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Summer Blockbusters

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(Paragraph 1) It's a Hollywood trend for major film studios to release big-budget movies in the summer.

(Paragraph 2) A blockbuster is a lavishly produced film that has or is expected to have wide popular appeal and financial success. They usually have well-known actors, the strong possibility of sequels and are heavily advertised for months before they are released.

(Paragraph 3) The top three summer blockbusters of all-time are Marvel's The Avengers (2012), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012).

(Paragraph 4)  Summer 2014 will once again be season of sequels and remakes. Moviegoers can look forward to The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Transformers 4: Age of Extinction, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Expendables 2 and Guardians of the Galaxy.

(Paragraph 5)  Love them or hate them blockbusters are a big part of summer at the movies. Are you planning to see any blockbusters and how do you feel about them?

Now read through these definitions and find the word above that it describes. You can copy the words and paste them into the boxes below. 

  • 1) Paragraph 2 (adverb): "Showing that a lot of money has been spent: "
  • 2) Paragraph 2: "Stories that continue from earlier ones.":
  • 3) Paragraph 2: "When a film is available for people to see":
  • 4) Paragraph 3: "Never beaten, equaled or surpassed."
  • 5) Paragraph 4: "People who go to watch films at the cinema."
  • 6) Paragraph 5: "The act of deciding how to do something:"