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2006-07-17 09:58:13

LONDON (Reuters) - British movie "Stormbreaker," an adaptation of a successful teenage spy novel, gets its world premiere in London on Monday, kicking off what its backers hope will be a lucrative film franchise. Aiming to go where Harry Potter and James Bond have gone before, the film version of Anthony Horowitz's book of the same name cost around $40 million to make, small fry for Hollywood but large for a British film. Horowitz has written six Alex Rider novels, which have sold...


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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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