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2009-12-24 09:25:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulp fiction is back as entertainment, according to box office and publishing reports. America's fascination was evidenced with Hollywood's top-grossing films for the first decade of the 21st century, of which 8 of the top 10 were either stories written during fiction's golden age in the 1930s, 40s and 50s like Lord of the Rings or based on heroes from that time as in Batman: The Dark Knight, Spider Man 1 and 2 and Star Wars Episode 3, garnering...

2009-12-02 18:57:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A record crowd of over 90,000 well-wishers greeted Hollywood actors Martin Kove and Phil Proctor, along with two dozen costumed actors riding aboard the colorful, glittering 32-foot long L. Ron Hubbard Stories from the Golden Age float--named the Golden Age Express--and Santa's Jumpin' Jive Swingers dancing alongside the float for the entire 2 1/2 mile route Sunday night as part of the annual Hollywood Christmas Parade. "It's great to see the...

2009-11-11 09:25:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruder than Rush, more obnoxious than Olbermann or harping like Geraldo? Investigative reporter Lawrence Carpetburner (actor and comedian Jim Meskimen) has proclaimed his signature Elbows on the Table series of hard-edged celebrity book interviews as the greatest ever recorded. (www.elbowsonthetable.com) The seven episodes to date show Carpetburner's cigarette smoke in-your-face style confronting multiple fiction characters from L. Ron...

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2009-09-21 21:15:09

Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds has surpassed Pulp Fiction to become the U.S. filmmaker's highest grossing film, The Weinstein Co. said. The World War II movie starring Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz and Diane Kruger has grossed more than $108 million in North American box-office receipts since its release Aug. 21. Pulp Fiction, previously Tarantino's best North American performance, took in $107.9 million in its North American release. We have been Quentin's biggest fans since the...

2009-05-30 12:22:08

U.S. actor Denzel Washington says he offered support to fellow movie star John Travolta in the wake of the death of Travolta's son. Washington, who recently worked on the remake of The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 with Travolta, said at a news conference Friday he has spoken with Travolta since the actor's 16-year-old son Jett died in the Bahamas in January, People.com reported. Needless to say, he's struggling, Washington said of his Pelham co-star. So more than talking to him, I listened to him,...

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2009-05-22 22:17:45

U.S. writer-director Quentin Tarantino describes the Cannes Film Festival, where his new war movie Inglourious Basterds debuted, as the cinematic Olympics. I'm expecting this to be one of the high moments of my career, Tarantino told Variety.com before the picture premiered Wednesday. "This is the cinematic Olympics. If you've done a movie you're proud of, that you might be defined by, then to me the dream is not necessarily to be there at Oscar time. That's wonderful. But my dream is to...

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2009-04-22 19:49:29

U.S. film star John Travolta spent the weekend alone at a luxury hotel in Tahiti because he needed to rest, a source said. Travolta's 16-year-old son Jett died in January of a seizure and the actor and his family have been keeping low profiles since. People magazine said Travolta's trip to Tahiti without his wife, actress Kelly Preston, and 9-year-old daughter, Ella, came just days after what would have been Jett's 17th birthday. The Grease and Pulp Fiction star reportedly flew Saturday...

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2008-12-31 17:14:45

The Weinstein Co. and Universal Pictures said Wednesday the U.S. release date for Quentin Tarantino's World War II epic Inglourious Basterds has been set. The movie starring Brad Pitt is slated to open Aug. 21. The announcement was made by Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of TWC, and David Linde, co-chairman of Universal Pictures, who are partners in the film. TWC and Universal are co-financing and co-presenting the film with TWC handling domestic distribution and Universal handling...

2008-12-16 11:53:32

Roger Avary, the man who co-wrote Pulp Fiction, has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter in a Jan. 13 car crash in Ojai, Calif. The 43-year-old screenwriter, who also penned the film Beowulf, is accused of driving drunk when he crashed his Mercedes sedan into a telephone pole, seriously injuring his wife Gretchen and killing his 34-year-old passenger Andreas Zini, an Italian newlywed who was visiting the Avarys with his bride while on their honeymoon. Zini's wife Maria was not in...

2008-09-26 09:00:25

Film fans, this is your lucky day! For 24/7 is offering five lucky readers a pair of season tickets for the line-up of classic movies soon to be screened at Belfast's newest cinema, the Odeon, on the second floor of the plush Victoria Square shopping centre. The films are: Sci-fi/action picture with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Predator (October 6); Die Hard (October 20) starring Bruce Willis; Arnie again in The Terminator (November 3); family favourite Back To The Future starring Michael J Fox...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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