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[Photos] Tour the Friends 20th Anniversary Central Perk Pop-Up Shop with James Michael Tyler (aka Gunther)

16 September 2014

Warner Bros. and Eight O’Clock Coffee join together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the series premiere of Friends with a variety of unique experiences for fans and coffee lovers alike in New York City. Dubbed “The One with the Free Coffee” as an ode to the episode titles of Friends, the working replica of iconic coffee shop Central Perk will be serving Free cups of Eight O’ Clock Coffee — including their limited-edition Central Perk Roast — from Wednesday, September 17th, through Saturday, October 18th, to mark 20 years since the debut of the Emmy-winning comedy series. Located at 199 Lafayette Street (at the corner of Broome Street) in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, Central Perk will be open Mondays–Fridays, 8:00 am–8:00 pm, and Saturdays–Sundays, 10:00 am–8:00 pm. During today' »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Gone Girl Debuts a New TV Spot & Promo Image Featuring Ben Affleck & Rosamund Pike

16 September 2014

Gone Girl, directed by David Fincher (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network) based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn and featuring a score by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, will be released in theaters this Fall. Gone Girl unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife? »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Gallery Nucleus Presents A Tribute To Naughty Dog 30th Anniversary Art Exhibition & Book Release

16 September 2014

[Press Release] Los Angeles, CA — Nucleus is excited to announce an epic tribute art exhibition and book launch with video game company Naughty Dog in honor of their 30th anniversary! Both our main and atrium galleries will be home to over 60 pieces of artwork which includes production artwork as well as tribute artwork created in honor of some of their wildly popular games: Crash Bandicoot, Jak and Daxter, Uncharted, and The Last of Us. Guests attending the opening reception will be able to win prizes, receive exclusive gifts and other commemorative items. Ten of the Naughty Dog artists featured in The Art of Naughty Dog book will be in attendance greeting fans and signing books. The event is an excellent way to get a behind-the-scenes look at Naughty Dog's creative process and to »

- Pietro Filipponi

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New Sons Of Anarchy Promo Reveals Clips from the Rest of the Series' Final Season

15 September 2014

Created by Kurt Sutter (The Shield), the hit FX series Sons Of Anarchy follows the lives of a close-knit outlaw motorcycle club operating in a fictional town in Northern California's Central Valley. FX's original series, Sons Of Anarchy, is an adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club's (Mc) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, Charming. The Mc must confront threats from drug dealers, corporate developers, and overzealous law officers. Behind the Mc's familial lifestyle and legally thriving automotive shop is a ruthless and illegally thriving arms business. The seduction of money, power and blood. Sons Of Anarchy stars Charlie Hunnam, Katey »

- Pietro Filipponi

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New Featurette Takes You Inside the WWII Battle Tanks of Fury Starring Brad Pitt

15 September 2014

Set at the very end of World War II, Fury follows a group of weary American tanker soldiers as they try to survive through their final mission before coming home. April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany. Written and directed by David Ayer (End of Watch), Fury stars Brad Pitt, Shia Labeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs, and Scott Eastwood, and is scheduled for theatrical release on October 17th, 2014 »

- Pietro Filipponi

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As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes to be Released This October

15 September 2014

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner. The Princess Bride has been a family favorite for close to three decades. Ranked by the American Film Institute as one of the top 100 Greatest Love Stories and by the Writers Guild of America as one of the top 100 screenplays of all time, The Princess Bride will continue to resonate with audiences for years to come. Cary Elwes was inspired to »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Full Synopsis Released for Marvel's Superhero Sequel Avengers: Age Of Ultron

15 September 2014

Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron is being written and directed by Joss Whedon, and features favorites from the first Avengers film as well as new Marvel characters never before seen on the big screen. Marvel Studios presents Avengers: Age Of Ultron, the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Nights By Absolut Kicks Off Global Nightlife Event Series in NYC

15 September 2014

[Press Release] New York, Sept 15, 2014 — On September 12, Absolut celebrated its latest iteration of the brand’s Transform Today™ credo – Nights by Absolut – with a global series of events designed to infuse nightlife with creativity, and offer audiences uniquely one-of-a-kind artistic experiences. Launching in New York City last weekend, multi-platinum, Grammy winning producer and artist Zedd joined artists Vita Motus to use the power of light to transform a pier in Red Hook into one of the most exciting venues in New York City – and the world – for one night only. With lights, sound and drinks interactively connected, musical acts AraabMuzik and Alvin Risk joined Zedd in an experience that gave audiences a dazzling collective rush of adrenaline. Each event around the globe will »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Microsoft Purchases Minecraft Developer for $2.5 Billion

15 September 2014

[Press Release] Redmond, Wash. — Sept. 15, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Mojang, the celebrated Stockholm-based game developer, and the company’s iconic “Minecraft” franchise. The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, which includes the studios behind global blockbuster franchises “Halo,” “Forza,” “Fable” and more. Microsoft’s investments in cloud and mobile technologies will enable “Minecraft” players to benefit from richer and faster worlds, more powerful development tools, and more opportunities to connect across the “Minecraft” community. Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will acquire Mojang for $2.5 billion. Microsoft expects the acquisition to be break-even in FY15 on a Gaap basis. Subject to customary closing »

- Pietro Filipponi

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The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies Hi-Res Banner Features the Film's Main Cast of Characters

15 September 2014

The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies is the epic, action-packed third and final film in Oscar-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson’s epic “The Hobbit” Trilogy, opening in theatres nationwide on December 17th, 2014. The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. »

- Pietro Filipponi

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[Photos] Chef Beck Bolender & One Twenty One Restaurant Host an End of Summer Harvest Dinner at the James Beard House

15 September 2014

One Twenty One has been a cornerstone of the North Salem community since 2000. After 14 years of business and the return of one of their former chefs, Beck Bolender, owners Michele Savino and Peter DeVito were encouraged to take their already popular establishment to the next level of culinary excellence. The young and talented Beck Bolender holds high accolades at the young age of 27. Cutting his teeth at Jean-Georges for five years he also garnered the title of the youngest sous chef in Jean-Georges history. Now returning home to North Salem and the restaurant where he started his career, he’s bringing his New York City knowhow to Westchester and creating a new culinary destination just outside the city. Last week, One Twenty One owners Michele and Peter hosted a private dinner »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Second Annual PaleyFest NY Lineup Includes Archer, The Walking Dead, Bob's Burgers & Gotham

15 September 2014

[Press Release] New York, NY, September 15, 2014 – The Paley Center for Media today announced the lineup of honorees for their second annual East Coast edition of the ultimate TV fan festival, Paleyfest New York: The William S. Paley Television Festival. Citi is the official card of Paleyfest New York, which will take place at The Paley Center for Media building from October 11 to 21. The star-studded events include the cast and creators of ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.; AMC’s The Walking Dead; CBS’s Blue Bloods; Fox’s Bob’s Burgers and Gotham; FX’s Archer; and NBC’s Law & Order: Svu. “We are so excited to bring Paleyfest back to the Big Apple for the second consecutive year,” said Maureen J. Reidy, President and CEO, The Paley Center for Media. “As the ultimate TV fan »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts Launches a Food Truck Tour Down America's East Coast

15 September 2014

[Press Release] Toronto, Sept. 15, 2014 -- Today Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts launches its second Food Truck tour, making stops in nine cities as it travels down the Eastern Seaboard of the Us from Boston to Miami. In each destination, the local Four Seasons culinary team will play host on the truck, serving up exclusive menus and culinary experiences to the local community and hotel guests, ranging from intimate farm dinners to charity events in partnership with local universities. "After a great run down the West Coast last year, we are thrilled to kick off our East Coast tour," said Guy Rigby, Vice President of Food and Beverage, Americas. "The food truck concept allows us to pair our commitment to innovation and quality with a dynamic setting that provides Four Seasons chefs an »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Scott Glenn Joins the Cast of Marvel's First Netflix Series Daredevil

15 September 2014

The Walt Disney Co. and Netflix are in the process of developing four serialized live-action Marvel adventures to air the world's leading internet TV network Netflix next year, beginning with Daredevil. [Press Release] Marvel and Netflix are proud to announce that acclaimed actor Scott Glenn has joined "Marvel's Daredevil," an all-new 13-episode series premiering on Netflix in 2015. Best known for his work in blockbuster films such as "The Bourne Ultimatum," "Silence of The Lambs" and "The Hunt For Red October," Scott Glenn will play Stick, the mysterious martial artist and mentor of Matt Murdock (a.k.a. Daredevil). Scott Glenn joins Charlie Cox (Matt Murdock), Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page), Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), with Rosario Dawson and Vincent D'Onofrio (Wilson Fisk) in the »

- Pietro Filipponi

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VIP Tickets to the 2014 Global Citizen Festival Featuring Jay-z & No Doubt Available Through eBay Giving Works

15 September 2014

Global Citizen has teamed up with eBay for the 2014 Global Citizen Festival held in New York's Central Park on September 27th. Global Citizen has opened their own memorabilia cabinet and made exclusive one of a kind festival pieces available for eBay users. Join Jay Z, No Doubt, Carrie Underwood, fun., The Roots, Tiesto and Global Citizen in their fight to end extreme poverty by 2030. Launched successfully with the Global Citizen Festival on September 29, 2012, in New York City’s Central Park, Global Citizen is an innovative online platform and mobile application that tracks and rewards activist action through a point-scoring system. Accumulated points are used as a currency to bid on live entertainment experiences like tickets to great concerts and a host of other entertainment events »

- Pietro Filipponi

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New Poster for Kevin Smith's Upcoming Horror Comedy Tusk Starring Justin Long & Michael Parks

15 September 2014

From the singular mind of writer/director Kevin Smith, Tusk is a story unlike anything that has ever been committed to screen before. A tale that is equal parts hilarious and horrifying, Tusk will stay with you long after the credits roll. A chilling horror tale about the perils of storytelling, Tusk follows brash American podcaster Wallace Bryton (Justin Long) as he braves the Canadian wilds to interview an old man with an incredible past (Michael Parks) — only to discover the man’s dark secret involves a walrus. Conceived from one of Smith’s own Smodcast podcasts, Tusk also stars Haley Joel Osment, Genesis Rodriguez, Ralph Garman and Johnny Depp is scheduled for theatrical release on September 19th, 2014. »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Winners Announced for the 10th Annual Vendy Awards - New York City's Gourmet Street Food Competition

15 September 2014

The results are in, and NYC has crowned 2014’s top street chef. More than 2,500 foodies flocked to Governors Island to cast their votes at the 10th annual Vendy Awards where they enjoyed delicious food and fantastic wine courtesy of Santa Cristina from the high hills of Tuscany. Coined the “Oscars of street food,” the Vendy Awards is a culinary festival celebrating some of the most popular sidewalks chefs in the city. The Vendy Awards is also a fundraiser to support culinary entrepreneurs and the sustainable food movement. The winners in all seven categories are: The Vendy Cup: Cinnamon Snail A mobile restaurant serving New York City and New Jersey with maniacal vegan goodies since Valentine's Day 2010. Cinnamon Snail Cookbook is due to drop in fall of 2014 published by Clarkson Potter »

- Pietro Filipponi

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New Teaser for American Horror Story: Freak Show, 'Big And Small'

15 September 2014

Season four of FX's hit drama series centers on the last freak show in America circa 1952. Created by Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story: Freak Show is scheduled to premiere on Wednesday, October 8th, at 10pm. American Horror Story: Freak Show stars series regulars Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Evan Peters, Emma Roberts, Angela Bassett, Gabourey Sidibe and Frances Conroy. Newcomers this season include Michael Chiklis, Patti Labelle, John Carroll Lynch, Wes Bentley, Frances Conroy, Denis O’Hare, Finn Wittrock, Jamie Brewer, and the Guinness World Record holder for world's smallest woman Jyoti Amge. »

- Pietro Filipponi

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