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2011-06-20 10:33:00

NEW YORK, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, Bryant Park will be a destination for film buffs on summer nights in New York City, with an all-star legendary film line up for the 19th year of the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank of America and in association with The Bryant Park Corporation. Continuing the popular tradition of presenting "stars under the stars," the free outdoor festival returns Monday evenings at sunset, beginning June 20 and running through...

2011-06-09 18:42:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC and Columbia Records have agreed to a recording rights deal for the soundtrack of NBC's new musical series "Smash" and series star Katharine McPhee also signed a solo recording deal with Columbia Records. "Smash" -- starting mid-season on Mondays (10-11 p.m. ET) on NBC -- stars Debra Messing ("Will & Grace"), McPhee ("American Idol") and Oscar winner Anjelica Huston ("Prizzi's Honor"). The announcements were made by Robert...

2011-05-28 00:00:49

"It's a wrap!" Final filming of the new movie "In Time", due out in October 2011, just recently completed filming. Advantage LED worked closely with veteran set decorator Karen O'Hara, who was recently awarded an Oscar at the Academy Awards for her work on "Alice in Wonderland". The director had a vision and Karen made that vision come to life with the assistance of Advantage LED. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 "It's a wrap!" Final filming of the new movie "In Time", due out in October...

2011-05-23 17:17:00

LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Media, in association with Ocean Avenue Entertainment and The Maximus Group, has announced that The Mighty Macs, the inspirational underdog drama that captures the true story of the 1972 women's college basketball championship, will open in theaters on Oct. 21, 2011. Set in suburban Philadelphia, The Mighty Macs features Carla Gugino ("Spy Kids," "Race to Witch Mountain," "Night at the Museum"), David Boreanz (Fox TV's "Bones," "Angel"),...

2011-03-18 00:00:27

Los Angeles, March 14, 2011 "¦Two of Hollywood's most enduring stars, Emmy® and Oscar® winner Ernest Borgnine and four-time Emmy® winner Doris Roberts, will be in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on April 1 for the world theatrical premiere of Another Harvest Moon, directed by Greg W. Swartz. The film opens at the Cinema Paradiso and a number of other theaters in Florida with additional engagements being rolled out across the country. http://www.anotherharvestmoon.com. Fort...

2011-03-04 14:25:00

LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The exclusive Mercedes-Benz B-Class Hydrogen Fuel Cell made its Oscar week debut among Hollywood's elite actors and actresses as they continue to embrace environmentally friendly transportation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/NY59315-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/NY59315-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/NY59315-c ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/NY59315-d )...

2011-02-28 09:02:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from Denmark at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=b60ea7ae-86a6-4dae-85e1-91c9096d961d Susanne Bier won an Oscar for Best Foreign Languaged Film for "In a Better World." The drama tells the story of ten-year-old Elias, who is bullied at school until he seeks revenge with the help of his new classmate Christian. Henrik Bo Nielsen, CEO at the Danish Film Institute commented on the award: "A fantastic career...

2011-02-27 00:01:40

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2007-03-26 18:29:03

Astronotus ocellatus is a species of fish from the cichlid family known under a variety of common names including Oscar, Tiger oscar, Velvet cichlid or Marble cichlid. In South America, where the species occurs, A. ocellatus are often found for sale as a food fish in the local markets; however, its slow growth limits its potential for aquaculture. The species is also a popular aquarium fish. Appearance, size and coloration A. ocellatus have been reported to grow to a length of 18 in...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.