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2014-01-08 16:27:09

HOUSTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, January 06, 2014, KTRK-ABC 13 Eyewitness News for Houston was featured in an online news story by Jeff Ehling, titled "Experts: Protect your sprinkler systems from hard freeze or risk broken pipes." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140108/DA43049LOGO) The segment also aired on the ten-o'clock news, Central Standard Time. You can read the story and watch the video online at:...

2010-05-14 08:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that the Company plans to bring live, green carpet coverage from the Los Angeles premiere of Shrek Forever After directly to fans in real time via Facebook beginning at 9:30 a.m. PDT on Sunday, May 16, 2010. Using a Facebook account, fans can send questions and messages to the show's co-hosts, Internet personality David Lehre and recording artist Kaci Brown, on the green...

2010-04-28 05:00:00

NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of millions of Shrek fans around the world are counting down the days until the May 21st premiere of Shrek Forever After, the fourth and final chapter in the series from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc (Nasdaq: DWA.). The Oscar-winning animated series has grossed over $2 billion in worldwide box office since its launch in 2001, and its previous three feature film soundtrack albums have sold nearly 4 million copies in the U.S. alone. On May 18th,...

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2009-07-31 12:00:15

USA Network says it will air a 60-second, extended sneak peek at Quentin Tarantino's new film Inglourious Basterds during the Burn Notice Season 3 finale. The preview for the blood-soaked World War II picture is slated to air Thursday between 9-10 p.m. ET. Basterds is to open in U.S. theaters Aug. 21. It stars Brad Pitt, Samuel L. Jackson, Diane Kruger and Mike Myers.

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2009-01-21 12:14:30

Mike Myers' box-office and critical bomb The Love Guru was nominated for seven Razzie awards, including worst picture, in Los Angeles Wednesday. Nominees for the previous year's worst film disasters are traditionally announced the day before Oscar nominations are revealed. Guru also earned a worst actor nod for Myers, worst supporting actor mentions for Verne Troyer and Ben Kingsley, and a shot at the worst actress dishonor for Jessica Alba. The film was nominated for the worst director and...

2008-08-15 15:00:43

Canadian-born actor-comedian Mike Myers has joined the cast of Quentin Tarantino's World War II picture "Inglorious Bastards." The "Saturday Night Live" alum was most recently seen in the big-screen comedy "The Love Guru." He has also starred in the "Austin Powers" and "Wayne's World" blockbusters. Variety.com said Myers has signed up to play a British general in "Inglorious Bastards," starring Brad Pitt and Eli Roth. Tarantino has also been talking to Simon Pegg, Nastassja Kinski, David...

2008-08-11 12:00:00

The wildly unfunny tag-line that accompanies The Love Guru - His Karma Is Huge - tells you everything you need know about Michael Myers' comeback movie - that it's a Grade A stinker. "Crass, sloppy, repetitive and thin," said one US reviewer of the film, a clumsy skit on the Deepak Chopra school of Hindu-flavoured self-help. "Downright anti-funny," said another. "An experience that will make you wonder if you will ever laugh again." Sometimes, it is true, audiences and critics will agree...

2008-08-07 00:00:20

By Guy Adams Mike Myers was once hailed as Hollywood's funniest man. As yet another of his movies is slammed by the critics, Guy Adams examines what went wrong Mike Myers became famous creating some of the most original comedy of the past 20 years, and has a track record of producing high farce that tickles the funny bones of mass markets that other comics can't reach. But when his most recent film came out, the world forgot to laugh. On paper, The Love Guru was supposed to be a...

2008-08-03 00:00:17

By Nicholas Barber Film 2 The X-Files: I Want to Believe Chris Carter 105 MINS, 15 The Love Guru Marco Schnabel 87 MINS, 12A Ten years after the last X-Files film, and six years after the end of the hit TV series, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are back as FBI special agents Mulder and Scully, the most popular M&S since Marks & Spencer. Now retired from the monster-hunting game, Scully is working as a surgeon in a Catholic hospital when one of her old employers comes...

2008-08-03 00:00:17

When The Love Guru opened in America earlier this summer, Hindu leaders were not amused by Mike Myers's mockery of their spiritual leaders, and they called for a boycott of the film. In truth, no-one will be amused by this crass and humourless tale of self-empowerment, which bookends lack lustre comic vignettes with Bollywood-style song and dance performances of 9 To 5, More Than Words and The Joker by the Steve Miller Band. Marco Schnabel's film isn't mean-spirited, it's just...


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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