"Super 8" dominates film chatter online

From CBS News

"Super 8" managed to exceed expectations this weekend with a domestic haul of $37 million. Internationally, the sci-fi flick took in $6.7 million. The Paramount release also performed well on Facebook and Twitter over the weekend.

On Facebook, "Super 8's" most active page tacked on an impressive 66,101 new Likes for a total of 123,280 by the end of Sunday. On Twitter, the film racked up 35,912 tweets. That level of online activity bodes well for the film's chances at the box office in the weeks to come.

Joel Courtney