Disney Teams With XPrize For Ultimate “Tomorrowland” Mentorship Experience

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Disney is doing it again, teaming up with XPrize to help promote their film, Tomorrowland, and the advancement of education. 8 – 17-year-olds are encouraged to “imagine themselves in the future and report back to the present through video, imagery or stories about one new and amazing invention or innovation they encounter, how it works, and the impact it has on the future.”

In June, six winners will have “a mentorship experience with a leader in their area of interest.” All six will receive $3,000 check, a 3D Printer from 3D Systems, and registration for FIRST® LEGO® League for the competition season 2015-2016 in the U.S.

Participants will be split into two different divisions: Junior Division (8-12 years old), and Senior Division (13–17 years old). The contest starts on April 22, and all submissions must be received by May 17, 2015. Directed by Tomorrowland opens in theaters on 22. Hit the jump for more. [Read more…]

“Ex-Machina” Uses Tinder App To Cleverly Market The Film At SXSW

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If you’re using the dating app Tinder and you’re in Austin, TX checking out the SXSW conference and festival, then don’t be surprised if a hot 25 year old woman by the name of Ava pops up in your list of possible matches. Don’t fall for it, though, because per Adweek,  it’s actually a clever viral marketing campaign for the upcoming artificial intelligence-oriented sci-fi film, Ex Machina. After the jump, check out Ava‘s Tinder profile and an actual conversation someone had with the movie’s character.

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‘Jurassic World’ Viral Video Introduces InGen’s New Head Security

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We’ve already seen some great viral content from Jurassic World. The film takes place some 20 odd years after the events of the first film, with Masnari, a new conglomerate, acquiring InGen and opening the park doors once more. Of course their are other nefarious things going on in the park like the creation of the IndoMinus Rex.

But in a newly released viral video from the Jurassic World site, we are learning more about the InGen and how the company has evolved into something new while still honoring its previous innovations. Hit the jump to check out the video. [Read more…]

Indominus Rex Teased On ‘Jurassic World’ Viral Website

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Though we got to see only a couple of dinosaurs in the first trailer for Colin Treverrow’s Jurassic World, we never got to see the hybrid dinosaur that Bryce Dallas Howard’s character “cooked up.” Well it looks like that may change. The site sat practically unnoticed since the debut of the first trailer, and now it has been updated with some very exciting teases of the mysterious, deadly Indominus Rex. Other additions include information on other dinosaurs such as the Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Triceratops, and more. Hit the jump to check out the first images of the Indominus Rex as well as other information about the park. [Read more…]

Game Of Thrones Coming To Theaters For IMAX Run

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Time to scale The Wall on the big screen as HBO’s campaign for the next season of the hit fantasy show includes screening episodes of season four in select theaters in IMAX. While the show isn’t shot in the format, it will be digitally remastered for the IMAX run in select theaters around the U.S starting January 30 on 50 screens.

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The Park Is Open: Teaser For “Jurassic World” Trailer Arrives!

jurassic_world_ver2_xlg-720x1067The first trailer for Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World does not arrive until this coming Thursday, right on time for Thanksgiving. However, Universal has decided to start the hype train now – debuting a 15 second teaser for the trailer online, across various social media platforms. Get your first look at the movie after the jump! [Read more…]

‘American Hustle’ Vinyl For The Movie Fan Hits Stores On Record Store Day!

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Film enthusiasts rejoice! Studios are listening to your wishes for certain objects in movies. In a campaign that celebrates the tangibility of music in a digital age, the folks over at Sony music have released a limited edition of the American Hustle soundtrack on glorious vinyl. Seems to be a fitting pair to gift with a certain popular mixtape coming to cassette for the movie fan in your life. Oh nostalgia!

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“Jurassic World” Viral Site Reveals Countdown to Thanksgiving

countdownBriefly: Yesterday, a viral site for the fictional company, Masrani Global, went online. It was quickly discovered that this was the start of an ARG for the highly anticipated Jurassic World. Within the website, there were several pages containing information about Masrani as well as the actual Jurassic World theme park. Clicking around, fans discovered yet another site – one for the theme park itself! Not much on it yet: a ticker with the latest park news, links to social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram… OH! and a huge countdown clock, which at press time has 9 days, 7 hours and 13 minutes left – which is 9 PM on Thursday, November 27th! Will we have a Jurassic World teaser trailer to be thankful for on Thanksgiving? Find out when the countdown ends!

Jurassic World opens in theaters on June 12th, 2015!

‘Jurassic World’ Viral Site Launches; New Images Released Reveal Characters

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We’ve known that Jurassic World takes place some 22 years after the events of Jurassic Park. Though the subsequent sequels would be considered canon, Colin Treverrow’s upcoming film doesn’t seem to be considered with the multiple returns to the various island Dr. Hammond owned in the films. Now a newly launched viral website will help fill in those gaps between the first film and the newest one. We learn that Masrani Global is the company that helped rebuild Jurassic Park into the thriving dinosaur-filled theme park that it is today.

The viral site has what you’d expect to see in these faux websites, history of the company, career opportunities, and of course media, which actually consists of images. These new images include our first looks at Iffran Khan and BD Wong’s characters. But it also give us some insight as to what happened to INGEN since the incident 22 years ago. Hit the jump for more. [Read more…]

Watch This: Viral Video For 90s Style ‘Birdman Returns’ Trailer

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Birdman is already out in theaters, and based on the trailers that have already been released you may have noticed that the film is about a Hollywood star looking for redemption by playing in a stageplay version of the character he is most known for.  With various TV ads running, it’s really hard not to notice the film.  Now Fox Searchlight Pictures is trying something a bit more unconventional: they have launched a viral video that stays true to the themes of the film.  Hit the jump to check out the trailer for Birdman Returns. [Read more…]