dark of the moon


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dark of the moon

[¦därk əv thə ′mün]
(astronomy)
The time period of approximately a week at the time of a new moon, when the light of the moon is absent at night.
Any period in which the light of the moon is obscured.

new moon

The moon at conjunction, when little or none of it is visible to an observer on the earth because the illuminated side is away from the person. Also called the change of the moon or the dark of the moon. See age of the moon.
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"Dark of the Moon" is capable of having a little fun with itself.
"Dark of the Moon" launched with $37.7 million domestically Wednesday, down 39 percent from the first day gross of $62 million for 2009's "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen."
A three-disc set comprising Transformers, Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen and Transformers: Dark Of The Moon is also available.
The one-player campaign can be dull and the Dark of the Moon offers little in the way of progress for the Transformers gaming series but, considering it's a movie tie-in, fans will love it and will happily spend hours playing this solid if unspectacular outing for the franchise.
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Following are the top 10 movies at the North American box office for the three-day weekend beginning on July 1, led by the new release "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," according to studio estimates compiled on Sunday by Reuters.
Like its predecessors, Transformers: Dark of the Moon is a ridiculously entertaining thrill-ride that jettisons dialogue and characterisation to deliver two-and-a-half hours of testosterone-fuelled carnage.
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She was reportedly fired from second sequel Dark of the Moon - released this weekend - on the orders of executive producer Steven Spielberg.
Now, Bay is back with "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," which opened in Egypt on Wednesday.
Now, Bay is back with Transformers: Dark of the Moon, which opened in IMAX 3-D yesterday.