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2014-04-09 08:26:43

TWO GENRE-DEFINING FILM NOIR CLASSICS COME TO BLU-RAY(TM) FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A pair of groundbreaking movies directed by two of the most influential filmmakers of all time, Billy Wilder and Orson Welles, come to Blu-ray((TM)) for the first time ever when Double Indemnity and Touch of Evil premiere in Limited Edition with Exclusive Collectibles including lobby cards, poster reproductions and a rare still of a never-before-seen...

2011-06-07 00:00:31

Vintage film retailer breaks from conventions of increasingly technology-driven industry with an assortment of classic movie titles, all available on either VHS or DVD. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 Recent years have seen the home video industry almost completely taken over by on-demand streaming video sites such as Netflix, with traditional brick-and-mortar video stores, as well as retail giants such as Blockbuster, struggling to compete with new technology. In a world dominated by...

2011-05-16 16:56:00

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bogart LLC, the owner of all intellectual property rights of the late film legend Humphrey Bogart, has settled its federal lawsuit against furniture retailers Plummers, Scandinavian Designs, and Dania regarding their unauthorized sale of a furniture line called "Bogart." Bogart LLC filed the action in May 2010, alleging violation of California's post-mortem right of publicity statute, and trademark infringement. The case proceeded before Judge...

2010-05-12 19:25:00

LOS ANGELES, CA/>, May 12/> /PRNewswire/ - Media 8 Entertainment, a leading film entertainment company engaged in the production, financing, acquisition, and worldwide licensing of theatrical feature films, and producer of Academy Award(R) winner "Monster," announced today that Kurt Russell/> is attached to play the lead in "Undying" (formerly known as "Reaper"), a supernatural thriller written by Gary Whitta/> (writer of Warner Bros' recent hit film "Book of Eli"). Media 8...

2009-09-13 10:36:52

Director Samuel Moaz said he dedicated his win at Italy's Venice film festival for his war movie Lebanon to the world's troubled war veterans. Euronews.net said while accepting the festival's Golden Lion award for best picture Saturday, Moaz spoke briefly about his own experiences and fallout from the 1982 Lebanon War. I dedicate this award to all the thousands of people around the world who come back from the war, like me, safe and sound but inside the memory will remain stabbed in their...

2009-08-31 13:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Our eyes of flesh see only noir! Even before its official release, a new novel was making the rounds among the cognoscenti of the movie business. Not since The Day of the Locust and The Love of the Last Tycoon has Hollywood and the motion picture industry been shown in such a bold and perspicuous light, a light that producers and directors and screenwriters are clamoring to capture for themselves. Brimming with sex, romance, eye-widening spectacle, and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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