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2013-07-14 23:02:05

Famed California effects and creature design studio offering animated creature clips for use in iOS, Mac and Windows PC app. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 Tippett FX, LLC today announced that it has formed a partnership with visual technology group Pixelux Entertainment to supply and license Hollywood-style original and creature animations for the Efexio special effects marketplace. In addition, Efexio, Inc. today announced the creation of an exclusive “Tippett Creature Shop”...

2011-01-18 19:23:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced the program for its 10th annual Directors Close-Up series, taking place February 2 - March 2, 2011 at The Landmark - West Los Angeles. Writer/Directors James Gray (Two Lovers) and Robin Swicord (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), and Los Angeles Film Festival Artistic Director David Ansen will be moderators. Series...

2009-10-01 17:23:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloe Moretz and Oscar®-nominee Richard Jenkins will headline the cast of Let Me In, Matt Reeves' adaptation of Let the Right One In, when principal photography begins this fall in New Mexico. The announcement was made today by Hammer Films Co-CEOs Simon Oakes and Nigel Sinclair, as well as Overture Films CEO Chris McGurk and COO Danny Rosett. Director Reeves (Cloverfield) has cast Smit-McPhee (The...

2008-09-08 06:00:14

By Chuck Barney If J.J. Abrams drives a better car and lives in a bigger house than most of us, it's clearly because the man possesses an uncanny ability to concoct turbocharged, thrill-ride entertainment that sucks us in and holds us spellbound. (See: "Alias,""Lost,""Cloverfield.") There are a lot of deluded people in Hollywood who think they can pull that off, but, really, it's harder than it looks. And now it appears Abrams might have scored again with "Fringe," a creepy, mystifying...

2008-09-05 18:00:16

DISASTER MOVIE (12A, 87 mins) Comedy/Action/Sci-Fi/Romance. Matt Lanter, Vanessa Minnillo, Gary 'G Thang' Johnson, Crista Flanagan, Nicole Parker, Ike Barinholtz. Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer.***** WHEN you've hit rock bottom and the last glimmer of hope has disappeared, the only way is up, isn't it? Apparently not, as Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer demonstrate so emphatically with their latest scattershot spoof, boasting a snappy title that sums up both the film's...

2008-09-01 09:00:17

By Rick Bentley McClatchy Newspapers DISASTER MOVIE -- * -- Matt Lanter, Kim Kardashian; rated PG-13 (vulgarity, profanity) "Disaster Movie." The name says it all. Not since the Hindenberg has something crashed and burned as spectacularly as this film. This is the latest juvenile attempt by writer/directors Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer to milk laughs out of the formulas used in their "Scary Movie,""Date Movie" and "Epic Movie." The formula had worn as thin as Kim Kardashian's acting...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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