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2011-02-17 13:27:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading diversified independent movie studio, and Tyler Perry continue to be an unstoppable force in Hollywood as Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls debuted at number one on the DVD sell through charts, selling nearly one million units in its first week of release. Based on the collection of choreopoems by Ntozake Shange and the award-winning play, the landmark film, which grossed $38 million during...

2011-01-20 13:14:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Relativity Media announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to market and distribute Intrepid Pictures' The Raven, directed by James McTeigue (V for Vendetta) and starring John Cusack (2012, 1408). The film also stars Luke Evans (Immortals, Clash of the Titans), Alice Eve (Sex and the City 2), Brendan Gleeson (Harry Potter Series) and Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Faster). The script was written by Ben Livingston (Bruce Almighty) and...

2010-12-09 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Montegrappa, Italy's most revered manufacturer of fine writing instruments, is pleased to announce legendary filmmaker, writer and actor, Sylvester Stallone, has acquired an interest in the brand. The acquisition strengthens a relationship that dates back more than 15 years when the company learned Mr. Stallone was an aficionado and collector of Montegrappa pens. Mr. Stallone will serve as a Montegrappa brand ambassador and will also provide...

2010-12-02 06:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Expendables , a star-studded action-thriller with a once-in-a-lifetime powerhouse cast of characters blew up the competition as the number one new release on the DVD, Blu-ray and Digital charts this past week. Released by Lionsgate® (NYSE: LGF), the leading next generation studio, The Expendables debuted at number one on the DVD rental chart as well as the Blu-ray sell through chart with the combo pack of the film...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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