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2014-05-29 08:25:24

TOKYO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Together with the Food Industry Affairs Bureau, Food Service Industry Office of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & ASIA), an Academy Award(R) qualifying short film festival for short films and one of the largest international short film festivals in Asia, will promote "Washoku," Japanese food and its culture mainly in overseas through a program of short films titled "Food &...

2014-04-15 16:23:49

Anonymous Content to Produce; RatPac and Worldview Entertainment to Co-Finance LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leonardo DiCaprio will star in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's film "The Revenant" for New Regency it was announced today by Brad Weston, president and chief executive officer. The film, written by Mark L. Smith and Inarritu, is scheduled to start production this September with a fall 2015 release planned through New Regency's distribution deal with 20(th) Century...

2014-04-15 08:27:02

LIAM NEESON STARS IN THE YEAR'S BIGGEST EDGE-OF-YOUR-SEAT ACTION THRILLER CO-STARRING JULIANNE MOORE, MICHELLE DOCKERY AND ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER LUPITA NYONG'O UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global action star Liam Neeson (the Taken series, Unknown) is a U.S. air marshal fighting to save a plane full of passengers trapped aboard a plane 40,000 feet in the air in the explosive, high-octane action adventure Non-Stop. Available on Blu-ray((TM) )Combo Pack including...

2014-04-07 08:27:45

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)--the voice of the global business travel industry--today announced Academy Award winner, Kevin Spacey, will be a featured speaker at the GBTA Convention 2014 being held July 26-30, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA. Spacey will be speaking at Convention Arena on Monday, July 28. His appearance is made possible by Sabre Travel Network....

2014-04-01 23:27:49

Susan Johnston, producer and founder of the New Media Film Festival, announced today that Roger Corman, the filmmaker, Honorary Academy Award-winner and pioneering producer/director/screenwriter/ actor, will be the recipient of the festival's coveted Legend Award. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Susan Johnston, producer and founder of the New Media Film Festival, announced today that Roger Corman, the filmmaker, Honorary Academy Award-winner and pioneering...

2014-03-27 16:23:51

Partnering with a range of organizations focused on wildlife preservation, Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Entertainment will help conduct a national week of lemur activities timed to the release of the new IMAX®3D documentary 'Island Of Lemurs: Madagascar' LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Corp., in partnership with a range of organizations dedicated to the cause of wildlife preservation, is proud to support a weeklong series of events...

2014-03-25 12:27:37

Farmland selected to debut at key film festivals in Cleveland, Nashville, Atlanta and Newport Beach, Calif. before hitting theatres nationwide LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll's new feature length documentary, Farmland, will be released nationally May 1, 2014. The film will be distributed via D&E Entertainment in more than 60 major markets. Numerous national exhibitors will be carrying the film including: Regal Cinemas,...

2014-02-28 12:25:35

getTV Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the Premiere of 'COVER GIRL', Starring Rita Hayworth and Gene Kelly, on Sunday, March 30, at 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- getTV honors Warner Baxter in March--the first American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor and star of the rare 1940s CRIME DOCTOR series. Each Thursday in March, tune in for classic episodes featuring Baxter as Dr. Robert J. Ordway, an amnesiac whose life as a noted...

2014-02-27 23:01:47

Aire Serv has the five most comforting picks for the Academy Awards. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The 86th Annual Academy Awards are March 2. Many great films debuted in 2013 and Aire Serv has the five most comforting picks for the Academy Awards. Academy Award pick for Best Picture “Gravity” Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) and Lieutenant Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) attempt to return to earth after a mid-orbit collision with space debris. Aire Serv picked “Gravity”...

2014-02-26 08:24:07

Nicholson Leads List With US$390 Million Fortune, 2014 Oscar Nominee Bullock Ranks Tenth NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor Jack Nicholson tops Wealth-X's Oscar-Winning Actors Rich List with an estimated net worth of US$390 million. The 76-year-old three-time Oscar winner won his first Academy Award in 1976 for "One Flew The Cuckoos Nest", and claimed two more trophies in 1984 for "Terms of Endearment" and in 1998 for "As Good As It Gets". Sandra Bullock - the only...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.