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1. Silver Linings Playbook (Starz/Anchor Bay)

2. The Guilt Trip (Paramount)

3. Broken City (20th Century Fox)

4. The Impossible (Summit)

5. A Haunted House (Universal)

6. Gangster Squad (Warner Bros.)

7. Django Unchained (Weinstein/Anchor Bay)

8. Promised Land (Universal)

9. Parental Guidance (20th Century Fox)

10. Life of Pi (20th Century Fox)

This week on the Independent comics page: Roland and Cid discuss the scourge of assclowns in D.C.; The City attends a congressional hearing on the unemployment crisis; Red Meat takes a job at the zoo; and Jen Sorenson guest stars Rick Perry speaking out about fertilizer and regulation.

1. Gangster Squad (Warner Bros.)

2. Django Unchained (Weinstein/Anchor Bay)

3. A Haunted House (Universal)

4. The Impossible (Summit)

5. Promised Land (Universal)

6. Pawn (Starz/Anchor Bay)

7. This Is 40 (Universal)

8. Life of Pi (20th Century Fox)

9. Parental Guidance (20th Century Fox)

10. The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (Lionsgate)

On this week's size-does-matter Independent comics page: The City, in a normal strip and a bonus strip, examines pressure-cooker background checks and Rush Limbaugh's thoughts on the Boston tragedy; Red Meat gets out the butter to keep the monsters away; Roland and Cid stock up on pot roasts before it's too late; and Jen Sorenson ponders buying an elected official.

1. Django Unchained (Weinstein/Anchor Bay)

2. This Is 40 (Universal)

3. Parental Guidance (20th Century Fox)

4. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (New Line)

5. The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (Lionsgate)

6. Lincoln (DreamWorks)

7. Killing Them Softly (Starz/Anchor Bay)

8. Wreck-It Ralph (Disney)

9. Hotel Transylvania (Sony)

10. Stand Off (Ketchup)

Tens of thousands of music-lovers are enjoying the debut day of Coachella 2013's second weekend.

Independent music writer Brian Blueskye and photographer Noelle Haro-Gomez are on the scene, and will be there throughout the weekend. Check CVIndependent.com for regular updates.

Below are some pics of the action from day 1; more will be added throughout the day. (Last updated at 7:45 p.m.) Enjoy!

On this week's exciting Independent comics page: Red Meat clinches along with some bun-tightener videos; The City tackles the springtime phenomenon of Woo Girls; Roland and Cid wonder whether Anne Frank would have indeed been a Belieber; and Jen Sorenson examines gentrification.

1. This Is 40 (Universal)

2. Lincoln (DreamWorks)

3. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (New Line)

4. Life of Pi (20th Century Fox)

5. Parental Guidance (20th Century Fox)

6. Zero Dark Thirty (Sony)

7. Killing Them Softly (Starz/Anchor Bay)

8. Chasing Mavericks (20th Century Fox)

9. Here Comes the Boom (Sony)

10. Red Dawn (MGM)

1. This Is 40 (Universal)

2. Life of Pi (20th Century Fox)

3. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (New Line)

4. Parental Guidance (20th Century Fox)

5. Killing Them Softly (Starz/Anchor Bay)

6. Rise of the Guardians (DreamWorks)

7. Zero Dark Thirty (Sony)

8. Lincoln (DreamWorks)

9. Wreck-It Ralph (Disney)

10. Chasing Mavericks (20th Century Fox)

On this week's comics page, Jen Sorenson tackles Social Security changes; Red Meat does some grooming "south of the border"; The City takes a call at the reference desk; and Roland and Cid ponder the heavenly reunion of Siskel and Ebert.