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2014-09-19 16:22:59

MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Telefilm Canada, which chairs the pan-Canadian Oscar selection committee, is pleased to announce that the feature film Mommy, directed by Xavier Dolan, has been selected to represent Canada for consideration in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 87(th) Academy Awards, to be held in Hollywood on February 22, 2015. "For the last several years, Canadian cinema has made waves at the Oscars with strong and audacious films," said Carolle...

2014-09-19 12:24:20

Geekend author David Wagner is no stranger to controversy. This week, he takes on beloved children's film Finding Nemo to sort fact from fish fiction. NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not every day that a writer can take on the big myths in our society. Today, one writer has that chance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147259 In his latest Geekend installment for InformationWeek, author David Wagner takes on a sacred cow of sorts - the Pixar movie that...

2014-09-19 08:27:08

Milanoo, a well-known online fashion store, has just started celebrating this year's Halloween by shooting a scary 'Zombie Takeover' video. As preparation for the celebration, the company has also stocked up their store with a huge collection of Halloween costumes for their customers. CHENGDU, China, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned online fashion store Milanoo has just released an innovative video as part of the company's Halloween celebrations for the year. This...

2014-09-18 23:11:26

Edgar Rice Burroughs' "The Lost Continent – Beyond Thirty and the Man Eater" an All-New Digital WebComic Launch Tarzana California (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The world of 2137 was half known and half unknown – at least as far as the Pan-American Union was concerned. Having stayed out of the Great War over 200 years before, the entire eastern hemisphere – east of the 30th Meridian West and west of the 175th Meridian East [essentially, all of Europe, Africa and Asia] –...

2014-09-18 23:08:12

New channel provides branded entertainment to fill the void left by shuttering of Microsoft Entertainment Studios Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 After Hours HD (http://www.afterhourshd.com), a new digital broadcast channel promoted on After Previews Tv digital hubs and After Hours HD mobile app, integrates native advertising embedded in the storytelling process. The channel, already scheduled to debut on Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, Opera TV and Android TV will now find the gamer...

2014-09-18 20:22:11

Three-Time Oscar® Winner Commits to TriStar and Film4 Collaboration as Next Film Spring Start Planned CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar(®)-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film, his first since winning the Academy Award(®) for directing the groundbreaking Life of Pi. The film will be produced...

2014-09-18 20:22:06

Escape to the Hudson Valley for Hayrides, Haunted Houses, the Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze, Festivals and More WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaf peeping, harvest festivals and a host of Halloween events for all ages are some of the ways to enjoy the festivities in Westchester County, the heart of the Hudson Valley. "Westchester County has great attractions for residents and visitors to enjoy this fall," said County Executive Robert P. Astorino. "From frightful...

2014-09-18 08:26:58

25-Year Industry Veteran Played Key Role in Growing LEGO, Star Wars and DreamWorks Brands SANTA MONICA, Calif. and VANCOUVER, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move to continue building Lionsgate's (NYSE: LGF) global franchises and extend them into new lines of business, the Company has named Kerry Phelan, a 25-year consumer branding veteran and former head of consumer products and licensing for DreamWorks Animation, to the newly-created position of Executive Vice President of...

clownfish
2014-09-18 07:23:51

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online "Just keep swimming, just keep swimming." That's the advice that Dory, from Disney's Finding Nemo, gave to the father of a lost clownfish. According to a new study led by the ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) and the University of Exeter, that's apparently what baby clownfish do. The findings, published in PLOS ONE, demonstrate that clownfish larvae can swim up to nearly 250 miles in search of a home. This...

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2014-09-18 05:20:09

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online King Richard III of England died after suffering multiple blows from weapons, UK researchers have found. Modern forensic analysis of the king’s 500 year old remains, which were discovered under a parking lot in 2012, has identified where the fatal blows probably landed, and what kinds of weapons were likely to have delivered them. Richard died at the Battle of Bosworth Field on Aug 22, 1485, after receiving 11 wounds to his skeleton...


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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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