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The elephant in the room, as it were. With the economy in the tank and ticket prices growing -- with 3D ticket prices holding a special place of consumer outrage -- audiences are fed up. "LISTEN UP all you spoiled, overpaid sports figures, entertainers, producers and directors. While you all vacation in exotic locations and check your portfolios, may I point out that the Economy SUCKS," commented Gerry Ashley
. "Many of us are out of work. We don't have an extra $50 to go to the movies (ticket plus refreshments)." Most on-demand rentals cost $4.99; DVDs and Blu-rays cost around $20 to purchase. Economically speaking, going to the movies makes less and less sense for people looking to keep costs down. It's a problem Hollywood can't really stop, especially...