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2014-07-08 12:25:17

MUSIC BY ACADEMY AWARD® WINNING COMPOSER MICHAEL GIACCHINO NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, composed by the Academy Award®-winning Michael Giacchino (Ratatouille, Up, The Incredibles). Directed by Matt Reeves, the film is the sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) and is the second time that Reeves and Giacchino collaborated following the...

2014-07-08 08:24:47

LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX), Universal Pictures, a division of Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and EuropaCorp today announced that Lucy, the new thriller from acclaimed filmmaker Luc Besson that stars Scarlett Johansson and Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX(®) format and released into IMAX(® )theatres in select international territories starting August 8....

2014-07-07 20:21:10

Launches Charitable Initiative Benefitting The Ringo Starr Peace & Love Fund #PEACEROCKS NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Varvatos is proud to feature, on his 74(th) birthday, Ringo Starr in the Fall 2014 advertising campaign. This launch kicks off an initiative that combines the campaign, a short film and a social media component to support The Ringo Starr Peace & Love Fund. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140707/124878 This integrated program raises awareness...

2014-07-07 12:27:44

Appointment Comes as Method Continues Work on High-Profile Projects Including "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "The Maze Runner" LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Method Studios, Deluxe's global visual effects company, has named industry professional Marc Weigert as its president. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130313/LA76083LOGO Weigert is a well regarded expert and innovator in his field having worked across many capacities in film production and post-production for...

2014-07-07 12:24:52

Pizza Hut reunites with Ninja Turtles to bring back crowd favorite Cheesy Bites Pizza In summer-long promotion tied to new Paramount Pictures film release PLANO, Texas, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pizza Hut and the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will join forces on a summer-long promotion celebrating the return of an all-time favorite Pizza Hut pizza: Cheesy Bites AND the arrival of the new movie featuring the pizza loving Turtle brothers, appearing in theaters nationwide on August...

2014-07-07 08:25:49

Lionsgate Feature Films Will Also Form Centerpiece of New Studiocanal Multiyear TV Licensing Agreement with ProSiebenSat.1 BERLIN and SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the premier next generation global content leader, has expanded its partnership with European media giant Studiocanal for the distribution of Lionsgate feature films in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the two companies announced today. The announcement was made by Studiocanal...

youtube shames and blames isps
2014-07-07 04:33:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Yet another online video streaming service has started accusing Internet service providers for causing poor playback quality, as YouTube has joined Netflix in publically calling out broadband networks for performance issues. As first reported Saturday by Zachary M. Seward and Herman Wong of Quartz, YouTube has started issuing “a report card for your delinquent ISP” in the form of a blue bar that appears beneath low-quality...

2014-07-03 23:09:23

Pixel Film Studios announced today the release of a new tutorial entitled Translice lesson for Final Cut Pro X. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Developers of Final Cut Pro plugins and themes have released a new tutorial entitled Translice Lesson for Final Cut Pro X. “Translice lesson is a great overview to using this fun and entertaining transition pack,” said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “Translice allows users to add a fun transition from one media...

2014-07-03 23:07:05

“Mermaid Down,” a highly original and award winning screenplay by Jeffrey Grellman, from a concept created by Grellman and clinical psychologist, Dr. Kelly Lauren Baker, boasts an unusual story: A mermaid is ripped from the Pacific, her tail is chopped off and she's thrown into a mental home where no one believes she is a mermaid. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 It all started when an unknown filmmaker, armed with a low-grade DSLR camera, a mere 300 bucks and a couple...

2014-07-03 23:01:26

Chalfant Eckert Publishing Company's new book release is the only book that exposes the sheer magnitude of who is murdering people age 60 and older in America, how they are getting away with it, and how to stop the epidemic. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 AGEISM ACTIVISM: Deadly Secrets Revealed That Could Save Your Life, is a critical guide, an eyeopener that arms every baby boomer and senior citizen, over 100 million of them, with the essential facts to keep themselves safe from...


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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