Target Ticket offers thousands of movies and TV shows on digital video service
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10 hotels featured in James Bond movies
Related Stories FDA to start regulating health-related smartphone apps Parents can target what their kids watch on their phones, tablets and TVs, thanks to a new digital video service. Target Ticket launched by the discount chain store offers a whopping 30,000 movies and television shows to buy, rent, download or stream starting at 99 cents. Titles include blockbuster releases like Iron Man 3 and Star Trek Into Darkness and HBO shows like Game of Thrones and True Blood. RELATED: WHAT THE EMMY VOTERS GOT RIGHT – AND WHAT THEY GOT WRONG But parents have the ultimate say about their kids viewing options. The big-box retailer partnered with San Francisco-based nonprofit Common Sense Media, which provides movie and TV reviews, to make it easier for users to select age-appropriate content for their kids. Melinda Sue Gordon/AP Target are aiming to compete with Netflix, which offers its own original series like ‘House of Cards.’ The political drama, which stars Kevin Spacey, won three awards at the 2013 Emmys. Worried parents can also set filters according to the level of violence and profanity and ratings given by the Motion Picture Association of America. PHOTOS: EMMY AWARDS 2013 NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED They can customize profiles for family members so they can watch varied content simultaneously on different devices. The service is aimed at parents who want a kid-safe, easy- to-use service, the company says. Viewers can watch rented content as many times as they want within a 48-hour period. Target Ticket is currently available on PCs, Macs, Android and iOS, along with Internet-connected TVs and Xboxes. Guests can visit TargetTicket.com to access the service or download the app through the App Store or Google Play.
Hotel Cipriani , Giudecca 10, 30133 Venice, Italy; +39 041 240 801; from $1,547 per room per night The Langham, London In “GoldenEye” — the first James Bond film not based on Ian Fleming’s novels — this London hotel doubles as St. Petersburg’s Grand Hotel Europe. The Langham was built in 1865 and is one of London’s first purpose-built hotels. “Goldeneye” isn’t the hotel’s only starring role — it also appears in Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s film “Winning London.” No, we haven’t seen it either. The Langham , 1c Portland Place, Regent Street, London, W1B 1JA T; +44 20 7636 1000; from $454 per room per night Hotel Atlantic Kempinski, Hamburg, Germany Bond scrambles over the rooftop of the Atlantic Kempinski in “Tomorrow Never Dies.” Bond scrambles over the iconic, globe-adorned rooftop of the Atlantic Kempinski in “Tomorrow Never Dies,” and the hotel’s exterior also appears throughout the film. Bond, played by Pierce Brosnan, stays in the hotel’s Atlantic Suite and several scenes were filmed there. Brosnan, the director Roger Spottiswoode and Desmond Llewelyn (who played Q) all stayed at the hotel during filming. Hotel Atlantic Kempinski Hamburg , An der Alster 72-79,20099 Hamburg; +49 40 28880; from $213 per room per night Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India This Indian hotel doubles as Octopussy’s lair in the film of the same name, with the dining room, terrace and hotel barge appearing in various scenes. The hotel’s lily pond is also featured in the film, when Bond girl Octopussy is shown enjoying a naked swim. Local guides and staff members were used as extras. Taj Lake Palace , Lake Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India; +91 294 2428800; from $446 per room per night Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Florida In “Goldfinger,” this enormous hotel (the largest on the United States’ Eastern Seaboard) appears in the sweeping aerial shot which follows the opening credits. In the film, Bond girl Jill Masterton is found dead at the hotel after being covered in gold paint. The Fontainebleau has appeared in several other films, including “The Bodyguard,” “Police Academy 5” and “A Hole In the Head,” which starred Frank Sinatra. Fontainebleau Miami Beach , 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Florida; +1 305 538 2000; from $300 per room per night Hotel Cala Di Volpe, Sardinia, Italy In “The Spy Who Loved Me,” Roger Moore’s Bond seduces KGB agent Amasova in the piano bar.