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2011-06-17 13:27:00

NEW YORK, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Critics have weighed in on the most anticipated Broadway event of all time, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, and positive reviews are pouring in across a broad spectrum of media platforms. Among the countless press outlets praising the production in their reviews are USA Today, The Associated Press, New York Daily News, MTV, Access Hollywood, WOR Radio, Time Out New York, NY1 News, E! Online, Newsday, RollingStone.com, Back Stage, CBS Radio, Chicago...

2011-06-15 10:44:00

NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadway history was made Tuesday evening, June 14th as SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark officially opened at the Foxwoods Theatre (213 West 42nd Street). A slew of celebrity guests turned out to cheer the long-awaited event, including President Bill Clinton, Matt Damon, Jay-Z, Robert DeNiro, Barbara Walters, Lesley Stahl, Helena Christensen, Steve Martin, Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers, Liam Neeson, Spike Lee, Julian Lennon, Diane von Furstenberg and Barry...

2011-06-13 03:23:00

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2011, /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed film producer and cancer activist Laura Ziskin died Sunday evening at her home in Santa Monica at the age of 61. Ziskin, who lived with breast cancer for seven years, is survived by her husband, screenwriter Alvin Sargent, with whom she frequently collaborated; daughter, producer Julia Barry, and son-in-law, writer Eli Dansky. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/DC18404-a ) (Photo:...

2011-06-02 12:35:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the July 3, 2012 worldwide release of The Amazing Spider-Man(TM) in 3D, the cast and filmmakers will discuss the movie for the first time as they address the fans at Comic-Con® San Diego. One fan can be a part of the action by proving he or she is the ultimate Spider-Man fan in The Amazing Spider-Man Face of the Fan® contest. The contest winner will be the "face of the fan" at...

2011-05-25 15:05:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Music From SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark will be released on June 14th by Interscope Records. With 14 new songs co-written by Bono and The Edge for the Broadway production, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, the album is produced by Steve Lillywhite. Songs are performed by the cast including Reeve Carney in the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Jennifer Damiano in the role of Mary Jane, T.V. Carpio as Arachne and Patrick Page as the Green...

2011-05-19 13:45:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Orlando Resort today announced that its newest attraction will be based on Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's blockbuster 3-D-CGI feature "Despicable Me," bringing minions, mayhem and a whole new level of 3-D family fun to its guests. The "Despicable Me" experience will replace the Jimmy Neutron attraction at Universal Studios Florida. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110519/FL05675 ) Universal also...

2011-05-02 15:05:00

BURBANK, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starz, LLC, President and CEO, Chris Albrecht has promoted Film Roman's Dana Booton to the newly created position of General Manager, Head of Production for Film Roman. With more than 20 years of executive experience in the business of animation production, Booton steps into the lead executive role for the top animation studio following her previous position as Film Roman's vice president of production. In this role, she was most recently the...

2011-03-31 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Marvel Entertainment, LLC today announced Spider-Man(TM): Edge of Time, where Spider-Man faces one of his greatest challenges ever - saving Spider-Man. Developed by Activision-owned studio Beenox, Spider-Man: Edge of Time challenges the player to take on the roles of both classic Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2099 to correct a timestream gone awry and prevent a catastrophic future...

2011-03-29 11:20:00

MELROSE PARK, Ill., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's only maker of real pinball games, announced today that software engineer Lyman Sheats will be joining the Stern Pinball team. Sheats is well respected in the gaming world most notably for his long history of flawless engineering and irreplaceable contributions to the world of pinball. Sheats has been programming pinball machines since 1993 for both Williams and Stern Pinball, producing such notable titles...

2011-03-09 07:54:00

NEW YORK, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can ... but also what no other 1960s comic book can do ... sell for $1,100,000! ComicConnect.com, one of the industry's leading online auction sites, just sold an extremely rare, highest graded copy of Amazing Fantasy #15, the Marvel comic book by legends Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, that introduced the world to the web slinging, wall crawling superhero known as Spider-Man, a.k.a. Peter Parker. The sale of...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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