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2010-11-08 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor the country's heroic veterans in the lead-up to Veterans Day, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE), together with the USO (United Service Organizations) and the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), present a premiere screening of seven-time Academy Award® winning World War II classic The Bridge on the River Kwai. The digitally restored film is being screened at the US Navy Memorial Burke Theater in Washington,...

2010-11-02 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) is giving James Bond fans a double dose of their favorite secret agent with the release of GoldenEye 007, a modern take on the legendary GoldenEye adventure for Wii and Nintendo DS; and James Bond 007: Blood Stone, an original, cinematic Bond experience for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PC and Nintendo DS. Both games are penned by legendary Bond...

2010-10-07 14:21:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Drafthouse Films announced today that Chris Morris' new comedy Four Lions will open in select cities on November 5. The film will expand wider in the weeks following the November 5th opening. The current list of cities and theaters includes: Angelika Film Center, New York, NY Regent Westwood, Los Angeles, CA E Street, Washington, DC Kendall Square, Boston, MA Ritz at the Bourse, Philadelphia, PA Lumiere, San Francisco, CA...

2010-10-04 09:41:00

CANNES, France, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, today announced a partnership with media content company, Chorion and the publisher, Frederick Warne & Co., owners of the Beatrix Potter(TM) property, to develop and produce a brand-new animated preschool series based on the characters created by Beatrix Potter in the series The Tales of Peter Rabbit. Slated to air in 2012 on Nickelodeon and Nick Jr., the series will feature many...

2010-09-08 14:45:00

NORFOLK, Neb., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Candi Wingate has been taking the mystery out of providing exceptional child care to families, corporations and even television programs for over 20 years. Candi is the founder of Nannies4Hire.com, and the sister companies of Nannies of Nebraska, Babysitters4Hire.com and Care4Hire.com. In her new book, available October 1, 2010, The Nanny Factor: A Parent's Guide to Finding the Right Nanny for Your Family, Candi provides the same know-how to parents...

2010-09-03 11:25:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Arguably the world's most famous car, the actual 1964 Aston Martin DB5 driven by James Bond - Sean Connery - in both Goldfinger and Thunderball will be on display for four days this month in New York City as it is readied to be the lead attraction for RM Auctions' annual Automobiles of London event October 27th at the Battersea Evolution. Presented by RM, in association with Sotheby's, this DB5 is expected to bring more than $5 million during the...

2010-07-01 06:35:00

OBERLIN, Ohio, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- When Jack Dawkins, the character known as The Artful Dodger in Charles Dickens' classic "Oliver Twist," is deported to the United States, readers are left with no further information about his whereabouts or circumstance. In his fascinating new book, "The Further Adventures and Life of Jack Dawkins, also known as The Artful Dodger" (published by Trafford Publishing), Alan Montgomery brings the iconic character back to life in a tale chronicling what...

2010-06-28 16:12:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of his 90th birthday, Sony Pictures Digital Productions is excited to announce the renaming of its 119-seat screening theater after visual effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen. The honor comes just days after the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) paid tribute to the creative legend in London with a special award feting his contributions to film. The Ray Harryhausen Theater will be formally dedicated on Monday, July 12,...

2010-06-01 05:00:00

LONDON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- PAY ATTENTION, BOND FANS! RM Auctions announces the consignment of one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century - the 1964 Aston Martin DB5 James Bond movie car - to its annual 'Automobiles of London' event at the Battersea Evolution in London on 27th October, where it is available for sale for the first time in history and expected to achieve in excess of $5 million. The car is being offered by RM in association with Sotheby's, with whom...

2010-04-19 14:45:00

LONDON, April 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 007 producers, Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions, today announced they have suspended development on the next James Bond film previously scheduled for release 2011/2012. "Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the future of MGM and the failure to close a sale of the studio, we have suspended development on BOND 23 indefinitely. We do not know when development will resume and do not have a date for the release of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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