbers are up and Hollywood is hopeful that, like the economy, it's showing signs of life. So far this year there have been three huge hits: Contraband, The Devil Inside and Underworld Awakening 3D. Kim and John banter about how there may not be many adults out there who've seen these films but that's okay with Hollywood because they've tapped the coveted teen demographic. And there are hopes that with Hunger Games, based on a successful young adult novel series, on the horizon in March, the movies may be able to lure teenagers back to the theaters.
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