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06-06-12, 01:50 PM
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I was taking a look through Windows 8's Video app (http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/06/ditching-zune-for-xbox-a-new-look-at-windows-8-media-apps/) and I noticed an advertisement for the new Adam Sandler movie,*That's My Boy, which takes a look at the lighter side of, uh, statutory rape (he fathers a son in his early teens with a schoolteacher). Curious as to just how they could make a comedy from such an unlikely premise, I clicked the ad.

http://cdn.arstechnica.net//wp-content/uploads/2012/06/adam-sandler-website-640x359.png (http://cdn.arstechnica.net//wp-content/uploads/2012/06/adam-sandler-website.png)I am on the edge of my seat. I literally cannot wait to find out about this excellent movie. (http://cdn.arstechnica.net//wp-content/uploads/2012/06/adam-sandler-website.png)


The ad opened up the film's website in the Metro-style Internet Explorer browser; this will be the default on any Windows 8 machine. The site's homepage is just a splash screen; you have to click through to see the meat of the site. Which I did.

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I was greeted with an essentially blank page saying that I need to have Flash installed.

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