Latest Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed Stories

2010-07-12 17:35:00

LOS ANGELES, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In a press conference held here today at the Los Angeles Press Club, former George Mason University professor Dr. Caroline Crocker officially announced the publication of her book Free to Think (published by Leafcutter Press) which details her experience at GMU, including claims that a signed 3-year contract in 2004 was not honored by GMU officials because of a cheating student's incorrect report that she taught creationism. She also announced the...

2008-10-12 18:00:17

EMI Records and artist Yoko Ono have both withdrawn claims of copyright infringement against the U.S. movie "Expelled," a producer says. Producer John Sullivan said the two claims against Premise Media's "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed," were based on its use of a portion of singer John Lennon's hit "Imagine," a news release from Premise said Friday. Ono, Lennon's widow, lost a preliminary injunction claim in June in a U.S. District Court case in New York in which she alleged the...

2008-10-10 12:10:00

In the most recent court action involving the controversial movie Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed featuring Ben Stein, Yoko Ono and EMI Records have both withdrawn all claims filed against the filmmakers, Premise Media. Days after the film opened in April, two lawsuits were filed to have the movie pulled from theaters because it uses and critiques 15 seconds of the John Lennon song Imagine. The filmmakers argued that the use of the song was protected by the fair use doctrine. "This legal...

2008-10-07 09:00:33

The Fair Use Project of Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society today announced that Yoko Ono and EMI Records have withdrawn all claims filed against Premise Media. The dismissal follows failed attempts by Yoko Ono in federal court and EMI Records in state court to enjoin Premise Media's documentary, "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed," because it uses a 15-second clip of a John Lennon song. "We're very pleased that all plaintiffs withdrew their claims," said Anthony Falzone,...

2008-07-10 09:00:56

Vivendi Entertainment and Premise Media have finalized a distribution agreement for this year's number one documentary EXPELLED: No Intelligence Allowed. Vivendi will distribute EXPELLED on DVD, video rentals, digital downloads and television. The partnership with Vivendi guarantees that EXPELLED will receive significant retail exposure. The DVD will be available at major retailers including Wal-Mart, Target and Best Buy. The controversial documentary will also find key placement with...

2008-04-04 16:57:20

NEW YORK - A handful of journalists filed into a small theater at the Park Avenue Screening Room here last night to see a preview for "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed." The 90-minute documentary-style flick features Ben Stein, a comedian, lawyer, actor and former speechwriter. It is a movie about the so-called debate between supporters of "intelligent design" and Charles Darwin's scientific theory of evolution. Filmmakers proclaim in press materials that Stein "discovers an...

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