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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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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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February 2010 > STOP PRESS

Big deals

Tags: AMC Entertainment , Kerasotes Showplace Theatres , National Amusements

STOPPRESS BIG DEALS As we went to press, AMC Entertainment announced that it had reached an agreement to buy Kerasotes Showplace Theatres. This followed on the heels of an announcement by Rave Motion Pictures that it was buying as many as 35 theaters from National Amusements. Congratulatio...

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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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