Although summer is traditionally the time when major Hollywood  studios release their much-anticipated blockbuster films I recently decided to take in "Cinderella Man," the story of Depression-era boxer, James J. Braddock, who despite insurmountable odds, peaked at the right time and, incredibly, wrested the heavyweight title from favored champion Max Baer.

For some reason, the film, despite an avalanche of publicity and major box-office stars like Russell Crowe, is tanking at the box office. Explanations for the film's lukewarm reception vary, but one industry veteran opined that the movie was released at the wrong time of the year.

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