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Tales From The Box Office: How Skyfall Became The Biggest Bond Movie Ever

(Welcome to Tales from the Box Office, our column that examines box office miracles, disasters, and everything in between, as well as what we can learn from them.)Daniel Craig's debut as 007 came in 2006's "Casino Royale." It simply cannot be overstated just how radical that movie was in comparison to how Pierce Brosnan ended his run with "Die Another Day" just four years earlier. Though Craig's casting was initially met with distaste from certain fans (as the first ever "blond Bond," he was a c...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, Movies, Adele, America, Sony, James Bond, Judi Dench, Box Office, Daniel Craig, North America, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, Avengers, Bond, MGM


Halloween Kills It at the Domestic Box Office

To the surprise of no one, Halloween Kills topped the domestic box office. To the surprise of everyone, Halloween Kills scared up a $50 million debut from 3,705 locations despite the day-and-date release on Peacock’s streaming service. Per Deadline, the slasher pic held extremely well on Saturday, typically the day of death for most horror pics with less than stellar reviews and exit polls, where it dropped just 25 percent to earn $17.2 million. RELATED: The Flash Trailer Teases New & Familiar F...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Ben Affleck, Disney, Sony, Box Office, Daniel Craig, Addams Family, Ridley Scott, 3m, Kong, ComingSoon, Movie News, Domestic Box Office, Warner Bros Legendary, Halloween Kills


A Sinister Six Movie Should Copy Spider-Man: No Way Home & Bring In Miles

Sony’s upcoming Sinister Six movie should take some inspiration from Spider-Man: No Way Home and introduce a new version of Miles Morales. Sony has had plans for a Sinister Six film since The Amazing Spider-Man film franchise was in progress. The second film, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, ended with a clear setup for the villain team, with the Green Goblin (Harry Osborn) and The Gentleman (Gustav Fiers) equipping allies (and possibly members) of Oscorp with advanced weapons and devices. The plans, ...
Tags: Entertainment, Tech, Iron Man, Sony, Marvel Studios, Miles, Tom Holland, Peter Parker, Miles Morales, MCU, Peter Parker Spider Man, Green Goblin, Willem Dafoe, Oscorp, Harry Osborn, Gustav Fiers


International Box Office: ‘Venom 2’ Rips Into $62.3 Million, ‘No Time to Die’ Nears $450 Million Globally

Sony’s “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” loomed large at the international box office this weekend, sinking its prodigious chompers into $62.3 million. That pushes the superhero adventure’s global haul to a muscular $283.7 million. “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” expanded to 44 international markets over the weekend, including such major markets as the U.K., Italy, […]
Tags: News, Italy, Sony, Box Office, International Box Office, No Time To Die, Venom: Let There Be Carnage


Halloween Favorites Take Hold of DEG’s Watched at Home List

Halloween is just around the corner, which means spooky classics are all the rage on DEG’s Watched at Home Top 20 List. The highest entry remains Hocus Pocus at No. 11 followed by 2019’s The Addams Family at No. 12, 2018’s Halloween at No. 15, Beetlejuice at No. 19, and Coraline at No. 20. MORE: The Batman Trailer Shows Robert Pattinson’s Dark Take on Bruce Wayne Speaking of scary movies, M. Night Shyamalan’s Old made its debut on the list at No. 6, while Escape Room: Tournament of Champions lan...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Robert Pattinson, Sony, James Bond, Harry Potter, Streaming, Bruce Wayne, Warner Bros, MGM, DEG, Movie News, Venom Sony, Bodyguard Lionsgate, Free Guy 20th Century Studios, Film Coll Warner Bros


The Flash Teaser: Barry Allen Meets A Batman From Another World

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Tags: Movies, News, Ben Affleck, Sony, Trailers, Batman, Barry, Aquaman, Michael Keaton, Ezra Miller, Kiersey Clemons, Zack Snyder, Nora, Barry Allen, Ron Livingston, Bruce Wayne Batman


3 reasons China in the 2020s could start slowing dramatically like Japan in the 1990s

China's bubbly property sector is in trouble. Jade Gao/Getty Images Japan was the prime threat to the US's economic dominance in the 1980s, but then things went wrong. Now, economists see worrying similarities between China in the 2020s and Japan in the 1990s. China faces high levels of debt, an ageing population, a hostile US, and even a possible financial crisis. Name the Asian country. It has a rapidly expanding economy that has grown wealthy through exports. It has high levels ...
Tags: Asia, Japan, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Beijing, Atlantic, Ford, Sony, Toyota, Donald Trump, General Electric, Imf, Trump, Lai


Where to find Watford vs. Liverpool on TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Watford vs. Liverpool in the US, we have all of the details for you about the Premier League match. The match won’t be shown live on US television, but you can cast the game to your big TV using Roku, Chromecast or one of the other devices mentioned below. League: Premier League Genre: Sports Looking to watch Premier League matches online from your office, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to catch al...
Tags: Apple, Usa, Microsoft, US, Sport, Chromecast, Soccer, United States, Comcast, Premier League, Liverpool, Sony, Lg, Nbc Universal, Watford, Vizio


27 cool gift ideas for the music lover in your life

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. These gifts are perfect for musicians and music lovers alike. Vinyl Me Please/Instagram The music lover in your life can always be found listening to or playing music. Here are 27 gift ideas to fuel their passion for songs, bands, instruments, and any genre of music. Still looking for a great gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we've ever tested. Table of Contents: Masthead Sti...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gift Guide, Music, Etsy, Speakers, Trends, Features, Gifts, Headphones, Sony, Metallica, Gift Guides, Stubhub, Hans Zimmer, Lion King


Sony Rewards Ghostbusters Afterlife Instant Win Game (338 Prizes)

338 WINNERS! Enter the #GhostbustersAfterlife Sweepstakes for a chance to win the Ectoplasmic Prize Pack, plus one of 100+ instant win prizes. #playstation Already a member of Sony Rewards? Use the...
Tags: Sony, Frugality, Sony Rewards, Daily Entries, Ending in December, Instant Win Games, Hobbies & Sports, Entertainment & Music


This Week’s Top Deals from Best Buy Canada

Best Buy Canada has released this week’s online flyer top deals! Shop online and you’ll find the best top deals on headphones, computers, fitness products, kitchen items, and much more! Here are the top deals: Samsung 65TU8000 65″ 4K HDR SMT LED TV was $1,147.99 now $999.99 Asus G10DK R5 4600G /12GB/512/1660 SU was $1,499.99 now $1,299.99 SONY XB900 NC BT OVE HP BLACK was $349.99 now $179.99 SONY WF-SP800N TW NC HP BLACK was $279.99 now $99.99 DJI Mini 2 Fly More Combo was $729.99 now $699.99 ...
Tags: Google, Shopping, Asus, Samsung, Best Buy, Canada, Sony, Canadian Deals & Coupons, Best Buy Canada, Dyson V11 Absolute Pro Cordless Stick


Where to buy a PlayStation 5 - sign up for a chance to buy one directly from Sony during the holidays

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Sony's PlayStation 5 remains hard to find months after its release. Sony Sony's PlayStation 5 launched with two models- the $500 standard PS5 and a $400 digital edition. The PS5 remains difficult to find, but retailers like Best Buy and GameStop restock regularly. Sony has also opened a registration program for gamers to purchase the PS5 by invitation. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky PlaySt...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gaming, Video Games, Newegg, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Features, Playstation, Sony, Seoul, Gamestop, Call of Duty Black Ops, Miles Morales, Tech Insider


Superhero Bits: The Batman Trailer Is Imminent, Killer Croc Arrives On Batwoman & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:"The Batman" trailer is arriving soon."Eternals" has its premiere next week.A new Killer Croc arrives on "Batwoman.""Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2" possible title sets ...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Marvel, Gotham, Netflix, Croc, Robert Pattinson, Sony, Gotham City, Batman, Marvel Comics, Michael Keaton, Alice, Cool Stuff, Mary


Microsoft & Sony Connected to Forced Labor in China

Reuters released an exclusive report detailing how US companies such as Sony and Microsoft have purchased equipment and software from a company in China that employs forced labor, a revelation that might not prove too shocking taking into consideration the virtue signalling (and censorship) carried out by both. In a scenario that feels awfully similar […]
Tags: Microsoft, China, US, International, Playstation, Racism, Sony, Slavery, Anime, Reuters, Made In China, Sony Connected to Forced Labor


All PS5 games that support 120 fps: Destiny 2, Fortnite, and more

PlayStation 5 can run a variety of games at 120fps, and the list grows on a regular basis. Here's every PS5 game that makes use of the increased frame rate.
Tags: Gaming, Games, Trends, How-to, Sony, Fortnite, PlayStation 5, PS5


Blumhouse Wolfman Movie Script Still In Development With Ryan Gosling

The script for Blumhouse Pictures remake of The Wolfman starring Ryan Gosling is still in development says producer Jason Blum. The Wolfman is one of the most iconic of the Universal Monsters, having first appeared in the 1941 film starring Lon Channey Jr. In 2010, a remake starring Benenco Tel Toro in the title role opened in theaters after a very troubled production to negative reviews and was a box-office bomb. After Universal attempted to relaunch their monster's property with the critical...
Tags: Entertainment, Walking Dead, Tech, Elizabeth Banks, Sony, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, Blum, Gosling, Robert Kirkman, James Wan, Josh Cooley, Blumhouse Pictures, Chloe Zhao, Benenco Tel Toro


PlayStation Plus Giving Away Three Extra PSVR Games In November 2021

To celebrate PSVR's fifth anniversary, PlayStation is giving PlayStation Plus subscribers three VR games in November, in addition to the month's usual offerings. PSVR is one of the few Sony gaming products outside of its home consoles to stick around long-term, as the company is currently sunsetting PS Vita and even PS3 store support. Since PSVR's launch, PlayStation has kept its VR platform games library stocked as a successor headset for the PS5 has been in production.The PSVR 2 is officially...
Tags: Entertainment, Tech, Sony, PS Vita, PSVR, Alyx, Isabelle Tomatis, Chandana Ekanyake


10 best gifts for PS5 owners for the holidays 2021

If you don't know what to get a gamer who already owns the PlayStation 5, here are 10 gift ideas that will help them maximize Sony's latest video game console.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, Trends, Playstation, Sony, Gift Guides, PlayStation 5, Gaming Deals


Sony the Most Hated Brand in Ten Different Countries

Website RAVE Reviews has evaluated over a million tweets in an endeavor to gauge the negative reactions of various different brands across Twitter, with Sony being hated in as many as 10 different countries, though others, such as Microsoft, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Ubisoft, were even more despised. According to the website, they calculated the […]
Tags: Europe, Business, Usa, UK, International, Sony, Statistics, Anime, Ubisoft, Comparison, Capcom, Microsoft Kentucky Fried Chicken


Best Buy's New $200/Yr Membership Locks PS5, Hot Holiday Items Behind Membership

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: If you're still searching for a PS5 and are a Best Buy customer, your ship may have just come in -- that is, if you're willing to spend an extra $200 a year for access. That's because the big-box electronics retailer is locking stock of in-demand holiday items like Sony's console behind membership of its new Totaltech program. The expensive customer service package was recently rolled out nationwide. The $200 annual service -- which has bene...
Tags: Tech, Ars Technica, Sony, PS5, Totaltech


Jennifer Lawrence R-Rated Comedy ‘No Hard Feelings’ Lands at Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures has acquired “No Hard Feelings,” an R-rated comedy package with Jennifer Lawrence attached to star. Along with Lawrence, the film will be directed by Gene Stupnitsky, a writer and co-executive producer on NBC’s “The Office.” “No Hard Feelings” will be Stupnitsky’s follow-up to the 2019 coming-of-age ensemble comedy “Good Boys,” his feature-length directorial […]
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, News, Nbc, Sony, Sony Pictures, Lawrence, Gene Stupnitsky, Stupnitsky


The Source Canada Flyer Deals: Save $40 Off Google Nest Hub 2nd Gen + More

  The Source Canada has great Flyer Deals available now, that include: Beats Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless Earphones, for $279.99 Beats Solo Pro Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, for $279.99 Acer Aspire 15.6″ Touchscreen Laptop with Intel Core i3 Processor, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, for $699.99 HP 15.6″ Laptop with Intel Core i3 Processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, for $649.99 Sony WF-SP800N Truly Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earbuds, for $99.99 Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Over-Ear Headpho...
Tags: Shopping, Canada, Sony, Gimbal, Intel Core, Canadian Daily Deals, The Source Canada, JBL Bar, Source Canada Flyer Deals


Sketchy Report Claims Apple Working on Redesigned Apple TV With Thinner Design and 'Plexiglass' Top

Apple is working on a redesigned Apple TV box that will feature a flatter, thinner footprint, and a "plexiglass" top, according to a questionable report from iDropNews. The report, citing "sources," claims that an ‌Apple TV‌ with a thinner and flatter design is in the works, eliminating the "horribly outdated and bulky" design of the current generation ‌Apple TV‌. According to the sketchy report, the ‌Apple TV‌ will feature a "plexiglass" top, a design feature that's expected to debut in an u...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Apple TV, Sony, Nintendo


Sony Is Reportedly Close to Acquiring ‘His Dark Materials’ Producer Bad Wolf

Sony Pictures Television is reportedly close to acquiring U.K. independent production outfit Bad Wolf. The Wales and Los Angeles-based outfit’s credits include “His Dark Materials,” “Industry,” “The Night Of,” “A Discovery of Witches” and “I Hate Suzie.” The report, in trade publication Broadcast, suggests that the deal is worth £60 million ($81.6 million) and that […]
Tags: News, Global, Los Angeles, Sony, Broadcast, Sony Pictures Television, Wolf, U K, Bad Wolf, Jane Tranter, Julie Gardner, Bad Wolf The Wales


Classic Halloween Titles Take Over DEG’s Watched at Home List

We are officially in that time of year where spooky films are the norm. Case in point, DEG’s Watch at Home Top 20 List has been taken over by a couple of classic Halloween flicks, namely Hocus Pocus (No. 11), 2019’s animated comedy The Addams Family (No. 12) and 2018’s Halloween (No. 19). To say nothing of The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, which creeped up to No. 8; and A Quiet Place Part II, which held firm at No. 10. Expect to see more classic horror slash their way to the list in the we...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Streaming, Warner Bros, Ryan Reynolds, WB, Willy Wonka, DEG, Movie News, Home Top


Sony To Join TSMC On New $7 Billion Chip Plant In Japan

TSMC, the world's largest contract chipmaker, and Sony are considering joint construction of a semiconductor factory in western Japan amid a global chip shortage, Nikkei has learned. From the report: The total investment in the project is estimated at 800 billion yen ($7 billion), with the Japanese government expected to provide up to half the amount. Japan's top auto parts maker Denso is also looking to participate through such steps as setting up equipment at the site. The Toyota Motor group m...
Tags: Japan, Tech, Sony, TSMC, Toyota Motor, Taiwan Strait, Kumamoto Prefecture, DENSO


The best Black Friday TV deals - Sony and Samsung models are already on sale ahead of the big event

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Black Friday TV deals will launch on November 26. Amazon; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Black Friday 2021 is on the horizon, and TVs are one of the big-ticket items that shoppers should keep an eye on. Every year, a wide variety of brands and sizes drop to all-time lows for the event, making it a great time to buy your next entertainment center upgrade. We expect H...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Deals, Black Friday, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Best, Tech Deals, Sony, Tvs, Hdr, 4k Tvs, Tech Insider, TV deals, Insider Picks


Mubi has a unique library of indie movies from around the world - Amazon Prime members can sign up for $6 a month

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Mubi's library includes a variety of international movies. Mubi/Reece Rogers/Insider Mubi is a streaming service with a curated collection of international and independent films. Every day, one new movie is added to Mubi's "Film of the Day" library. A monthly subscription costs $11, and Amazon Prime members can get a discounted rate of $6/month. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Streaming Ser...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Japan, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Entertainment, Films, Trends, Tech, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Atlantic, United States, Sony, Poland


Make Google TV more you with personalized profiles

If you're like me, you live in a house where each person has their own taste in entertainment. Everyone brings their likes, dislikes and “no WAYs'' to the sofa. To keep everyone in the house happy -- whether that's your partner, kids, other family members or roommates -- we’re bringing features to Google TV that will make TV a little more tailored for whoever’s sitting on the couch. Set up a personalized profile. Create a space for your own tastes Google TV profiles let everyone in ...
Tags: Google, US, Chromecast, Sony, Google Photos, Philo, Tcl, Google Account, Google TV, Rob Caruso


No Time To Die Proves Bond (Still) Doesn't Depend On America

Daniel Craig's fifth and final "James Bond" flick "No Time to Die" finally arrived in theaters in North America over the weekend, just shy of six years after "Spectre" initially debuted. Bond fans did, indeed, turn up, with the movie setting a record for Thursday previews at the box office. But by Monday morning, the weekend total fell on the lower side of expectations. Good, not great. A little unexciting, all things considered. Even so, there is an important lesson or two to be learned from th...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, News, America, Sony, James Bond, Daniel Craig, Newark, States, North America, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, Ridley Scott, Bond, MGM