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2010-11-19 00:00:42

Family Fun, Girl Power, Matt Damon vs. Ben Affleck, English Royalty and Big Stars Are All Part of Roeper's Movie Menu. Episode Premieres Saturday, November 27 at 10:30am ET/ 7:30am PT. Albuquerque, NM (Vocus) November 18, 2010 In-laws in town and need to entertain them? Time off from work and need to entertain yourself? Remedies aplenty as REELZCHANNEL"”TV About Movies® today announced Richard Roeper's 2010 Holiday Movie Preview, a half-hour special of REELZCHANNEL Spotlight...

2010-11-16 08:00:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestselling author James Ellroy, who penned "The Black Dahlia," "L.A. Confidential" and "Blood's A Rover," takes a fresh look at some of Hollywood's most nihilistically notorious crimes from the past to the present in JAMES ELLROY'S LA: CITY OF DEMONS. This new six-part series shamelessly showcases Ellroy's larger-than-life personality and his vivid verbal style as he exhumes, explores and exposes the delicious dirt that cascades behind...

2010-03-24 08:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Washington Shoe Company are unleashing the ultimate Bat-gadget this rainy season with a rain collection inspired by the favorite DC Comics Super Hero, Batman. What better way for young boys to bring their Batman powers to the streets than with a hooded rain slicker with removable cape, Batman boots and a matching Batman umbrella to help them take flight in their adventures. To view the multimedia assets...

2010-02-11 08:15:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy toy shelf, Batman! Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced today that it has awarded a license to Sakar International to produce a diverse range of youth electronics merchandise under the Batman brand, based on the DC Comics character. Products incorporating the bat-imagery associated with the Caped Crusader will range from digital cameras to walkie talkies and gaming accessories. The first items developed under the license are expected to...

2009-12-11 06:40:00

OKEMOS, Mich., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With Twilight and True Blood-inspired vampire obsession sweeping the nation, creatures of the night have been gaining more and more attention. In Chris Antonides' new novel, "The Womb of Uncreated Night: A Novel" (published by iUniverse), 17-year-old Brewster Wainwright, who seems to think that he is Batman, battles a 19th-century vampire who wants to achieve world peace through a government of intellectual vampires. Is his comic book crusade...

2009-11-15 09:58:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- If you knew what your Guardian Angel was really thinking, what would it be? Now, imagine Guardian Angels as Mercy Killers and even Vampires. Have you ever heard of Vampire Guardian Angels(TM)? They are horror author Lia Scott Price's unique and disturbing characters. Price's new short story series "The Serial Killer and Vampire Guardian Angel(TM) Diaries" describe the thoughts of her evil characters as they go about answering the prayers of the...

2009-10-26 09:00:00

MIAMI, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- South Florida resident and co-star of the Miami Vice Television Show Philip Michael Thomas who played the role of "Detective Rico Tubbs" on the hit series will be hosting a campaign fundraiser for Whilly Bermudez - Candidate for the Florida House of Representatives for 116th District. Actor Philip Michael Thomas joins a growing list of celebrities that are passionate about their communities and the current state of our nation. Mr. Thomas believes that...

2009-10-22 07:30:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning director Michael Mann (Last of the Mohicans, Heat, Collateral) transports audiences back to the era of the 1930s American gangster in the critically acclaimed crime saga Public Enemies, coming to two-disc Special Edition Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def, two-disc Special Edition DVD, single disc DVD and digital download on December 8, 2009 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Starring Oscar® nominee...

2009-09-27 11:00:13

Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski has been arrested in Switzerland for a 1977 underage sex case in the United States, film festival organizers say. Polanski was in Zurich Saturday to attend the city's international film festival and accept an achievement award when he was arrested, festival organizers told CNN. Roman Polanski, who is one of the greatest film directors of all time, would have been honored for his life's work in Zurich today, the film festival said in a statement....

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2009-07-24 16:01:42

British actor Gary Oldman, who co-starred in Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, says the next film about the Caped Crusader will hit theaters in 2011. Although The Dark Knight was an enormous blockbuster last year and won an Oscar for Oldman's late co-star Heath Ledger, plans for the next Batman movie have not officially been announced. EW.com said Oldman told the crowd at Comic-Con in San Diego Friday the next installment in the Batman franchise will begin shooting next year. You didn't hear...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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