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2014-02-20 04:21:00

Prestigious Cognac Hosts an Engaging Evening of Conversation with the Academy Award® Winning Director in Beverly Hills LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOUIS XIII Cognac, the world's most esteemed spirit from the House of Remy Martin®, and The Film Foundation, the leading non-profit film preservation organization founded by filmmaker Martin Scorsese, co-hosted an intimate evening of conversation with Academy Award winning director Ang Lee and special guest, Academy Award...

2011-03-10 15:09:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Use these coordinates to link up and download footage from the SXSW world premiere of Summit Entertainment's new thriller SOURCE CODE. Stars Jake Gyllenhaal (BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN), Michelle Monaghan (DUE DATE), and Vera Farmiga (UP IN THE AIR) joined director Duncan Jones (MOON) in Austin, TX for the red carpet celebration. Coordinates for feed: ---------------------...

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2009-10-02 12:45:42

Randy and Evi Quaid have paid the allegedly delinquent $10,000 California hotel bill that led to their arrests last week, sources told TMZ. The U.S. actor and his wife were arrested in Texas and charged with burglary, conspiracy and defrauding an innkeeper after they allegedly ran up the bill at the San Ysidro Ranch, then left without paying. TMZ said the couple paid the hotel about $5,000 shortly after the warrant was issued for their arrests, then paid the balance Wednesday. The Santa...

2009-09-30 06:35:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as former President Bill Clinton told CNN's Anderson Cooper this past week, "I was wrong" about same-sex marriage referring to the law against it that he had signed early in his administration, and revealed that he is now in support of it, "Mr. Right," a film from director Jacqui Morris and screenwriter David Morris, is set to premiere in Hollywood, October 9, at the Laemmle's Sunset Five Cinema. Just as "Star Trek" star, George Takei...

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2009-09-24 18:35:00

Actor Randy Quaid and his wife, Evi, were arrested in Texas Thursday after allegedly failing to pay a $10,000 hotel bill in California, police said. Quaid, 58 -- the brother of actor Dennis Quaid -- is a former cast member on Saturday Night Live, whose big-screen credits include the National Lampoon Vacation movies, The Paper, Kingpin and Brokeback Mountain. He was nominated for a supporting actor Oscar for The Last Detail. All I can tell you is they're waiting to see the judge, Gracie...

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2009-07-23 10:50:00

The New York apartment building where Australian actor Heath Ledger died last year has been sold for $15 million at a foreclosure auction. Ledger, the Oscar-winning star of The Dark Knight and Brokeback Mountain, died at home after taking a fatal combination of prescription drugs. The actor had been renting the Manhattan apartment for several months after breaking up with his actress girlfriend, Michelle Williams, the mother of his young daughter. The New York Post said Donald Burns, whose...

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2009-06-08 21:16:25

Brokeback Mountain co-stars Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal are in talks for roles in the film version of Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman. The Hollywood Reporter said the stars are in negotiations to reunite for the big-screen adaptation of the non-fiction book by Jamie Reidy, a sales representative for Pfizer in the late 1990s who penned his memoir about working in the pharmaceutical field. Previously titled Pharma, but now called Love and Other Drugs, the film is to be...

2009-02-28 14:49:06

The jury for this year's Venice Film Festival in Italy will be headed up by director Ang Lee, event organizers say. The festival's Web site reveals the Taiwanese-born director will serve as chairman of the judging jury, the BBC reported Friday. The event will run Sept. 2-12. Organizers called Lee, who directed Brokeback Mountain, one of the most highly appreciated international film makers in their online posting. He is one of the most successful directors in creating a dialogue between the...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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