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92991304700529 pib001 1 1 Weekend Box Office: Puss in Boots Sets Halloween Record
These ‘Boots’ were made for walking — all over the box office competition. ‘Shrek’ spinoff ‘Puss in Boots’ easily won the weekend, not only outpacing two other new wide releases by a wide margin, but also setting a record for the biggest Halloween weekend opening ever.

The fencing feline voiced by Antonio Banderas purred his way to an estimated $ 34 million… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Puss in Boots' Sets Halloween Record

paranormalactivity3boxoffic Paranormal Activity 3 Sets New October Record with $54 MillionThe ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office.

Paramount Pictures’ Paranormal Activity 3 set a new October opening record with an estimated $ 54 million from 3,321 domestic theaters, an average of $… Continue reading Paranormal Activity 3 Sets New October Record with $54 Million

Horror threequel/prequel ‘Paranormal Activity 3′ scared up a frightful amount of money this weekend, setting a record for the biggest horror movie opening ever. With an estimated $ 54.0 million opening, it handily defeated this weekend’s other two new wide releases, ‘The Three Musketeers’ and ‘Johnny English Reborn.’

Even before it opened, ‘Paranormal 3′ had scared off most of the usual October horror competition. It was expected to open big, in… Continue reading 'Paranormal Activity 3' Sets Horror Movie Record: Box Office Report October 21-23

Steve Jobs wanted to create a fully integrated line of Apple TV sets with “the simplest user interface you can imagine.”

According to a report in The Washington Post reviewing Walter Isaacson’s new biography of the Apple co-founder, Jobs saw the company’s current Apple TV-branded set-top boxes as merely the starting point for conquering the home theater space.

The Post quoted from the book:

“He very much wanted to… Continue reading Steve Jobs planned revolutionary TV sets


The Walking Dead returned for Season 2 on Sunday and promptly made a wasteland of the record books. 7.3 million people (editor’s note: !!!) tuned in to watch the season opener, and of that ginormous number, 4.8 million of them were in the coveted 18-49-year-old age range. That last factoid is a basic-cable record and was good enough for a 3.8 rating, higher than anything on TV… Continue reading News Briefs: The Walking Dead Sets Cable Ratings Records