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Comcast to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch Investor Conference

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Corporation , will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference in Beverly Hills, CA.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

ComingSoon.net

Ouija Summons a New Preview

Universal Pictures has summoned a new preview for their upcoming supernatural thriller, Ouija .

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Deadline

Universal & Legendary Set 'Krampus,' 'Spectral' Dates

Universal Pictures has set a 2015 date for horror comedy Krampus , the Christmas-set flick to be directed by Trick 'R Treat 's Michael Dougherty.

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Related Topix: Media, Life, Holidays, Christmas

NBC Philadelphia

Philly Will Not Be "Purged" on Friday

Rumors swirling on social networks about a real-life purge -- where a band of psychopaths go around and commit mass murder -- coming to Philadelphia are as fake as the film they're based.

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Film Noir - the dark, suspenseful style of filmmaking from the 1940s and 1950s - left an indelible imprint on the world of cinema as we know it.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Dark Horizons News

"Fault" Director To Helm Lestat Reboot?

Filmmaker Josh Boone is reportedly in early talks to direct the reboot of Anne Rice's "The Vampire Chronicles" in development Universal Pictures according to The Wrap .

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Seeking Alpha

Quantifying World Cup Impact - What Twitter Could Learn From Comcast

Going into Q2 earnings, I expected Twitter to show the World Cup impact in a similar manner that Comcast showed the impact of the Olympics on its Q1 2014 results.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Comcast: Strong Upside Potential, Deal Or No Deal

Potential catalyst in the proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable. Deal would accelerate forward revenue and operating cash flow growth drivers, and be accretive to FCF within one year.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

Reuters

The top films at the North American box office

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, Aug 17 - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting Aug. 15, led by "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Meet Comcast's Future Growth Machine

A downside to size, however, is that growth is limited, because most of the company's sales are coming from fairly mature markets.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Short Interest in Comcast Decreases By 7.2%

Shares of Comcast saw a large decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 17,520,983 shares, a decline of 7.2% from the July 15th total of 18,871,295 shares, StockRatingsNetwork reports.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Short Interest Up 7.3% in July

Comcast was the target of a significant increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 78,951,488 shares, an increase of 7.3% from the July 15th total of 73,561,641 shares, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Reuters

The top films at the North American box office

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, Aug 10 - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting Aug. 8, led by "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" at No.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Watersblogged

Vampire Chronicles

Source: www.starburstmagazine.com --- Saturday, August 09, 2014 Vampires may very well have had one tooth in the mainstream for decades, though bloodsuckers have been big business since the mind-boggling success of the TWILIGHT novels and the subsequent movies.

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Related Topix: Vampire News, Entertainment, Anne Rice, Vocal, Media

Fri Aug 08, 2014

USA Today

The Lonely Island is making a movie with Judd Apatow

Comedic rap group The Lonely Island is set to star in and produce a new movie from Universal Pictures, which will also be produced by comedy overlord Judd Apatow, according to Variety.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Universal Pictures Releases Scarlett Johansson's LUCY in International IMAX Theaters Today

IMAX Corporation , Universal Pictures, a division of Comcast Corp. and EuropaCorp announced that Lucy, the new thriller from acclaimed filmmaker Luc Besson that stars Scarlett Johansson and Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive Imax format and released into Imax theatres in select international ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Universal Pictures acquires Anne Rice's 'Vampire Chronicles' novels

Big news for Anne Rice fans it looks like we will be seeing more movies about her vampires.

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Sys-Con Media

Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort Sink Their...

Starring Luke Evans, the origin story of the man who became Dracula arrives in theaters on , known as "Vlad the Impaler," who infamously tortured his enemies by impaling them alive with a wooden stake and suspending their bodies.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

What's it like to do an online 'internship' with Christian Grey?

In E.L. James' bestselling Fifty Shades of Grey , one of Christian Grey's 50 shades is that he is a very successful businessman.

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MarketNewsVideo

XLY, IBDD: Big ETF Inflows

Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund , which added 16,500,000 units, or a 21.3% increase week over week.

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