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Fun Trivia on the Making of Disney's “FROZEN”

W alt Disney Animation Studios (“Tangled,” “Wreck-It Ralph”) presents “ Frozen ,” a stunning big-screen comedy-adventure inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen.” In the film, fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom.

Win “THOR: THE DARK WORLD” Special Screening Tickets from Ayala Malls Cinemas

A yala Malls Cinemas gives moviegoers the watch of their lifetime with their ongoing promo for the highly-anticipated action adventure “ Thor: The Dark World .” Log in to Ayala Malls Cinemas’ and check out their Twitter, Strike-A-Pose and Prize Surprize promo details to win special screening tickets and other premium collectible items from the movie. From Marvel Studios comes the highly anticipated “Thor: The Dark World,” continuing the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s “Thor” and “Marvel’s The Avengers,” Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos...but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. To defeat an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor sets upon his most dangerous and personal journey yet, forced into an alliance

Julianne Moore Shocks as Deeply Religious Mother of “CARRIE” (Opens Oct 16)

A cademy Award®-nominated actress Julianne Moore plays a troubled girl's ultra-religious and controlling mother, in Columbia Pictures' gripping thriller “Carrie.” A reimagining of the classic horror tale, “ Carrie ” tells the story of Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz), a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. Says director Kimberly Peirce, “Having Julianne play Margaret was a dream come true. She’s a brilliant stage and film performer with an extraordinary intelligence, sensuality, and playfulness to her and her work. She deepened the entire film, making it more fun, emotional, and powerful.”

Disney Thaws Out 4 “FROZEN” Character Posters

F our new posters for Walt Disney Pictures' “Frozen” are now online, featuring the main characters Anna & Olaf, Elsa, Hans, and Kristoff & Sven. In “ Frozen ,” when a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna (voice of Kristen Bell), a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his sidekick reindeer Sven on an epic journey to find Anna's sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), the Snow Queen, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, an amazing and comedic snowman named Olaf, Everest-like conditions and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction.

“CAPTAIN PHILLIPS” Holds Sneak Previews Oct 14 & 15

C olumbia Pictures has announced that its critically acclaimed hostage thriller “ Captain Phillips ” will have special sneak previews on Monday and Tuesday, October 14 & 15, in selected theaters nationwide. (Please see list of participating cinemas below.) Starring two-time Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks in the title role, the film is Oscar®-nominated director Paul Greengrass’s multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates.

Academy-Award Winning Couple JAVIER BARDEM & PENÉLOPE CRUZ in Ridley Scott’s “THE COUNSELOR”

V isionary filmmaker Ridley Scott brings together Academy-Award winners (couple) Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz in his latest gripping drama thriller “ The Counselor ” along with Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz. Bardem and Cruz have through the years proven themselves to be versatile actors playing a variety of compelling characters, in “The Counselor,” the award winning couple is at it again playing enticing characters never seen before on screen. Penned by Cormac McCarthy, “The Counselor” follows the life of a respected lawyer who is tempted to enter a murky and dangerous world to make some quick cash but had led him in an inexorable path to disaster. Although he receives warnings about the potential dangers of getting involved, The Counselor just couldn’t be swayed.

“GAME OF THRONES” Director Brings Epic Style to “THOR: THE DARK WORLD”

A cclaimed Emmy®-winning director Alan Taylor , known for his work on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” brings his style and love of “epic language” to Marvel’s “ Thor: The Dark World .” Taylor admits he was excited by the prospect of helming the film, saying, “I’d come to love having one foot in reality and one foot in fantasy. All of those things were coming together in this. Thor is a unique Super Hero because he carries so much weight of history and he carries a mythology. Those things gave him the kind of stature that I found exciting.” From the beginning of his involvement, Taylor was keen on grounding the film in a sense of reality as the story takes place not only on Earth but on Asgard and other worlds of the Nine Realms as well. It was important for the director to never let the film depart from feeling both real and emotionally connected. “We’re making a big effort to ground it in a sense of ‘history,’ despite the fact that it is a made up world, “ explains Taylor. “It was impor

“RIO 2” (3D) International Trailer & First Look Photos

B lu (Jesse Eisenberg) and Jewel (Anne Hathaway), the macaw lovebirds in the first “Rio” movie that hit it off with the world and sent the box-office flying high are back in “ Rio 2 ” with the entire original cast and a new set of fine actors and musical talents. Watch the latest international trailer of “Rio 2” here:

Selena Gomez -- Hot-Shot, Tech-Savvy Girl in “GETAWAY” (Opens Oct 16)

Y oung actress and international music sensation Selena Gomez (“Monte Carlo,” “Hotel Transylvania”) stars opposite Ethan Hawke in Warner Bros.' race-against-the-clock thriller “ Getaway .” In the film, former race car driver Brent Magna (Hawke) is pitted against the clock. Desperately trying to save the life of his kidnapped wife, Brent commandeers a custom Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake, taking it on a high-speed race against time, at the command of the mysterious villain holding his wife hostage.


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