Quantcast

Latest Film Stories

2014-06-09 12:25:59

In the news release, Metropolitan Golf Writers To Host National Awards Dinner In Westchester, issued 09-Jun-2014 by Westchester County Tourism & Film over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the year in the first paragraph and name of the event in the third paragraph has been updated from "1952" to "1975," and "LPGA Championship" to "KPMG Women's PGA Championship (formerly the LPGA Championship)," respectively. The complete, corrected release follows: Metropolitan Golf...

2014-06-09 12:24:35

Union Leaders Urge Administration To Look Again At Steel Imports WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa and top leaders with the union's railway conference are calling on the Department of Commerce to fully weigh the concerns of the U.S. steel industry as it continues its anti-dumping probe looking at cheap imports being brought into this country by South Korea and eight other nations....

2014-06-08 16:20:53

--Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting-- LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of June 8, 2014 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) and International Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical measurement services. As the trusted standard for all studio box office...

2014-06-06 23:08:43

La Dentellière is a new digital publishing house that makes books specifically for the tablet market, designed by artists. La Dentelliere's version of Thumbelina has just been released. Maisons-Laffitte, France (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Little Thumbelina is only as big as your thumb! Hans Christian Andersen, the Danish author who wrote this tale in the 18th century, sent Thumbelina on many adventures. She meets toads, butterflies, a cockchafer, a mouse, a mole, a swallow, and, of...

2014-06-06 23:02:32

“This fight may get ugly before it ever get’s fixed and may ultimately hurt both Verizon and Netflix brands,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Netflix now delivers it’s content over the Internet to customers. They do business with assorted ISP’s across the country to do this. Now Netflix is telling it’s customers to blame Verizon for the slow streaming or downloading. In response Verizon is warning Netflix to stop blaming them or...

2014-06-06 16:22:36

Furthers RNTS' Tri-Media Strategy AMSTERDAM, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RNTS Media N.V. announces today that, in continuing to build out its global digital content transformation platform, it is pleased to confirm a first collaboration with Relativity Media Ltd. ("Relativity"), a next-generation global media company engaged in multiple aspects of content production and distribution, including movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music. RNTS Media has acquired the rights...

asteroid the beast
2014-06-06 12:18:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last year, a massive asteroid that had gone undetected exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia in a huge fireball and another, much bigger asteroid spotted in April is expected to buzz past Earth this weekend. While the incoming HQ124 asteroid, aka “the Beast,” is not expected to make contact with the Earth’s atmosphere, professional skywatchers will be keeping close tabs on the massive space rock nonetheless. “What’s...

2014-06-05 23:07:48

Cupcake Digital and DreamWorks Animation released a new original read and play app today, titled How To Train Your Dragon 2 (The Official Storybook App), based on the highly anticipated DreamWorks Animation film How to Train Your Dragon 2, arriving in theaters June 13, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Cupcake Digital and DreamWorks Animation released a new original read and play app today, titled How To Train Your Dragon 2 (The Official Storybook App), based on the highly...

2014-06-05 23:02:45

The LightWave 3D Space Command Challenge is on. Design spaceships in LightWave3D software for a chance to have your spaceship model featured with full screen credits in the upcoming Space Command movie. Burbank, California (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today it has teamed up with Marc Scott Zicree’s "Space Command" franchise to deliver the ultimate sci-fi challenge to the LightWave 3D community—The LightWave 3D Space...

2014-06-05 16:25:33

Paramount Pictures' Transformers: Age of Extinction to be CMMG's first U.S. film LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's largest movie media group, China Movie Media Group (YING SHISHANG also known as "CMM"), announced today it will open its first United States office in Los Angeles, California. In tandem, it will team with its first U.S. studio, Paramount Pictures, to launch the marketing of Transformers: Age of Extinction (TF4) in China, a movie that has incorporated many...


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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
Related