All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Battleship’

USS Somerset Commissioned In Honor Of Flight 93

On March 1, the USS Somerset was commissioned to become a Navy warship to honor Flight 93, which was hijacked and headed for Washington D.C., but crashed in Pennsylvania killing 40 passengers and crew. The plane was one of the four that was hijacked in September 11, 2001. The Navy ship was sponsored to be built on December 2007 by …

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USS Gerald Ford Gets Christened By Navy

The Navy christened its newest, most efficient carrier which will join the fleet in 2016. The USS Gerald R. Ford is the prime ship in the next fleet of aircraft carriers in the Navy. This represents the first new aircraft carrier design in more than four decades. (image) image via Wikipedia The USS Gerald R. Ford is named after President …

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USS Forrestal: Ship Sold For A Penny

NPR reported today that the USS Forrestal was sold to a ship breaker for just one penny. When the ship was built in 1954, it took over 16, 000 engineers and builders to see it come to fruition. The cost of the ship back then was about $217 million — $2 billion today. The gigantic, 1067 foot vessel was sold …

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Battleship Sinks At The Box Office

It looks as though hollywood just might be out of good ideas. The highly advertised, highly touted(by the studio) movie based on a game, “Battleship,” completely bombed at the box office this weekend. The summer blockbuster stars Liam Neeson, Brooklyn Decker, and pop singer Rihanna. It managed to make a measly $25.3 million which is a little over 10% of …

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Battleship: Can the Upcoming Actioner Defeat The Avengers?

“Battleship”, the latest cinematic endeavor from “The Rundown” director Peter Berg, is a big-budget adaptation of the popular board game. However, those expecting to see a movie about kids screaming out coordinates as they attempt to sink the titular vessel are in for a little surprise. Although the film is based on the game — loosely based is probably a …

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Brooklyn Decker Bikini Double-Feature In Theaters Today

Brooklyn Decker may not be a big name right now, but there’s a good chance you’ll know about her soon if you don’t already. She’s got not one but two big movies coming out today: “Battleship” and “What To Expect When You’re Expecting“, the ensemble-comedy based on the book of the same name. With newfound success in Hollywood, the Sports …

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Movie Posters Inspired By Board Games

So pretty much the very first thing that people thought of when they heard that there was a movie being made about the famous bard game Battleship was WTF?! What are they going to think of next? Candyland the game? Movie studios must really have run out of ideas for a movie like this to be made. Well the people …

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