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2010-01-08 14:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced that writer/directors Neil LaBute (The Shape of Things, Possession), John August (The Nines, writer Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), as well as New York Times Media Correspondent Michael Cieply will be moderators at the tenth annual Directors Close-Up, taking place February 3 - March 3, 2010 at The Landmark - West Los...

2010-01-04 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Movement is proud to announce a theatrical day-and-date iTunes indie movie release, truly achieving the company's mission of bringing the best in independent and art-house cinema to film fans across the country whether they live in metropolises or rural communities. Award-winning documentary film MINE, distributed by Film Movement, will be released in theaters nationwide kicking off with its San Francisco theatrical premiere concurrent with its...

2009-11-13 07:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremiah Sayys, who recently made his directorial debut with the film "Of Silence," is gearing up to produce, from his production company WorldsLastHero Productions, his next film, "DeadLands Cry," a drama/horror/thriller, which he will also direct and star in. Raquel Castro, from "Jersey Girl," is currently in talks to star opposite Sayys as his character Tristan's fifteen-year-old daughter, Sydney. The film is about a young father, Tristan, and his...

2009-09-02 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- New York-based Entertainment Company Docurama Films has lined up a slate of activities to commemorate ten years of bringing the world great documentary films. The first and only home entertainment distribution label dedicated exclusively to championing documentary filmmakers, Docurama Films has spent the past decade unearthing and releasing the great classic docs of the last fifty years while scouring film festivals for new filmmakers who are taking the...

2009-08-05 11:18:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is launching a new series of one-hour specials that will provide a Film Studies 101 look at top cinematic genres. The series - called A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES - will debut Friday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. (ET) with THE SUSPENSEFUL WORLD OF THRILLERS. Future installments of A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES will include a look at other genres, including a December special on epic cinema. The specials come to TCM from DreamWorks Television, with...

2009-07-21 14:30:00

LOS ANGELES, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- 30 year veteran filmmaker Suzanne DeLaurentiis (DeLaurentiis Productions) and executive producer Jeffery Tott have prevailed in a landmark case brought against ThinkFilms regarding the theatrical release of their film 10(th) & WOLF. The star studded film featured such notable talent as Dennis Hopper, Giovanni Ribisi, James Marsden, Val Kilmer and Leslie Anne Warren. 10(th) & Wolf currently reigns as one of the most expensive independent films...

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2009-05-25 06:35:00

In 2007, U2 performed at the Grand Palais of the Cannes film festival to promote their new 3-D concert movie.  Backers of the film believed the movie would bring in a new generation of 3-D films. Independent studios are still waiting for that new era to arrive. Three-dimensional cinema faces many hurdles including the lack of 3-D equipped theaters in Europe and Asia. Lack of financial backing keeps many independents from expanding into 3-D film making. Despite the financial barrier,...

2009-02-19 10:00:00

'FanScore' Utilizes Resources of OTX's Motion Picture Group to Provide Weekly Ranking System of Current Theatrical Releases LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Flicketz, a digital platform that brings the movie community together with access and insight, launched one of its premier products today - FanScore, a proprietary movie ranking system. FanScore has joined forces with OTX's Motion Picture Group, the global research and consulting firm's leading consumer motion picture research...

2009-01-13 16:26:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive producers Franco Sama and Jordan Yale Levine announced today that they have secured the domestic (United States and Canada) release of their latest pic, "PAID," in an agreement recently inked between New York based independent film distribution company, Lightyear Entertainment, and the International Media conglomerate, Vivendi/Universal; the film will be released on February 17th, 2009. According to the film's Dutch director, Laurence...

2008-10-30 09:00:24

Blockbuster said the Hollywood horror classic "The Exorcist" topped its "Nightmare-Maker Movies" online survey. Participants in this month's poll on blockbuster.com were asked to name the movie most likely to give them nightmares and 6,000 people responded. "The Exorcist," a terrifying tale of demonic possession, was by far the most frequently named "Nightmare-Maker Movie," with 21 percent of movie lovers choosing it as the most haunting, Blockbuster said. "Halloween" came in second, with...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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