Frozen (2013)

Now Playing Synopsis: After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), her sprightly sister Anna (Kristen Bell) teams up with a rough-hewn mountaineer named Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and his trusty reindeer Sven to break the icy spell. Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee co-directed this Walt Disney Animation Studios production based on Hans Christian Andersen's beloved fairy tale The Snow Queen. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Hercules (2014)

Opens Friday, Jul 25, 2014 Synopsis: Dwayne Johnson stars as the son of Zeus in this Brett Ratner-directed adaptation of Steve Moore's Radical Comics graphic novel The Thracian Wars. As the story opens, a haunted Hercules (Dwayne Johnson) travels Greece with his five loyal companions, capitalizing on his heroic reputation by selling his services for gold. When a malevolent warlord threatens to thrust the kingdom of Thrace into chaos, however, its desperate ruler and his daughter turn to Hercules to restore the peace. In order to succeed, Hercules must once again summon the strength and valor that once made him a myth among men. Joseph Finnes, Ian McShane, and Rufus Sewell co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Joseph Fiennes, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Rebecka Ferguson, John Hurt, Aksel Hennie, Tobias Santelmann Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Genre identity

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In the Stacks: New chapter books for young readers

...The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom," by Christopher Healy. Have you ever...there's a real threat to all their kingdoms looming, and an evil witch, too (sort...differences to save themselves and their kingdoms? "A Greyhound of a Girl," by Roddy...
Senator: Oil export ban 'outdated relic'

...Prohibition on U.S. Oil Exports in Global Context." The report shows that countries like Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom are net importers of oil that also export oil for a variety of reasons, such as quality of exported oil not matching domestic...
Eyes on you: Experts reveal police hacking methods

...servers in the United States, 49 in Kazakhstan and 35 in Ecuador. Other countries hosting multiple servers include the United Kingdom, Canada and China.Kaspersky's report cautions that hosting a Hacking Team command server doesn't necessarily mean officials...
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India gold culture defies curbs

...Chakraborty, an economist with Standard Chartered Bank in Mumbai.Through centuries of warfare and the shifting borders of regional kingdoms, gold was the safest currency. In some Hindu legends, Brahma, the god who created the universe, was born from a gold egg...
A biblical perspective alarmed. These things must happen. There are two major kingdoms on this earth: the kingdom of God under Jesus Christ and the kingdom of the world under the devil. In the kingdom of God our hearts have been changed by the power of God. 1...
Joining the club

...originally was a religious ceremony. The first ties of marriage to government was the use of marriage to join tribes and later kingdoms together, but it was still a religious ceremony. Marriage was an option and a political tool, but not a requirement. In...
Wes Anderson finds near perfect balance in 'Moonrise Kingdom'

It seems fitting that "Moonrise Kingdom,"arguably Wes Anderson's most grown-up...out their own special place, Moonrise Kingdom, as they try to escape a world that tests...comes as Sam and Suzy build their Moonrise Kingdom on a rocky beach and the way small truths...


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