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2014-05-19 12:27:00

NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to the latest YouGov Omnibus survey, news that the next Star Wars movie will feature cast members from the original trilogy has struck a chord. 44% of US adults were already aware of the 2015 release and 49% agree that they would likely watch the film during its release. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140516/88533 Americans who have seen at least one Star Wars film in the past said that they are interested (50%), intrigued...

2014-05-19 08:24:59

NEW YORK and PARIS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOWNESS.com, the award-winning editorial website that serves as a daily resource for the culturally curious, will be presented with the Webby for Best Cultural Blog tonight at the 18th Annual Webby Awards ceremony. Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by The New York Times, the Webby Awards are the leading international awards honoring excellence on the Internet. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital...

2014-05-18 16:20:22

--Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting-- LOS ANGELES, May 18, 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 May 18, 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...

2014-05-16 23:02:15

Upstart Indie Publisher Rogue Play’s Gorgeous Mix of Action, Puzzles and RPG Elements Launches for Free on iOS and Android San Francisco (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Rogue Play, an indie publisher of quality mobile mid-core games, today launched Godzilla - Smash3 for free on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices. As the official game of the highly anticipated film “Godzilla” from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, Godzilla –Smash3 puts the power of the “King of the...

2014-05-16 16:23:43

NEW YORK, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The groundbreaking television phenomenon "24" returned May 5, 2014 for a twelve episode arc, and Tor/Forge Books, in conjunction with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, will release 24: Deadline on August 5, 2014 to answer the question of what happened to CTU agent Jack Bauer between the thrilling final moments of the last season and his heroic return this Spring. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140516/88456 Receiving 73 Emmy Award...

2014-05-16 08:24:45

Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan Atelier, Herve Leger by Max Azria, and Many More to Honor the Classic Film's 75th Anniversary in Support of Habitat for Humanity BURBANK, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and Tonner Doll Company, Inc. announced today a slate of prominent high-end fashion and costume designers who have signed on to create one-of-a-kind looks, modeled on Tonner's 22-inch dolls, for the Leading Ladies of The Wizard of Oz program. In...

2014-05-16 08:24:03

Several projects targeting international audiences will be produced and distributed through the partnership between the two companies LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indomina Media International and Pantelion Films, the joint venture between Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the premier next generation global content leader, and Mexican media corporation Grupo Televisa, have partnered for the second time to co-finance and distribute internationally several predominantly Spanish...

2014-05-15 23:09:27

Recently, Lightinhome.com, an outstanding online supplier of various kinds of beautiful curtains, has announced its new collection of customized curtains. According to the company’s sales representative, all these fresh items are now provided with big discounts, up to 39 percent off. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Recently, Lightinhome.com, an outstanding online supplier of various kinds of beautiful curtains, has announced its new collection of customized curtains. According to the company’s...

2014-05-15 23:01:47

After years of anticipation and countless hours of labor, today is the Dedication Ceremony for the 9/11 Memorial Museum. EarthCam is contributing to this momentous event with the release of a new time-lapse movie, documenting construction of the memorial pools and museum from groundbreaking to completion. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 After years of anticipation and countless hours of labor, today is the Dedication Ceremony for the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Honoring the victims and heroes of the...

2014-05-15 12:30:50

The Nation's Leading Moviegoer Destination Increases Its Online and Mobile Ticketing Footprint in Key Markets Nationwide by Adding 1,000 New Screens LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today it has added Harkins Theatres, the nation's largest independently-owned theater chain and top circuit in key Southwestern states, plus the leading exhibitors, Digiplex Destinations and Premiere Cinemas, to its ever-expanding...


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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