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2011-05-13 08:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Does all of the excitement around Thor, a movie from Marvel Studios and Paramount Pictures, make you want to visit Asgard yourself? Now you can in Gazillion Entertainment's family friendly massively multiplayer online game Super Hero Squad Online! With the new Asgard expansion, kids of all ages can take on the role of Classic Thor, Ultimate Thor, Valkyrie, or Gladiator Hulk. And since this free-to-play online Marvel kids game is accessible...

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2009-08-24 12:12:50

Brad Pitt's manager says the actor was misquoted as telling the German magazine Stern that Tom Cruise's Nazi-themed picture Valkyrie was ridiculous. Pitt, who co-starred with Cruise in the 1994 film Interview with the Vampire, was said to have made the remark while promoting his new World War II movie Inglourious Basterds. Cruise's 2008 film was based on the true story of a botched attempt to assassinate German dictator and Holocaust architect Adolf Hitler. Rottentomatoes.com indicated both...

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2009-08-21 12:39:25

U.S. actor Brad Pitt, star of the new World War II flick Inglourious Basterds, has dismissed Tom Cruise's Nazi-themed picture Valkyrie as ridiculous. Cruise's 2008 movie was based on the true story of a botched attempt to assassinate German dictator and Holocaust architect Adolf Hitler. Cruise and Pitt co-starred in the 1994 film Interview with the Vampire. Rottentomatoes.com indicated both of their WWII movies earned generally favorable reviews. The second World War could still deliver more...

2009-01-04 12:39:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Theatrical, a business unit of Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the weekend theatrical box office estimates for the weekend period of January 2 through January 4, 2009 according to the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical box office data collection and analytical service. The twelve estimated top producing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of 9:30AM Pacific on Sunday, January 4,...

2009-01-02 08:19:38

A U.S. collector who owns Adolf Hitler's globe says the makers of the World War II film Valkyrie used the copyrighted model's likeness without permission. San Francisco advertising executive Robert Pritikin owns a $40 million art collection and several Hitler artifacts, including the globe, a replica of which is prominently featured in Tom Cruise's latest movie. The film was made by Cruise's studio United Artists. The New York Post said Pritikin paid $100,000 for the real globe and had its...

2008-12-28 12:41:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Theatrical, a business unit of Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the weekend theatrical box office estimates for the weekend period of December 26 through December 28, 2008 according to the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical box office data collection and analytical service. The twelve estimated top producing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of 9:30AM Pacific on Sunday, December...

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2008-12-26 18:55:00

U.S. director Bryan Singer says he decided not to have the international cast of Valkyrie speak with German accents because it would be distracting. The World War II-set movie about a plot to kill Adolf Hitler stars Hollywood actor Tom Cruise, Northern Irish star Kenneth Branagh and British thespians Eddie Izzard, Bill Nighy, Terence Stamp and Tom Wilkinson. We didn't want that to be what the movie was about, Singer told reporters in New York recently when asked why the German characters in...

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2008-12-23 19:13:29

Hollywood actor Tom Cruise admits the eye patch he wore in his new movie Valkyrie caused him some unexpected balance problems on the film set. In the movie, Cruise plays a German military officer who takes part in an unsuccessful plot to kill dictator Adolf Hitler. Cruise's character loses his eye in World War II and wears an eye patch for much of the film. I was surprised, for a few hours and a few days, when we started working on it, yeah, it did (cause me some balance problems)....

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2008-12-22 12:15:00

Tom Cruise says his latest movie Valkyrie is a World War II thriller about an attempt to kill Adolf Hitler, not a Holocaust drama as some may think. The picture follows the real-life German military officers who tried to assassinate the Fuhrer and reorganize the government in 1943 and 1944. Asked recently if he thinks Valkyrie is an important movie because it tells a true story of German heroism many people outside of Germany don't know, Cruise told reporters in New York: It's an important...


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