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Annabelle, the demon doll spinoff from last year's breakout hit The Conjuring, opens Friday, and analysts are projecting it will take in roughly $25 million for Warner Bros. and New Line over the weekend. That would easily be the top opening of the year for the genre.
After temporarily shuttering its doors in late August, announcing takeover of theater programming and throwing digital out the window, celluloid defender Quentin Tarantino has reopened the New Beverly in Los Angeles.
The company looks at the new number (yes, it oddly skipped a number) as an indication of the direction it's taking with the OS; Microsoft says it'll be "the most comprehensive platform ever," featuring a full range of products that'll be placed under the Windows 10 umbrella as part of "one tailored experience."
Backblaze produced its first set of drive reliability figures at the end of 2013, when it had 27,134 hard drives plugged in. This new set of data, produced at the end of June 2014, tracks how those original hard drives are doing and the reliability of some newer drives, mostly the 4TB Seagate Desktop HDD.15 and HGST Megascale 4000.B.
The three top films outperformed pre-weekend predictions (though the studios do tend to lowball). "The Equalizer" turned out to be among Denzel Washington's best openings, while "The Boxtrolls" performed solidly with family audiences.
While Jeffrey Katzenberg may have found a willing buyer for DreamWorks Animation in the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, one leading Wall Street analyst said Sunday that the reported $3.4 billion price tag is “bad business.”
I’ve talked about 4K before (here, here and here), but I’ve recently done some more 4K jobs that have me thinking again. There’s so much hype around it that you really have to wonder if it’s “the Emperor’s new clothes.”