Your Screening Room for Summer Cinema Blockbusters: blinkxBy Blinkx, PRNE
Sunday, August 14, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO, August 15, 2011 -
- Grab your popcorn and watch the latest movie trailers, behind the scenes footage, and cast and celebrity interviews from www.blinkx.com
Red carpets unrolling and box office records being smashed can only mean one thing: the summer blockbuster movie season is in full swing! blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine, is your one-stop shop for video trailers, reviews, cast interviews, behind the scenes and extra footage from this summer’s biggest cinema stars, all without silly 3D glasses or overpriced snacks.
Everyone’s favorite boy wizard has been burning up the box office charts with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, the final chapter in the enchanting series. This may be the last cinematic adventure at Hogwarts, but wipe away those tears Potter fans, there are still plenty of new ways to experience eight movies worth of magic. Search blinkx.com for footage and cast interviews from the world premiere, or check out what went on behind the scenes during production. It’s easier than waving a wand!
Hollywood is crazy about super heroes, with a new costumed crusader soaring onto the silver screen every few weeks. Check out Chris Evans walk the red, white and blue carpet for the recent premier of Captain America: The First Avenger, where he plays comic fans’ favorite patriotic Nazi-puncher. Want more info about the comic book genre mash-up Cowboys & Aliens? Listen to Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig discuss what it was like to dress as cowboys in chaps and spurs while fighting extraterrestrials with ray guns.
Has 2011 made you nostalgic for the past? Watch the history of the Smurfs to learn more about the world’s favorite little blue cuties before seeing The Smurfs starring Neil Patrick Harris. Fair warning: you might just have that familiar tune stuck in your head all day. Curious about how those Apes from the 60s originally came to rule the planet? James Franco takes us to modern day San Francisco to discover how those pesky primates came to supremacy in the trailer for Rise of the Planet of the Apes. And although no one can replace Arnold, the Lionsgate reboot of Conan the Barbarian is sure to send us back to the action-packed days of swords and sorcery.
Whether you’re looking to check out the latest video interviews from your favorite stars, or the hottest trailers for this summer’s big budget movies, visit www.blinkx.com to bring big screen entertainment home.
As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as the smartest way to find rich media on the Web. The company has made more than 720 partners and has indexed over 35 million hours of video and audio content to date.
blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. blinkx’s founders set out to solve a significant challenge - as TV and user-generated content on the Web explode, keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx’s patented search technologies listen to - and even see - the Web, helping users enjoy a breadth and accuracy of search results not available elsewhere. In addition, blinkx powers the video search for many of the world’s most frequented sites. blinkx is based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.
Tim Turpin of Sparkpr, +1-415-321-1894, tim.turpin at sparkpr.com; or Nicole Love of Marlin PR, +44-207-869-8328, nicole.love at marlinpr.com; or NOMAD and Broker, Charles Lytle, or Christopher Wren, both of Citigroup Global Markets Ltd, +44-207-986-4000; all for blinkx plc
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