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Puss in Boots

Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Director:

  • Chris Miller

Writer:

    Cast:

    • Antonio Banderas

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    Articles

    Friday Estimates, November 18, 2011

    As anticipated, Part One of the final entry in the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn, strongly leads the pack, while kiddie entry Happy Feet Two battles for space against Puss in Boots. Meanwhile, The Immortals and Adam Sandler’s Jack and Jill arm wrestle for the third and fourth place slots.

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    Box Office Hell — November 17

    Our Players|Coming Soon|Box Office Prophets|Box Office Guru|EW|Box Office . com The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1|146.8|n/a|148.0|n/a|150.0 Happy Feet Two |36.2|n/a|37.0|n/a|42.5 Immortals|15.0|n/a|13.0|n/a|13.0 Puss in Boots|14.0|n/a|13.5|n/a|10.7 Jack and Jill|13.0|n/a|11.0|n/a|10.5

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    Box Office Hell — November 10

    Our Players|Coming Soon|Box Office Prophets|Box Office Guru|EW|Box Office . com Puss in Boots|23.5|n/a|26.0|n/a|26.5 Jack and Jill |23.0|n/a|24.0|n/a|21.5 Immortals|21.3|n/a|20.0|n/a|23.5 Tower Heist|14.0|n/a|13.0|n/a|11.8 J. Edgar|11.5|n/a|11.0|n/a|12.5

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    Box Office Hell — November 3

    Our Players|Coming Soon|Box Office Prophets|Box Office Guru|EW|Box Office . com Tower Heist|30.3|36.5|29.0|31.0|29.0 Puss in Boots|22.0|20.2|22.0|23.0|26.0 A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas |17.5|16.4|16.0|17.0|15.5 Paranormal Activity 3|8.5|7.6|8.0|7.0|8.0 In Time|5.8|7.3|5.5|6.0|7.7

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    Weekend Estimates: October 30

    Puss in Boots|33.2||33.2 Paranormal Activity 3|18.5|-65%|81.3 In Time|11.8||11.8 Footloose|5.3|-49%|38.4 The Rum Diary|5.1||5.1 Real Steel|4.7|-56%|73.9 The Three Musketeers|3.4|-61%|14.8 The Ides of March|2.7|-45%|33.5 Moneyball|2.3|-42%|67.3 Courageous|1.7|-30%|27.6

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    The Weekend Report: October 30, 2011

    The Shrek spinoff Puss in Boots was initially expected to open north of $40 million but expectations were pared back to $35 million to $40 million as opening day loomed. The audience skewed 59% female and 55% were 25 years old and up according to exit polls (family stats were unavailable). Once again 3D underperformed with those engagements accounting for roughly two-thirds of the compliment and 51% of the box office while Imax dates were 7% of the total.

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    Critics Roundup — October 27

    Puss in Boots |||||Green In Time |||Green|| Like Crazy (limited) |Yellow||Green|Green|Yellow The Rum Diary |||Yellow||Green Anonymous (limited) |Yellow||||Red

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    Box Office Hell — October 27

    Our Players|Coming Soon|Box Office Prophets|Box Office Guru|EW|Box Office . com Puss in Boots|42.1|44.6|44.0|42.0|42.0 Paranormal Activity 3|20.2|20.4|23.0|25.0|22.0 In Time|12.5|13.6|13.0|14.0|13.5 The Rum Diary|7.4|10.7|9.0|9.0|8.5 Real Steel|7.1|6.5|6.5|n/a|5.8 Footloose |7.1|6.3|6.5|6.5|6.0

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    Quote Unquotesee all »

    BLOOM
    There cannot be a human being who has fewer thoughts on the whole question of word processing than I do. I’ve never even seen a word processor. I am hopelessly archaic. For me the typewriter hasn’t even been invented yet, so how can I speak to this matter? I protest! A man who has never learned to type is not going to be able to add anything to this debate. As far as I’m concerned, computers have as much to do with literature as space travel, perhaps much less. I can only write with a ballpoint pen, with a Rolling Writer, they’re called, a black Rolling Writer on a lined yellow legal pad on a certain kind of clipboard. And then someone else types it.

    INTERVIEWER
    And someone else edits?

    BLOOM
    No one edits. I edit. I refuse to be edited.

    INTERVIEWER
    Do you revise much?

    BLOOM
    Sometimes, but not often.
    ~ Harold Bloom

    “So, what does it look like when he leaves the show? First, it looks like a ratings spike, and I had a nice chuckle about that. But the truth is, the ink wasn’t even dry on his exit papers before they rushed in a new guy. I was on vacation in Sicily, decompressing — it was a long working relationship and it was a tumultuous end and I needed a moment to just chill with some rosé — and they’re calling me, going, ‘What do you think of this guy?’ ‘What do you think of this guy?’ And they’re sending pictures. I was like, ‘Are you people fucking nuts? Why do you feel that you have to replace this person?’ I couldn’t believe how fast the studio and the network felt like they had to get a penis in there.”
    Ellen Pompeo