Quantcast

Latest Film Stories

2014-09-24 16:24:56

Jeff Daniels Scheduled to Attend Fundraiser for Variety - The Children's Charity KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announces that Jeff Daniels is scheduled to attend an exclusive benefit screening for Universal Pictures' upcoming film, "Dumb and Dumber To." Regal Cinemas Pinnacle 18 IMAX & RPX in Knoxville, TN, will...

2014-09-24 12:27:26

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California-based Legend3D, Inc., an innovative 3D visual effects and conversion company, today announced the promotions of three key players: Anthony Lopez to Chief Information Officer, Jared Sandrew to Chief Creative Officer and Matt Akey to EVP of Production and Chief Marketing Officer. "Legend is fortunate to have these talented professionals who can comfortably take on new executive responsibilities," said Legend CEO, Brian...

2014-09-24 12:26:24

Winner 'Best Picture' and 'Best Suspense Thriller' BATON ROUGE, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jake's Road, a full length suspense thriller that descends into horror by writer/director Mike Mayhall and starring Oscar nominated actor Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight, The Expendables, The Cable Guy), Garrett Hines (Green Lantern, Last Vegas) and Leticia Jimenez (CW's 'The Originals' and USA Network's 'Satisfaction'), hits stores today. Winner, 'Best Picture', at the New Orleans...

2014-09-24 12:25:44

SpectiCast teams up with Compass International Pictures and Trancas International Films to Bring John Carpenter's 1978 Classic Back to Cinemas This October LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectiCast, one of the fastest growing event cinema marketing and distribution companies in the world, has partnered with Compass International Pictures and Trancas International Films to bring John Carpenter's immortal 1978 classic, Halloween, back to theaters worldwide beginning...

2014-09-24 12:25:32

Under the Bed to Hit Theaters Next Year MIAMI, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami-Based Sobe Brooke Studios, an independent production company specializing in producing motion pictures for theatrical release, just wrapped up production for one of three films they are working on since partnering with legendary LA production company, Radar Pictures. Under the Bed, a thriller inspired by true events in which a stalker takes up residence under the bed of his female target, just...

2014-09-23 23:14:09

The Gesundheit! Institute and Idea Marketing Group have collaborated on a newly designed and developed website. Plainfield, IL (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The Gesundheit! Institute founded by Patch Adams, MD was in need of a new design and restructuring for their existing website. The Institute had outgrown their previous website as the organization had grown. They needed a way to navigate to the different branches of the organization in a more accessible way, as well as present the look...

2014-09-23 20:20:59

Wildlife Conservationist Jeff Corwin featured in "Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland" Opening on October 5, 2014 at the California Science Center LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Science Center invites audiences to an exploration of a paradise unlike any other, with the breathtaking IMAX film, "Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland" narrated by Jeff Corwin, premiering this October 5(th). "Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland" brings to the giant screen...

2014-09-23 08:27:17

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ken Osmond, best known for playing Eddie Haskell on the long-running family comedy "Leave it to Beaver" has released his official biography, EDDIE: The Life and Times of America's Preeminent Bad Boy , including a foreword by Jerry Mathers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/147006 Eddie Haskell was the bad kid who never went away. When child actor Ken Osmond stepped onto the set of "Leave it to Beaver" in 1957, he...

2014-09-21 16:20:45

-Only Rentrak Provides the Official Global Movie Results- LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 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 Sept. 21, 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....

2014-09-19 23:08:25

Christie was awarded three Best of InfoComm 2014 honors by rAVe Publications while 70,000 of the publication’s readers voted a Christie 4K product as Favorite Projector.​​​​​​​​​​​ Cypress, Calif. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Christie®, the global leader in visual displays and audio technologies, was awarded three Best of InfoComm 2014 honors by rAVe Publications while 70,000 of the publication's readers voted a Christie 4K product as Favorite Projector....


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...

More Articles (7 articles) »
Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.