Latest Universal Monsters Stories

2011-03-02 11:56:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bigpoint Inc., the US-based independent subsidiary of Bigpoint GmbH (http://www.bigpoint.com), the global market leader in browser-based massively multiplayer online games (MMOG), today announced that the company is creating a new online game based on the iconic Universal Monsters through an agreement with Universal Partnerships & Licensing. Universal Monsters will become a game along with the previously announced The Mummy Online game....

2011-02-11 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12: VAMPIRE AT 80 Profile America -- Saturday, February 12th. On this date 80 years ago, one of the classic horror films of all time was released -- "Dracula," starring Bela Lugosi. It was the first talking picture horror film, and one that defined both the genre of vampire...

2008-07-11 15:00:00

One of the scariest summer reads of recent years, The Ruins (Paramount, $29.99) didn't quite create the same level of excitement when it was brought to the big screen. Perhaps author Scott Smith's tale of a man-eating plant that decides to dine on a group of friends who trek into the dense jungle surrounding an undisturbed Mayan ruin was a little too offbeat, even for fantasy lovers, when played out in the glare of reality created by a movie camera. Nevertheless, The Ruins has its...

2006-03-16 20:27:42

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - He was the Mexican narcotics officer in "Traffic," a born-again ex-con in "21 Grams" and a corrupt cop in "Sin City." Now actor Benicio Del Toro looks forward to playing "The Wolf Man." Universal Pictures, which just named a new executive team on Thursday after a mediocre year at the box office, has tapped screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker to haul the 1941 horror classic out of the closet for a brush-up, with Del Toro to assume the title role....

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This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).