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2010-02-05 07:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Studios Hollywood's popular "Buy A Day, Get 2010 Free" annual pass, an exceptional value offering free admission to The Entertainment Capital of L.A. for the entire 2010 calendar year, returns with a new benefit enabling year-long visits with no black-out dates. The "Buy A Day, Get 2010 Free" pass is available with the purchase of a full-priced one-day admission ticket purchased through April 30. The "Buy A Day, Get 2010 Free"...

2009-06-10 10:30:00

Smooth & Dreamy campaign invites consumers to take on a starring role in classic Hollywood films and enter a Hollywood-themed sweepstakes ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait is over ... Breyers(R) announced the debut of the next Hollywood classic film parody in the Smooth & Dreamy ice cream webisode series starring "30 Rock" actress Jane Krakowski. And Krakowski's proven she can hold her own with one of the biggest stars in Hollywood ... literally. Breyers(R) is...

2009-05-14 12:27:00

New Smooth & Dreamy campaign invites consumers to take on a starring role in a classic Hollywood film and enter a Hollywood-themed sweepstakes ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Breyers(R) is encouraging Americans to re-discover classic films with a new, modern twist, with the help of "30 Rock" star Jane Krakowski. Krakowski lends her personality and humor to new webisodes by Breyers(R) Smooth & Dreamy(TM) ice cream, launching today at www.SmoothandDreamy.com. To view...

2008-09-07 00:00:13

This weekend's big film on the box King Kong! Today on ITV at 7.50pm! A giant ape is held captive after being discovered by Jack Black on a mysterious island. A great film packed with action, adventure and a dose of hysterical mayhem, and worth staying up for newshounds, though some scenes might be a bit too scary for really young pups! (c) 2008 Herald Express (Torquay UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-23 03:00:23

NEWTONMORE'S David Cheyne is desperate to beat Inveraray today in shinty's MacAulay Cup Final - after missing his side's last big day because he was on the set of King Kong. Cheyne, 26, was in New Zealand building sets for director Peter Jackson's 2005 blockbuster film when the team last hit the big time. A joiner by trade, he spent nearly six months building copies of New York streets for filming. Now he is hoping to showcase his skills for the cameras again today by helping More lift...

2008-03-10 09:00:19

By Kanner, Melinda Abstract: The author explores the popular construction of primatology through an examination of the films Gorillas in the Mist (1988) and Instinct (1999). The primatologist's gender governs the manner of presentation in the films, irrespective of scientific, historical, or biographical realities. These cinematic constructions are discussed in terms of the larger context of gender, science, and primatology. Key words: film, gender, Gorillas in the Mist, Instinct,...

2006-04-04 12:03:09

LOS ANGELES -- The computer-animated critters of "Ice Age" were not the only animals providing good news for a Hollywood studio on Monday. The DVD for "King Kong" scared up $100 million in revenues and broke a record for Universal Studios' home video group. Universal Studios Home Entertainment said more than 6.5 million DVDs were sold in the first six days "Kong" was on retail shelves, making it the best-selling DVD ever for Universal in its initial release. News of "Kong" DVD sales comes a...

2006-04-03 21:08:27

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The computer-animated critters of "Ice Age" were not the only animals providing good news for a Hollywood studio on Monday. The DVD for "King Kong" scared up $100 million in revenues and broke a record for Universal Studios' home video group. Universal Studios Home Entertainment said more than 6.5 million DVDs were sold in the first six days "Kong" was on retail shelves, making it the best-selling DVD ever for Universal in its initial release. News of "Kong"...

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2006-01-06 00:05:00

By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES -- The Lion and the monkey look likely to hold their ground atop the weekend box office, fending off three new releases and the expansion of Steven Spielberg's Olympics thriller "Munich." "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" reclaimed the throne during the four-day New Year's holiday frame, ending the two-weekend reign of "King Kong." After four weeks, "Narnia" has earned more than $230 million, while "King Kong" has pulled in $178...

2006-01-04 15:33:27

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two major film groups picked nominees for best productions and screenplays of 2005, including early Oscar favorite "Brokeback Mountain," as the race for Hollywood awards entered a new phase on Wednesday. The Producers Guild of America, or PGA, comprised of movie and TV show makers, named its five best film productions of the year while the Writers Guild of America, or WGA, picked 10 nominees for screenplays. Gay romance "Brokeback"...


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