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2014-05-14 12:28:21

Bullseye tasked with raising awareness of Voices for Children, a Broward County nonprofit committed to raising funds and increasing awareness for the Guardian Ad Litem Program and the work it does for abandoned, abused and neglected children in Broward County FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullseye Strategy, a leading digital marketing agency, announced its partnership with Voices for Children of Broward County, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to...

2014-05-14 12:21:40

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporting members of the U.S. military, veterans and their families is an important part of the mission of the American Red Cross, and MGM Resorts International, University of Phoenix(®), and now Pantry/Kangaroo Express, help that important effort through the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) Giving Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO This program was started in May 2012, coinciding with...

2014-05-14 08:26:34

AVAILABLE DIGITALLY MAY 19 AND CD ON JUNE 3 NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music announces the release of the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of X-Men: Days of Future Past, featuring music composed by BAFTA Award winner John Ottman. The soundtrack will be available digitally on May 19 and on CD June 3. The composer is no stranger to this epic movie series and to the superhero genre. As both composer and editor, Ottman is the musical right-hand man of Bryan Singer,...

2014-05-13 23:13:53

Leading Jacksonville production studio offers video production studio rental with green screen cyc wall, full video lighting grid, and a plethora of amenities for $200 on Tuesdays, reduced from its standard $1,000 per-day rate, starting immediately. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Multiverse Media Group, a leading green screen studio in Jacksonville, FL specializing in, amongst other elements, the needs of film studio personnel, announced the launch of its $200 Studio Tuesdays...

2014-05-13 23:00:16

Recently, Fadhits.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer, has excitedly announced its 2014 maternity bridesmaid dress sale for May. From today to May 31, all people can enjoy a discounted price when they purchase the company’s great maternity bridesmaid outfits. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Recently, Fadhits.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer, has excitedly announced its 2014 maternity bridesmaid dress sale for May. From today to May 31, all people can enjoy a discounted price...

2014-05-13 12:20:47

Global Union Leaders Stand Up for North American School Bus Workers LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Unite the Union General Secretary Len McCluskey met today, as they prepare to bring their fight for workers' rights to the National Express Group PLC (NEX: LN) Board of Directors at the company's Annual General Meeting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO In an historic meeting, the leaders of two of the...

2014-05-13 08:29:02

$12,000,000 to be Invested Annually into Indie Film Projects LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rodric David, Founder and CEO of Thunder Studios in Long Beach, CA, announced today the launch of Thunder Funder. This initiative was created to promote and further develop the independent film industry by investing $12,000,000 annually into selected projects. Thunder Funder provides filmmakers with a full-service production and distribution program designed to maximize an...

2014-05-13 08:26:47

Exhibitor to Bring IMAX Groundbreaking Laser Projection System to New Landmark Complex in Moscow MOSCOW, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Formula Kino, one of Russia's leading exhibition chains, today announced an agreement to install three IMAX(®) theatres in new construction projects across Russia. Under the terms of the agreement IMAX theatres will be installed in Moscow and Novokuznetsk, with IMAX's next-generation laser digital projection...

2014-05-12 12:29:49

Turki Aldakhil, Paul Greengrass, Impact Partners & Reema Kahn Recognized as Outstanding Leaders WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America Abroad Media (AAM) announces that it will honor three outstanding leaders in television and film - TURKI ALDAKHIL, PAUL GREENGRASS, and IMPACT PARTNERS - whose work exemplifies the power of media to inform, educate and empower citizens about the critical social and public policy issues of our time. AAM will also present a special...

2014-05-12 12:25:58

LG Celebrates the Release of the Summer's Biggest Movie Event with its Own Smartphone Smash Hit and Surprise Ticket Giveaways HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics-the maker of the acclaimed LG G2 smartphone, LG G Pad 8.3 LTE tablet and innovative curved LG G Flex - partnered with Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures to host the premiere of one of the summer's most anticipated films, "Godzilla," hitting theaters May 16. LG rolled out the red carpet...


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
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.'
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