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2014-06-10 04:47:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Netflix has agreed to temporarily stop sending messages blaming slow performance issues on Internet service providers such as Verizon, representatives from the video-streaming service announced in a blog entry posted on Monday. According to the Associated Press, the move comes following a legal threat issued by Verizon last week, in which the New York-based broadband and telecommunications company had threatened to sue Netflix...

2014-06-10 00:21:43

Secures Leading Position in Visual Effects for Media and Entertainment Industries PARIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technicolor [http://www.technicolor.com ] (Euronext Paris : TCH ; OTCQX : TCLRY) announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Mr. X, a leading North American provider of visual effects (VFX) to premier television and international film clients. Mr. X joins Technicolor's Production Services division, which includes Academy Award-winning MPC (The Moving...

2014-06-09 23:05:28

Tuesday June 17th 2014 at 12:00pm Pasadena, California (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Pasadena Recovery Center is pleased to welcome MTV’s stuntman and star of the well-known Jackass series Steve-O to their groundbreaking speaker series on Tuesday June 17th at 12pm. Steve-O’s on-camera antics with Johnny Knoxville and the Jackass crew have entertained audiences for the past 10 years and counting. In 2006, Steve-O publicly struggled with addiction. He shared these dark days and his struggle...

2014-06-09 16:23:56

Fan Demand Fuels Melendez' Journey of A Female Comic NYC Encore and Debut Docu-Comedy Slated for Spotlight at Dominican Film Festival in NY NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following very successful weekend openings at AMC Theaters in New York and Los Angeles, Kiki Melendez' Journey of a Female Comic will receive a second limited engagement at AMC Empire 25 in NYC, June 27 to July 3, 2014. The Docu-Comedy is also being showcased at the Dominican Film Festival in New York...

2014-06-09 12:27:20

LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) today announced that How to Train Your Dragon 2, the second chapter of DreamWorks Animation's beloved How to Train Your Dragon franchise, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX(® ) 3D format and released across all IMAX(® )theatres domestically in select engagements starting June 13, the same day the film - which will be distributed by 20th Century Fox - opens wide in the US. The film will...

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...


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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