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2011-06-28 19:04:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced an unprecedented film music collaboration between Academy Award® winner and two time nominee T Bone Burnett (CRAZY HEART, COLD MOUNTAIN) and four time Academy Award® nominated composer Danny Elfman (ALICE IN WONDERLAND, SPIDER-MAN) on the music for the highly anticipated film adaptation of THE HUNGER GAMES,...

2009-02-05 13:02:00

MONTREAL, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ - Mike Piersante, Recording Engineer/Mixer, a graduate of Trebas Institute, is nominated by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) for two of the most important "Grammy" Awards (February, 2009), "Record of the Year" and "Album of the Year". Mike was the Engineer/Mixer for the track "Please Read The Letter" from the album "Raising Sand" performed by Robert Plant (of Led Zeppelin) and Alison Krauss. This unusual recording and combo of...

2008-07-10 09:00:55

If you had to pick a turning point in T Bone Burnett's remarkable 40-year-career, it was Feb. 27, 2002 _ the night the 6-foot-6 producer ambled onstage at the Grammys to accept the trophy for "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," which had won for album of the year. Before that night, he was fed up with money-grubbing music executives telling him how to do his job. After "O Brother," he was suddenly free to do as he pleased. "Nobody says anything to me anymore," Burnett says with a laugh. "And if...

2006-01-10 23:13:36

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Giovanni Ribisi and "CSI" star Gary Dourdan are joining the cast of the psychological thriller "Perfect Stranger." Halle Berry and Bruce Willis already have signed on to star. The film is set in the world of Internet intrigue, where Berry plays a woman who goes undercover both online and off to investigate a friend's murder. Ribisi will play Miles Haley, an IT wiz and hacker who helps Berry's character track the killer online....


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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