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2014-06-06 16:22:16

LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, has teamed up with Marvel to announce the development of a new smartphone and tablet title, Spider-Man: Unlimited, the very first web-runner inspired by over 50 years of Spider-Man comics. "Gameloft is once again honored to be working with the timeless super-hero universes created by Marvel," says Karine Kaiser, VP Marketing & Licensing at Gameloft. "With...

2014-04-01 12:32:20

DOWNLOAD "IT'S ON AGAIN" AND PRE-ORDER THE SOUNDTRACK TODAY NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records -- Columbia Records and Madison Gate Records have released a brand new song "It's On Again," performed by Alicia Keys featuring Kendrick Lamar, heard on the highly anticipated The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The track was written exclusively for the film by Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, Hans Zimmer, and Top Dawg Entertainment recording...

2014-03-20 23:22:17

Initial exclusive and limited launch to feature Spider-Man™ in advance of the upcoming film, with a full roster of licensed products starting in 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Status Media, the new digital creative company formed by longtime entertainment and media executives Alan Laifer and Gareb Shamus, today unveiled their most ambitious consumer product to date, the “Hero Holder,” a mobile device holder featuring the world’s most popular Super Heroes. The first...

2014-03-17 16:26:26

USPS and Sony Pictures Team Up to Cross-promote Priority Mail and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To put some Super Hero Spidey-power into its promotion of Priority Mail, the United States Postal Service (USPS) is teaming up with Sony Pictures for the release of the highly anticipated motion picture "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," in theaters nationwide on May 2, 2014. In a campaign to promote Priority Mail and "The Amazing Spider-Man...

2014-03-11 12:27:40

PARIS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, and Marvel are joining forces to develop and launch the most "amazing" Spider-Man experience on smartphones and tablets. The game features an action-packed, open-world adventure showcasing characters from Sony Pictures' highly anticipated The Amazing Spider-Man 2, coming to theaters this April. "After the tremendous success of the first The Amazing Spider-Man mobile...

2014-02-13 12:21:59

CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first of its kind partnership, Spider-Man will be the first Super Hero ambassador for Earth Hour, the global movement organized by WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), with a message to inspire individuals to use their power to become Super Heroes for the planet. Andy Ridley, CEO and Co-Founder of Earth Hour, and Jeff Blake, Chairman, Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, Sony Pictures Entertainment, made the announcement in...

A Real Spider-Man Could Stop A Moving Train, Study Shows
2013-02-25 19:50:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Movies and comic books are primarily based on fantasy, but a new study shows how one particular concept involving Spider-Man might be more feasible than most superpowers. University of Leicester physics students found Spider-Man's webbing strength would hypothetically be strong enough to stop a moving train. In the movie Spider-Man 2, the Marvel comic character uses his webs to help stop a runaway train before it plummets off...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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