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2014-04-16 12:25:57

American Composer To Be Commemorated with 11 CD Soundtrack Collection NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony/Legacy Recordings will celebrate American composer Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 - June 14, 1994) with a variety of collectible commemorative titles to be released throughout 2014. The new official Henry Mancini website (www.HenryMancini.com) will launch on April 16, 2014, the composer's 90th birthday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060130/LEGACYLOGO The...

2014-04-16 08:26:17

Company to License and Distribute Top Hollywood, Chinese Digital Content for IMAX-TCL Premium Home Theatre Systems BEIJING, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Ltd. today announced a joint-venture partnership with Wasu Digital TV Media Group (WASU) as part of their IMAX TCL home theatre initiative. As one of China's largest digital content providers and one of five operators approved by the state to deliver...

2014-04-15 20:22:36

New York Times Bestseller is First Book in Planned Trilogy CULVER CITY, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment has closed a deal with Chloe Grace Moretz to star in the film adaptation of the bestselling novel The 5(th) Wave, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for the studio. An original approach to an alien invasion movie, the film will be directed by J Blakeson, with a...

2014-04-15 16:23:49

Anonymous Content to Produce; RatPac and Worldview Entertainment to Co-Finance LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leonardo DiCaprio will star in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's film "The Revenant" for New Regency it was announced today by Brad Weston, president and chief executive officer. The film, written by Mark L. Smith and Inarritu, is scheduled to start production this September with a fall 2015 release planned through New Regency's distribution deal with 20(th) Century...

2014-04-15 16:22:35

ROME, Ga., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlander Partners, L.P., today announced it has acquired the aluminum extrusion assets of Profile Extrusion Company located in Rome, Georgia. The operations will continue to operate from the Georgia location under the name of Profile Custom Extrusions, LLC ("PCE") with the current management team continuing to lead the business. PCE is a leading provider of aluminum extrusions to the industrial and residential construction, electrical,...

2014-04-15 12:23:40

HONG KONG, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Lind Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of John Hancock as consultant. Mr. Hancock will advise Lind on various matters, including investing in the Australian resource sector. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73177 John Hancock is an Australian National and has held positions at Iscor Mining and Steel (South Africa), Hancock Prospecting (Director) and is currently a non-executive Director of Volta...

2014-04-15 08:25:08

They Will Join Featured Speaker President Barack Obama At The Ambassadors For Humanity Gala In Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bruce Springsteen will perform at the USC Shoah Foundation's 20(th) anniversary Ambassadors for Humanity gala on May 7, 2014 in Los Angeles. Conan O'Brien will host the event, with special guest Liam Neeson. "I am personally honored that Bruce, Conan and Liam are joining me and lending their considerable talents to this...

2014-04-14 23:12:18

Cinemark XD: extreme digital cinema auditorium features powerful combination of Auro 11.1 by Barco and Christie’s Immersive Line Array Technology. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Christie®, the industry-preferred brand in the digital cinema projection market, today announced that Cinemark Theatres has installed the Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system in its state-of-the-art Cinemark XD: Extreme Digital Cinema auditorium at the Cinemark StarCreek 16 in Allen, Texas. The...

2014-04-14 12:30:48

DODOcase to launch line of custom designed iPad Air cases, iPad mini cases and iPhone 5/5S cases to support Disneynature's new big-screen adventure film "Bears" and the National Park Foundation. SAN FRANCISCO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DODOcase, the creator of the original book-bound iPad case, announced today its collaboration with Disneynature for the upcoming film "Bears," a new True Life Adventure about a year in the life of a bear family in the Alaska Peninsula. Featuring...

2014-04-14 12:29:34

Ten New Episodes of Original Series Starring Famke Janssen and Bill Skarsgard Will Be Available to Stream in All Netflix Territories BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The second season of the Emmy(® )nominated Netflix original series, "Hemlock Grove," a riveting supernatural thriller from executive producer Eli Roth, will premiere on Friday, July 11th at 12:01 AM PT. The series is based on Brian McGreevy's novel of the same name and is produced by Gaumont...


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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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