Entertainment News Archive - March 21, 2010

LOS ANGELES, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the weekend theatrical box office numbers for the weekend period of March 19 through March 21, 2010 according to the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical box office data collection and analytical service. The twelve estimated top producing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of Sunday, March 21, 2010 include: Rank Title Distributor Weekend Gross Cume Locations 1 Alice In Wonderland Disney $34,509,000 $265,752,668 3739 2 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 20th Century Fox $21,800,000 $21,800,000 3077 3 The Bounty Hunter Sony $21,000,000 $21,000,000 3074 4 Repo Men Universal $6,151,240 $6,151,240 2521 5 She's Out Of My League Paramount $6,015,000 $19,953,811 2958 6 Green Zone Univers

Catholics Must Send a Message in November WASHINGTON, March 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Advocate's leadership provided the following comments on the health care bill. "Today's vote will go down in history as one of the greatest expansions of abortion since Roe v.

PALM DESERT, Calif., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- GlideTV, Inc. previewed today a new software application for their Navigator product that makes it a breeze to use a laptop or mini-PC connected to an HDTV for watching Internet video.

PALM DESERT, Calif., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- At today's DEMO Spring 2010 conference, MiniMash(TM) will unveil the world's only Web-based platform for the creation of mashups with user-generated video.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- "To Comfort You," a film that deals with a mother's love for her HIV stricken daughter, won the prestigious Jury Award for Best Picture at the Beverly Hills Short Film Festival and its stars, Susan Blakely and Pauley Perrette shared the Best Actress Jury Award on Sunday night. The film, directed by Marc Saltarelli, written by Tom O'Leary and produced by Barney Cheng won Best Drama and Best Film of the festival. "To Comfort You" is executive produced by Park Walkup and is a co-production of Out of the Park Productions and Line 9 Films. Blakely, a former Golden Globe winner for Best Actress in the ground-breaking mini-series, "Rich Man, Poor Man" who also appears in TNT's "Southland" and Perrette, star of CBS top rated drama series, "NCIS" have starred together in the feature film, "Hungry Hearts" which was released in 2001. Contact: Stephen Jaffe, Jaffe & Co., Inc.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.