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- September 26, 2001
Lair CD in Production
Also included are numerous extras such as the "watch" feature, which enables owners to relax and enjoy the vibrant animation. Owners can also gain unique insight and perspective on the game's history through historical interviews with the game's creators, which are also accessible through the watch feature.
"Digital Leisure is doing a spectacular job in allowing everyone to play the Dragon's Lair as they loved it in the arcades," said Dragon's Lair co-creator Don Bluth. "Its so nice to see that it has such a special place in people's hearts around the world!"
Dragon's Lair is one of three video games on display in the prestigious Smithsonian Institution, along with Pong and Pac Man. It is known as one of the most influential games in video game history
Jurassic Park 3
Collector's Edition DVD Info
The Jurassic Park 3 Collectors Edition DVD, available in both widescreen and full frame versions, will be priced at $26.98 suggested retail and the VHS, at $22.98 SRP. In addition, a 4-disc "Jurassic Park Trilogy Collection" which includes Jurassic Park, The Lost World, Jurassic Park 3, and an exclusive bonus disc, "Beyond Jurassic Park," will be priced at $75.98.
As a special incentive, consumers who purchase Jurassic Park 3 on DVD before December 31, 2001 may take advantage of a mail-in offer to receive a second Universal Studios Home Video title for free (excluding $2.25 for shipping & handling). Consumers may select their free DVD from one of the following titles:
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle, Bowfinger, Dragonheart Collector's Edition, EDtv Collector's Edition, The Hurricane Collector's Edition, The Jackal Collector's Edition, Man on the Moon, Mercury Rising, Mystery Men, October Sky, Primary Colors, Psycho (1998) Collector's Edition, The Skulls Collector's Edition, The Story of Us, Virus and The Watcher.
Final Weekend Box
A.I. is now out of theaters with a final take of just under $79 million, well below projections.
The gain/loss represents
the movie's performance when compared to last weekend.
News Link of the
Day - Eisner Hopes for a Fairy Tale Ending at His Magic Kingdom
Shrek was a humiliation. Not only was the film produced by DreamWorks,
in a clear attempt to push Disney out of the animation market, but it
also contained many personal jibes at Eisner. For example, Lord Farquaad,
the diminutive villain of Shrek, fumes over remarks about his height
in several scenes. This was interpreted as a riposte to Eisner, who famously
dismissed Katzenberg as 'a little midget' during their legal dispute..."
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