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2014-06-17 16:24:10

See the new "Transformers: Age of Extinction" at Regal and take two movies home KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, is celebrating the opening of Michael Bay's "Transformers: Age of Extinction," from Paramount Pictures, with an offer that truly re-invents the experience for movie fans. In addition to seeing the new movie, for only $15...

2014-06-17 16:23:37

NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that Richard Gelfond, Chief Executive Officer of IMAX Corporation, will present at the Bernstein Future of Media Summit on Wed., June 18, 2014, at 3:30 pm ET. The conference is being held at the Taj Boston in Boston, MA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111107/MM01969LOGO The conference will be webcast live and can be accessed by visiting the 'Investor Relations' section of the...

2014-06-17 12:27:01

LEGACY RECORDINGS CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF GARDEN STATE; FIRST-EVER 12" VINYL RELEASE OF GRAMMY-WINNING SOUNDTRACK AVAILABLE AUGUST 5 NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, has announced the release of Wish I Was Here--Music From The Motion Picture, the official soundtrack to the first movie directed by Zach Braff since his indie breakout hit Garden State. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140617/119020 The...

2014-06-17 12:25:29

LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) today announced that Michael Bay's fourth installment of the mega-blockbuster franchise Transformers: Age of Extinction will premiere June 19 at the Hong Kong Culture Center in Hong Kong, which is being specially transformed into an IMAX® 3D theatre for this one-night event. The film begins its global roll-out in IMAX theatres on June...

2014-06-17 08:25:37

CINCINNATI, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not all underdogs are equal, and David Brat's victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia's 7(th) district is an example of someone who used the underdog edge to win, according to Amy Showalter, author of "The Underdog Edge," a guide to help citizens accomplish change in Washington, DC., as well as their local districts. "Context plays a great deal in political campaigns, and the stars aligned at the right time for him. However, he...

2014-06-17 08:24:34

IMAX Signs Agreement with Country's Marquee Cinema Project to Open First IMAX® Theatre in Georgia BARCELONA, Spain, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 2014 CineEurope Conference, IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Cavea Cinemas, the fastest-growing cinema chain in South Caucasus, announced an agreement to install an IMAX(®) theatre at the exhibitor's new ten-screen multiplex - the largest in the region - located at the Eastpoint Shopping Mall in Tbilisi. The deal...

2014-06-16 23:01:43

Sanctri announced today the creation of a Sanctri, or memorial page, to celebrate the life and work of Casey Kasem, who died yesterday, 6/15/14, at age 82. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Sanctri announced today the creation of a Sanctri, or memorial page, to celebrate the life and work of Casey Kasem, who died yesterday, 6/15/14, at age 82. For generations of Americans, Casey Kasem was the voice on the radio bringing them “America’s Top 40” every week for nearly 20 years. He...

2014-06-16 20:21:41

Celebration includes giveaway of tickets to red carpet premieres CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Roger Ebert's birthday Wednesday, his wife, Chaz, with Rogerebert.com editor-in-chief Matthew Zoller Seitz, will host a special Google+ Hangout featuring Steve James, the award-winning director of the documentary "Life Itself," in Los Angeles from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (PST). The Hangout is open to the public. Special guests will include filmmakers John Singleton...

2014-06-16 16:23:44

Musical Comedy Helmed by Mike Mitchell Set to Release November 4, 2016 GLENDALE, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award and Tony Award nominee Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect, Up in the Air) is lending her pipes to Poppy, the relentlessly upbeat princess at the center of DreamWorks Animation's upcoming musical comedy Trolls. Set to release November 4, 2016 by 20(th) Century Fox, DreamWorks' Trolls is a fun-filled adventure that finally reveals what Trolls fans all over the...

2014-06-16 16:22:25

Hollywood Legend Joins Elite Group of Entertainment Icon Award Recipients NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Friars Club will present its highest honor, the Entertainment Icon Award, to one of the world's most respected film talents, Robert De Niro, at its annual Friars Foundation Gala. The prestigious award, which has been bestowed only four times in the club's 109-year history, will be presented to De Niro by The Friars Foundation, the charitable arm of the legendary Friars...


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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.