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2011-07-23 00:00:42

Confidential settlement agreement resolves all claims asserted by Altitude Nines. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 Deep Nines, Inc. and Altitude Nines LLC, a portfolio company of Altitude Capital Partners, L.P., today announced a broad settlement ending all legal disputes between the two companies. The confidential settlement agreement resolves all claims asserted by Altitude Nines, in a lawsuit filed in Supreme Court, New York County (Altitude Nines LLC v. Deep Nines, Inc., Index no....

2009-12-14 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced the nominees for the 15(th) Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards. The winners will be announced at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards live on Friday, January 15, 2010 at 9:00 PM ET/PT. This year's event will take place at the Hollywood Palladium and will be hosted by Kristin Chenoweth. For the third year in a row, VH1 will broadcast the gala live on the network. "Inglourious Basterds" and...

2009-11-20 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The vibrant and provocative musical production NINE, premiered on Broadway in 1982 to critical acclaim (winning five Tony Awards, including Best Musical), and successfully revived in 2003 (winning another two Tonys, including Best Revival), is the most hotly anticipated movie of the holiday season, directed by Rob Marshall, and starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard, Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench, Kate Hudson, Fergie (Stacy Ferguson),...

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2009-01-21 09:36:19

Film icon Sophia Loren is to play her own mother, Romilda Villani, in a new two-part bio-picture for Italian television, Variety.com said. Tentatively titled My House is Full of Mirrors and loosely based on a memoir by Loren's younger sister Maria Scicolone, the TV movie is expected to chronicle Loren's life from her impoverished childhood in Naples up to her 1961 Oscar win for her work in Two Women. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said the role of the actress in her younger years...

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2008-12-19 16:35:43

Pop star and Black-Eyed Peas singer Fergie and actor Josh Duhamel are planning to marry next month in the Los Angeles area, People magazine has confirmed. The couple have been engaged for a little more than a year. Access Hollywood said the pair are inviting most of the singer's high-profile co-stars from her movie musical Nine, including Kate Hudson and Nicole Kidman. Duhamel's screen credits include the blockbuster Transformers, the NBC drama Las Vegas and the upcoming big-screen comedy,...

2008-12-18 13:30:00

'Uptime Meter' shows ftServer systems operating at 99.9999 uptime since May 2008 MAYNARD, Mass., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The average Stratus Technologies' fault-tolerant server now provides "six nines" of uptime per year, which means it's down for about as long as it takes to put in contact lenses or less time than previewing a song on iTunes, Stratus announced today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060313/NEM014LOGO ) Stratus' worldwide Uptime Meter(TM), which tracks the...

2008-11-07 15:00:12

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weinstein Company (TWC) is pleased to announce that principal photography has commenced on the film version of the Tony Award winning musical, "Nine," directed by Academy Award nominated director Rob Marshall ("Memoirs of a Geisha,""Chicago"). Heading the stellar cast are Academy Award winners Daniel Day-Lewis ("There Will Be Blood,""My Left Foot"), Nicole Kidman ("The Hours"), Marion Cotillard ("La Vie en Rose"), Judi Dench ("Shakespeare in Love"), and...

2008-10-11 00:00:25

By Arifa Akbar Their all-singing, all-dancing glamour lit up the dark days after the Wall Street crash. As the credit crisis bites, they are making a comeback. By Arifa Akbar Their upbeat plots and jolly tunes gave the public a boost in the aftermath of the 1929 Wall Street crash. Now, amid the latest economic turmoil, musical films are back and aiming to bring more light-hearted relief to modern-day audiences. Long after such stars as Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Doris Day and Gene...

2008-09-29 09:00:34

U.S. pop star Fergie has agreed to perform an upcoming concert at Dubai Media City in the United Arab Emirates, Midas Promotions announced Monday. Tickets for the Nov. 14 concert are to go on sale Oct. 5. The show will be Fergie's first live solo performance in Dubai where she is scheduled to perform songs from her multi-platinum debut solo album "The Dutchess," Midas Promotions said. "I'm so excited about sharing my music and performing live for my fans in Dubai. I love interacting with...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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