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Avatar 2 Box Office Prediction: James Cameron’s film set for blistering start

Avatar 2 Box Office Prediction: If there is one movie that has been in discussion for the longest time, it is the Avatar sequel, titled Avatar: The Way of Water. The most-awaited film of 2022 is finally set to hit the big screens on December 16 worldwide. In India, the Avatar name has an instant recall. In 2009 when Avatar was released it changed the way the audience saw movies. Over a decade later, visionary director James Cameron brings his fictional world to the audience one more time. The visit to Pandora will be different from the last outing and movie buffs and fans can’t wait for a taste of what Cameron has to offer. Internationally, the film is set for a USD 550 million plus opening, which is a mammoth Rs 4,550 crore. But how is the film expected to perform at the India box office? Let’s find out.

Avatar 2 aims huge box office number in India on opening day

The anticipation in India around Avatar 2 is as huge as it is in the international markets. The film is eyeing a huge box office opening here and may land up anywhere in the top 3 this year for the day one collection. Advance ticket bookings have backed the huge buzz around the Hollywood sequel. “The film is going to take a blistering start at the box office. My opinion is that the film will do business of Rs 40 crore on day 1 in all languages in India. It is a huge number and such a start will be very promising. However, the box office is very dynamic and how good the film is will dictate the final number,” producer and film business expert Girish Johar said.

South India takes lead in Avatar 2 box office collection

South India will take the lead in Avatar 2’s box office share in India. As per Box Office India, the movie will break major records in the South markets. Advance booking is excellent in the main centers of South (Hyderabad, Bangalore and Chennai) and even in smaller cities. Johar explained the reason behind this and said, “Traditionally, the business share for a big Hollywood release in South India is comparatively more than in the North markets. The release is happening in multiple languages — Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada– in the South and this is also a critical factor. All throughout India, public awareness of Avatar 2 is very good.”

Will 3-hour runtime affect film’s business?

Avatar 2 has a runtime of over 3 hours. Will it affect the box office prospects? “If the content is not good then a 60-90 minute movie looks very long. On the other hand, if it is good, even four hours feel less. So there will be no bearing of the runtime on the box office,” Johar said.

What is driving Avatar’s popularity?

Avatar assures to be a visual extravaganza. But that is not the only factor driving its popularity across the world. It’s the story, Johar said. “Relatability of the story matters the most. The makers have created an entirely different universe, Pandora. The scale and vision are huge. Whether a person is watching it in China, Japan, Middle East India, or anywhere else in the world, people will relate to the story. This is the most critical part. Visuals are secondary. If the story is unrelatable, then visuals won’t matter. Visuals entice the audience but the story is paramount. Both go hand in hand,” he added.

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Police arrest husband of missing Massachusetts woman

BOSTON (AP) — The husband of a missing Massachusetts woman was arrested Sunday for allegedly misleading investigators, according to the office of Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey.

Massachusetts State Police and local police took Brian Walshe, 46, of Cohasset, Massachusetts into custody after concluding they had “probable cause” to believe he had misled investigators into the search for his 39-year-old wife, Ana Walshe. She has been missing since New Year’s Day.

The announcement of Brian Walshe’s arrest came after Massachusetts State Police and local police said in a joint statement that their ground search for Ana Walshe or evidence related to her disappearance concluded Saturday.

A specialized State Police unit trained in search and rescue operations, three K-9 teams and the State Police Air Wing searched wooded areas near Walshe’s home Saturday. State Police divers searched a small stream and a pool but did not find anything, the statement said. The Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council also helped with the search.

Walshe, the mother of three young children, was last seen a week ago in her Cohasset home, police said.

She was reported missing Wednesday by her husband in Cohasset and her employer in Washington, according to The Patriot Ledger. The couple owns a home in Washington and Walshe commutes during the week for work at a real estate company, her friends said.

While police searched for Walshe on Friday, there was a fire at a home in Cohasset she owned until last year. The home was sold in March. State Police and local investigators determined the cause of the fire was accidental. The current occupants escaped safely.

The investigation into Walshe’s disappearance is ongoing. Authorities returned to her home Sunday, while detectives from Cohasset and the State Police were also in Washington investigating, according to The Boston Globe.

Brian Walshe, is awaiting sentencing in a fraud case involving the sale of fake Andy Warhol paintings, according to court records. Cohasset police said Walshe’s disappearance and her husband’s case seem to be two very separate things, The Boston Globe reported.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on the latest charges in Quincy District Court. It was unclear if Brian Walshe has an attorney and a phone number for him could not be found.
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The top 10 real estate markets seeing the biggest changes. Some

As the U.S. housing market cools down, bidding wars are now a distant memory and many homebuyers and sellers are waiting to see how prices shake out before making a move.

Nationwide, the number of days homes stayed on the market rose by 67% to 35 days in October, up from 21 days last October, showing that higher mortgage rates —which have doubled since last year — have combined with inflation and pessimism about the economy to weigh on the real estate market.

But housing market conditions at the local level varied greatly, according to a report by House Method.

“A lot of the metros where there was a huge decrease in the days on market were a lot of very small, less expensive towns and metros,” says Caroline Jones, who analyzed data for Housing Method. “It shows that many people are not really able to afford a house in the more popular, more expensive metros anymore.”

This list of locations where homes spent fewer days on the market was dominated by Pennsylvania metros, four of which, including Harrisburg and Lancaster, stayed on the market for just over a week on average. The median sale price in that state rose 9.5% from $192,000 in October 2021 to $210,000 in 2022, well below the U.S. median home price of $379,100.

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By contrast, homes in Midwestern markets appear to be selling fast, with Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, and Nebraska among the top 10.

Some of the markets that saw the biggest percentage increase in the amount of time homes took to sell were places that also saw big price increases during the pandemic.

For instance, in North Port, Florida, the number of days homes took to sell rose by 263% this October compared with the same time last year. Just before the pandemic, in February 2020, the median price of a home sold in North Port stood at $230,000. In July 2022, it had shot up to $410,000.

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Top 10 Trusted IT Companies in USA 2023

The companies are shortlisted based on many parameters like client reviews, work experience, development skills, average hourly rate, project size, company strength and many more.

Growth, demand, ROI, and achieving goals are the things that every business desires to achieve quickly. One of the more reliable ways to achieve them is by stepping into the digital world with the help of IT companies. IT companies offer various services and solutions to businesses that can help them to enhance their working ability and services making it accurate to match the international level.

As each stage of the business demands expertise in different technologies, reaching out to top IT companies seems to be the best option to get accurate results. IT companies offer digital solutions that increase sales, define goals, manage stock, enhance skills, and more with minimal effort. They make sure to enhance every stage of business starting from the management to sales to make it more efficient and effortless which saves a lot of time and is valuable for all businesses. 

As there are tons of IT companies available offering top-notch services to the businesses out there, it becomes a task to sort the top IT companies which have the knowledge and experience to handle any situation.

To make your work easy TopSoftwareCompanies.co made a list of the top 10 IT companies in USA browsing the companies located in different cities such as Florida, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and more.

The companies are shortlisted based on many parameters like client reviews, work experience, development skills, average hourly rate, project size, company strength and many more.

The List of Top 10 Popular IT Companies in USA 2023

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