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2014-10-20 23:07:39

Forget about the stale candy and the stupid hay rides. These 7 weird gifts might be the best Halloween tricks Stupid.com has given us yet. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Halloween – the time of year when all earth-bound mortals are divided into two groups: old, rotting pumpkins vs. sparkling Cinderellas. Either way, Stupid.com, online retailer of the wackiest gifts on earth, has 7 funny gift ideas guaranteed to make people squirm, squeal, laugh, and cry. The team at...

2014-10-20 20:25:42

Documentary to screen Wednesday as part of the Chicago International Film Festival CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Life Itself," (Magnolia Pictures) the acclaimed documentary chronicling the life of world renowned film critic Roger Ebert, is back on the big screen in Chicago for one night only this Wednesday as part of the Chicago International Film Festival. There will be a special screening at 8 p.m. at AMC River East 21 Theater, 322 E. Illinois Street. The film continues...

2014-10-20 12:36:06

PHOENIX, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cable ONE was recently ranked by PC Magazine as one of the top 10 fastest Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the nation for the fourth year in a row. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121012/LA92137LOGO PC Magazine, the leader for rigorous, labs-based comparative reviews of computing, consumer electronics, business technology, and Internet products, tested ISPs from January 2014 through September 2014, via Speedtest.net - the standard...

2014-10-20 12:27:52

Film Arrives Early on Digital HD October 28 CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The #1 comedy of 2014, Columbia Pictures / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures' 22 Jump Street, will return to theaters on Friday, October 24, 2014, in advance of its release on home entertainment, it was announced today by Rory Bruer, president, Worldwide Distribution for Sony Pictures. As the film has taken in a domestic box office of over $191 million and a worldwide take over $327 million,...

2014-10-20 12:27:19

LIVELY AND MOVING SONGS FROM THE ANIMATED FANTASY-ADVENTURE FEATURING THE ARTISTS US THE DUO, JESSE & JOY, LA SANTA CECILIA AS WELL AS PLACIDO DOMINGO NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack and the original score by Gustavo Santaolalla for the film, The Book of Life. The original film soundtrack is available now digitally and will be released on CD on October 27. The original score soundtrack is...

2014-10-20 12:27:13

BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2014­ /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Television, film and stage actor Giancarlo Esposito launched Bunker Hill Community College's annual Compelling Conversations speaker series on October 16, delivering a dynamic, comprehensive and interactive talk to an enthusiastic audience. Before his talk, Esposito enjoyed a lunch prepared by Culinary Arts students and interacted with students at two Learning Community Seminars, "Telling our Stories" and "Do the Right Thing." After...

2014-10-20 08:28:15

Service Will Launch in First Half of Calendar 2015 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, SANTA MONICA, Calif., and NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move to offer premium content to a growing online audience, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, and Tribeca Enterprises, a diversified global media company which owns and operates the Tribeca Film Festival, have partnered to launch a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, the two companies...

2014-10-19 16:21:02

-Only Rentrak Provides the Official Global Movie Results- LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Oct. 19, 2014, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services. As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, Rentrak provides the only theater-level reporting in the world....

2014-10-18 23:01:23

According to the CEO of DressThat.com, the new one shoulder bridesmaid dresses are all made with high quality materials.What’s more, a lot of them are now priced under $200 in the current promotion. (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 According to the CEO of DressThat.com, the new one shoulder bridesmaid dresses are all made with high quality materials. The company wants to offer more choices for those who are in need of high quality special occasion outfits. What’s more, a lot of them are now...

2014-10-17 16:23:20

Colorfront continues leadership in UHDTV and IMF/DCP mastering capabilities BUDAPEST, Hungary, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Colorfront (www.colorfront.com), the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance dailies and transcoding systems for motion pictures, high-end episodic TV and commercials, will set new performance standards and demonstrate a host of cutting-edge features for Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) post production,...


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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  • Good cheer; viands.
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