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2014-08-12 12:25:37

Releases Hip Hop works in remembrance of late graffiti writer-turned-painter Jean-Michel Basquiat HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This Calls For WIsdom (ASCAP) Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/135327 Jay Z raps about him on ?Picasso Baby? and Swizz Beatz gave him his own Reebok sneaker. Artist/Producer/Designer Revelation 13:18 releases a music an clothing inspired collection spotlighting self produced underground rap single Old School...

2014-08-12 08:27:22

DENVER, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Color is transformational in The Giver, the upcoming film from The Weinstein Company (TWC), representing the pull and the push between individuality and conformity. In support of the film's release, TWC and Photobucket have partnered together to create a "Color Splash Contest" where users can add color to their favorite, most meaningful photo using the "Splash" tool in the Photobucket editor. Photos can then be uploaded to Photobucket, Twitter or...

2014-08-11 12:25:25

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Pictures' Academy Award®-winning and genre-defining film, An American Werewolf in London, written and directed by John Landis, will be unleashed upon guests at Universal Studios Hollywood in an all-new "Halloween Horror Nights" maze beginning Friday, September 19, 2014. The experience will recreate legendary scenes from the cult favorite using gruesomely convincing props, chillingly authentic music and mind-blowing...

2014-08-10 16:20:37

--Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting-- LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 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 Aug. 10, 2014 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials(®) and International Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical measurement services. As the trusted standard for all studio box office reporting,...

2014-08-08 23:00:13

ABM, Appleseed Business Machines was recently featured on The Boston Globe for launching a partnership with Future POS in order to provide the top of the line point of sales systems to their clients. Fitchburg, MA (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Appleseed Business Machines was recently featured on The Boston Globe for being a valued partner for Future POS, one of the most advanced retail sales technology in the industry. Appleseed Business Machines offers commercial copy machines, printers,...

2014-08-08 08:25:03

Encourages social action through TakePart.com NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenneth Cole, a pioneer in the fashion industry who has consistently demonstrated a deep commitment to social change for over 30 years, is introducing a new campaign for fall, LOOK GOOD, FOR GOOD. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140807/134658 Building upon the company's heritage of promoting "style with a purpose," as well as Kenneth Cole's personally vested interest in raising awareness for...

2014-08-08 08:24:18

Move Reflects Globalization of the Company's Business and Positions Lionsgate Closer to Key International Markets SANTA MONICA, Calif., and LONDON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move reflecting the increasing globalization of its business, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, has relocated its international sales operations to London, England, the Company announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130919/LA83194LOGO As part of the...

2014-08-07 23:11:21

The Bundle Blaster shell side cleaning system from StoneAge offers a powerful and affordable automated solution for external cleaning of heat exchangers and tube bundles. This system is ideal for contractors and plants interested in low maintenance, cost-effective, easy to use equipment. Durango, CO (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Industrial cleaning contractors regularly faced with difficult applications in the field know that challenge drives innovation. They must deliver results that are...

2014-08-07 23:08:21

Bringing the power of digital storytelling to an ELA class has never been easier. Each teacher guide contains 7+ common core aligned, engaging and innovative activities for the classroom. Cambridge, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The entire Storyboard That team is incredibly excited to launch custom teacher guides this summer focused on the power of using storyboards as an educational tool in an ELA (Language Arts) unit. Over the last 2 years, with over 300,000 storyboards...

2014-08-07 23:07:16

Cute popsicle stick dolls and a laundry list of summer activities for kids have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for a fun craft that teaches primary and secondary colors this week. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Kids love colorful crafts. Cute popsicle stick dolls and a laundry list of summer activities for kids have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids have a blast making and playing with fun stick dolls. The colorful dolls feature characters 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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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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