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August 2010 > STOP PRESS

Stop Press

by Peter Cane

Tags: Webwatch , the vault

STOPPRESS There has been a lot of head-swiveling this month at Boxoffice—it’s a wonder we don’t all have stiff necks. You see, we’ve been spending our time looking forward and back. Looking back, we’ve all been spending time in the archive, which we are pleased to share with you in our brand ...

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July 2010 > STOP PRESS

Stop Press

by Peter Cane

Tags: Book It! , Christopher Nolan , Inception

STOPPRESS We’ve got a lot of ground to cover this month. Our new websites – BoxOffice.com and BoxOfficeMagazine.com – are covered in the pages that follow. The former delivers a new toolkit for the industry, and the latter carries on our 90-year tradition of reporting and analy...

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June 2010 > StopPress

Online all the time

by Peter Cane

Tags: boxoffice.com , boxofficemagazine.com

STOPPRESS Online all the time B oxoffice went online for the fi rst time in 1994. The Internet was so young that we took several paragraphs to explain exactly what it was to our readers at the time, and those wanting access to our new site had to call Compuserve or Delphi (on a telephone!) to ar...

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May 2010 > STOP PRESS

Unanimous consent

by Peter Cane

Tags: CinemaCon , ShowWest

STOPPRESS UNANIMOUS CONSENT T here were, as usual, lots of spirited discussions at ShoWest this year. Release windows, saturated fats at the concession stand and analog 3-D fueled debates both public and private. But just about every conversation I had started out on the same theme—these ...

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April 2010 > StopPress

Here's to you Bob.

by Peter Cane

Tags: Bob Sunshine , ShowWest , nato

STOPPRESS HERE’S TO YOU, BOB. It is not unheard of for a glass or two to be raised at ShoWest, but this year there will something unique to toast—the close of a great, ten-year run for Bob Sunshine and his team at the helm of the industry’s premier gathering. There will be lots of memories to...

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January 2010 > STOP PRESS

Stop press

by Peter Cane

Tags: John Fithian , digital 3d , nato , twitter

STOPPRESS I used to think 50 was old, until a recent birthday altered my thinking. My thinking was similarly altered as I read this month’s Timecode, which marks Boxoffice’s 90th year in print. As you page through the decades of the magazine’s history, you’ll see some familiar stories. Adaptin...

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December 2009 > STOP PRESS

Stop press

by Peter Cane

Tags: Alvin M. Frank , Ben Rosenstein , Frank Theatres

STOPPRESS Insurance It’s been a big year at the box office and at BOXOFFICE. We’re predicting a $10 billion year for domestic ticket sales, an all-time record. Here at the magazine, we’re ending the year on an up note by welcoming back an old friend to the BOXOFFICE family. Ben Rosenstein, who le...

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