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AVATAR THEME PARK RIDE COMING TO DISNEY WORLD

September 21, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Get set for Avatar: The Theme-Park Ride. The Walt Disney Co. announced on Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with director James Cameron, his producing partner Jon Landau, and 20th Century Fox to develop a theme-park ride based on Cameron’s movie at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. Work on […]

KENTUCKY DERBY’S RATINGS SLIP

May 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Several sports gurus had predicted that last Saturday’s running of the Kentucky Derby would smash previous records. And in many ways they were right. Churchill Downs recorded an all-time high in attendance — 164,858, beating a record set in 1974. Betting from all sources was up 1.5 percent from last year to $165.2 million, with […]

THE SOCIAL NETWORK NAMED BEST FILM BY NAT’L BOARD OF REVIEW

December 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Social Network, regarded as a strong contender in the Oscar race, received a suitable lift-off Thursday when it was voted best picture of the year by the National Board of Review, the group that historically launches the motion picture awards season. The group also gave top honors to the film’s star, Jesse Eisenberg, its […]