Fate of the Furious breaks Star Wars box office record with $700 million opening

Star Wars, Harry Potter or indeed the almost century-old comic book legends Batman and Superman may have sprung from a rich creative well, but in a stunning twist all of them have been banished to the box office naughty step. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Fantastic Beasts' enchants the box office with $62-million opening

Warner Bros.' "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" met expectations in winning the box office this weekend, opening in first place with $62.2 million, according to figures from measurement firm Comscore. The "Harry Potter" prequel, a follow-up to 2016's "Fantastic Beasts and Where to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah International Book Fair Draws a Record-Breaking 2.52 Million Visitors

While reporting big attendance numbers, the Sharjah Book Fair this year is most memorable for events affirming its deepening world publishing relationships. The post Sharjah International Book Fair Draws a Record-Breaking 2.52 Million Visitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-11 08:13:34 UTC ]
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Audials One 2020 stream recording suite promises 'ground-breaking recording quality and speed'

Audials AG has released Audials One 2020, a major new version of its comprehensive stream capture suite. The suite brings together all the tools available separately in three other products: Audials Music 2020 (music and audiobook recording), Audials Movie 2020 (video streams) and Audials Radio... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-16 13:08:51 UTC ]
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Part 'Star Wars' homage, part unexpected coming-of-age novel: 'Black Star Renegades'

It’s easy to read Michael Moreci’s debut novel “Black Star Renegades” and compare it to “Star Wars.” After all, the story was inspired by that epic saga. But to characterize it as a retelling or a ripoff wouldn’t do justice to this complex, self-aware and fun romp through space. “Black Star... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Star Wars: How to build your own Death Star

Blueprints for the Death Star battle station that featured in the Star Wars films have been published by maintenance book publishers Haynes.     Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

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2021 PW Star Watch Submissions Open

The seventh annual PW Star Watch is now open for nominations. The deadline for nominations is September 10. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NEA Opens Applications for $135 Million in Grants

The National Endowment for the Arts is now accepting applications for $135 million in grants tied to the American Rescue Program established by Congress in March. Grants start at $50,000 and the deadlines range between the end of July and late September. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley Buys Open Access Publisher for $298 Million

John Wiley has expanded its presence in the open access field with the acquisition of Hindawi, a London-based scientific research publisher of more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific, technical, and medical journals. Wiley paid $298 million for Hindawi, which had 2020 revenue of $40 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama’s ‘A Promised Land’ Breaks NPD BookScan’s Nonfiction Records

Year's End: An already exceptionally busy year for nonfiction gets even hotter as US adult nonfiction print sales move 257 million units. The post Obama’s ‘A Promised Land’ Breaks NPD BookScan’s Nonfiction Records appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-10 16:54:32 UTC ]
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Rupert Grint breaks Sir David Attenborough's Instagram record

Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint racked up a million followers in just over four hours. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2020-11-17 16:59:20 UTC ]
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Record-Breaking Submissions Received by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award

The Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Zayed Book Award sees a 23-percent jump in entries activity, Egypt leading in its number of submissions. The post Record-Breaking Submissions Received by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-26 14:46:42 UTC ]
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Totnes Bookshop closes in box office development plan

Totnes Bookshop in south Devon is being closed in its current form by the trust that owns its lease and will reopen as a box office for local events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-19 11:36:36 UTC ]
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Can’t get enough Game of Thrones or Star Wars? New editions on cult favorites are here to satisfy.

Escape again into the worlds created by George R.R. Martin, Ray Bradbury, Lewis Carroll and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-06 10:57:16 UTC ]
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Trump Tell-All Breaks S&S Record; PRH India Signs Sourcebooks, Fitzcarraldo

Industry Notes: The bestseller by Donald Trump's niece is going into its 14th printing. And Penguin Random House India inks deals with US, UK independents. The post Trump Tell-All Breaks S&S Record; PRH India Signs Sourcebooks, Fitzcarraldo appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-16 15:20:59 UTC ]
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Hodder wins record-breaking ex-Special Forces soldier's memoir

Hodder & Stoughton has won at auction the memoir of ex-Special Forces soldier and record-breaking mountaineer Nims Purja MBE. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 14:18:55 UTC ]
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Submissions Open for 2020 PW Star Watch

Nominations are now open for the sixth annual PW Star Watch program, organized by Publishers Weekly and Frankfurter Buchmesse. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What’s With All of the Star Wars Manga?

Wondering why there are STAR WARS manga adaptations of middle-grade and young adults prose versions of the stories? We have thoughts. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-26 11:34:14 UTC ]
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New Fronts Will Open in the Media Union Wars in 2020

In 2019, the organizing wave that began rising in 2018 crested, with employees at digital publishers including Quartz, BuzzFeed News, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-01-02 15:55:48 UTC ]
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New fronts will open in the media union wars in 2020

In 2019, the organizing wave that began rising in 2018 crested, with employees at digital publishers including Quartz, BuzzFeed News, Wirecutter and The Ringer and legacy media companies such as Hearst and NBC News all organizing. Over the past five years, the ranks of the Writers Guild of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-02 05:01:11 UTC ]
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