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2014-07-27 08:20:37

SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Zealand is about to become the talk of fantasy enthusiasts around the world, with the call going out globally to find fans eager to take an ultimate Middle-earth journey to New Zealand. Gearing up for the December 17, 2014, release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand, in conjunction with New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures, yesterday announced The Hobbit...

2014-07-25 16:22:21

By Chaz Ebert CHICAGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Ebert Digital: COMIC-CON San Diego is under way, and it inspired me to go back and read some of Roger's reviews of superhero movies (ten of which are linked below). Roger confessed to having a particular fondness for the superhero comic book (graphic novel) movie genre. As I read some of the reviews, I realized that to me Roger was my Superhero, the glasses-wearing, mild-mannered film critic who...

2014-07-24 23:06:42

‘Making Do With More’ Event at Hollywood’s Historic El Capitan Theatre Will Explore the Impact of Enriched Pictures and Sound for Filmmakers and Content Creators Hollywood, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference &...

2014-07-24 08:30:47

Interactive Santa Adventure Embodies DreamWorks' Distinctive Blend of World-Class Technology and Storytelling for a Next Generation Holiday Experience GLENDALE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a little known fact that Shrek, the curmudgeonly ogre best known for fiercely protecting his swamp, actually dedicates his Christmas vacation to helping families find Santa - but this year the secret is out! DreamWorks Animation (Nasdaq: DWA), the global family entertainment brand best known...

2014-07-23 23:21:57

––TriCaster’s chief architect will set strategic direction for the company–– SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 NewTek™ today announced that Dr. Andrew Cross has been named president of NewTek with responsibility for the overall strategic direction of the company’s video business. Dr. Cross will retain his current title and duties as chief technology officer and report to NewTek chief executive officer, Jim Plant. Dr. Cross joined NewTek in 1998 as a senior software...

2014-07-23 23:19:58

QA Graphics recently produced a unique marketing tool for Chicago Pneumatic, a global manufacturer of high-performance tools and equipment. Ankeny, Iowa (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 QA Graphics recently produced a unique marketing tool for Chicago Pneumatic, a global manufacturer of high-performance tools and equipment. Performance Marketing partnered with QA Graphics to help produce an animated video for Chicago Pneumatic. The video will be used to educate members of their sales channel and...

2014-07-23 23:10:13

SMPTE to Exhibit in IBC2014 Partnership Village, Stand 8.F51f White Plains, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 SMPTE at IBC2014 Technical Sessions SMPTE members will lead a variety of sessions during the IBC2014 exhibition. The Society will offer “Laser Projectors Part 1: Seeing is Believing” and “Laser Projectors Part 2: Is the Devil in the Details?” as part of the IBC Big Screen Experience. Produced and chaired by Peter Ludé, past president of SMPTE, the session will address the...

2014-07-23 12:32:28

CALGARY, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Zenith Epigenetics Corp. ("Zenith" or the "Company") today announced that it has appointed Julie Cherrington PhD to act as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Epigenetics Corp. Julie has an extensive background leading companies focused on the discovery and development of novel cancer therapeutics and is well-versed in the challenges of developing drugs and advancing them into the clinic and through to commercialization. Her...

2014-07-23 04:21:09

Network Marketing Company Taking Science-Backed Product to International Market SALT LAKE CITY, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Limitless Worldwide(TM) has been making a name for itself in the network marketing industry. Although it's a relative newcomer, its line of science-backed products, partnerships with athletes and celebrities, patent-pending TriBrid Overlay Compensation Plan(TM) and NSF Certified for Sport(®) formulations have all helped set it apart. And now the company is...

2014-07-23 00:21:07

A Spectacular Stand-Alone Massive Compilation of Vintage Movie Posters and Lobby Cards from the Morris Everett, Jr. Collection to Be Offered by Profiles in History in December 2014 Auction LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Hollywood entertainment auction house, Profiles in History, will preview a variety of vintage movie lobby cards from the unprecedented Morris Everett, Jr. collection at this year's San Diego Comic-Con 2014. The scheduled December auction will be a...


Latest Film Reference Libraries

Kraken
2013-09-16 08:51:29

The Kraken is a legendary sea monster that lives in the waters off Norway and Greenland. The legend itself may have originated from sightings of giant squid that can grow 40 - 50 feet in length. It was classified as a cephalopod and given the scientific name Microcosmus marinus by Carolus Linnaeus in 1735. In 1746 he called it Singulare monstrum meaning a unique monster. In 1752-1753 bishop of Bergen, Erik Pontoppidan, described the Kraken as sometimes being mistaken for an island and...

Issie
2013-09-06 09:50:14

Issie is a lake monster claimed to inhabit Lake Ikeda, on Kyushu Island in Japan. The name Issie was formed as an analogy to “Nessie”, the Loch Ness Monster. The legend comes from a myth that Issie was a white mare and had a foal. They lived on the shores of Lake Ikeda. When her foal was kidnapped by a samurai, she searched desperately to find it. In despair she jumped into the lake and was transformed into the lake monster. When she surfaces, the legend says she is searching for her...

Giant Anaconda
2013-08-12 13:07:11

The anaconda is a large snake found in South America and the green anaconda is considered to be one of the largest snakes in the world. The word anaconda may have derived from the Tamil word anaikondran, meaning elephant killer, or anaikkonda, meaning having killed an elephant. The word anaconda was first used in a 1768 description of a large snake found in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and became a myth, the anaconda of Ceylon. An average size for the anaconda is about 20 feet and weighing 330...

Beast of Gevaudan
2013-08-04 06:59:16

The beast of Gevaudan is a man-eating wolf-like animal that resided in the Margeride Mountains of Gevaudan from 1764 to 1767. It was described as having remarkable teeth and long tail. Its fur was tinted white and emitted an unbearable odor. It was said that its victims were killed by the beast ripping at the throat. An estimated 210 attacks were documented; all were men that resulted in 113 deaths and 49 injuries with 98 of the victims partly eaten. Many of the attacks happened while...

800px-Subadult_Spinosaurus
2012-03-22 22:37:37

Spinosaurus, meaning “Spine lizard,” is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the lower Albian to lower Cenomanian stages of the Mid Cretaceous Period (112 to 97 million years ago). It lived in what is now North Africa. The type species is S. aegyptiacus. A potential second species, S. maroccanus, was discovered in Morocco. It was the first known dinosaur fossil from Egyptian remains discovered in 1912 and described by German paleontologist Ernst Stromer in 1915. The original remains were...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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