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2010-02-23 04:35:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "I think the opening chapter of Inglourious Basterds is one of the best things I've ever written," Quentin Tarantino has been quoted as saying. We'll see if the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences and the legion of worldwide movie lovers voting at the Green Globe Film Awards agree next month. "Inglourious Basterds" was nominated for eight Oscars including Best Picture, Best Directing, Best Original Screenplay, Best...

2010-02-09 04:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconoclastic filmmaker Quentin Tarantino joined a panel Thursday night led by Rabbi Abraham Cooper that featured the honorable Rabbi Marvin Hier, producer Lawrence Bender, media entrepreneur Dan Adler, and actor Eli Roth in a special community event at the Museum of Tolerance, part of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. The night opened with a screening of "Inglourious Basterds," nominated on Tuesday morning for 8 Academy Awards, including Best...

2010-01-16 04:53:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced the winners of the 15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards earlier this evening. The star-studded ceremony was hosted by Kristin Chenoweth at the Hollywood Palladium and aired live on VH1. The Hurt Locker was named the year's Best Picture and Kathryn Bigelow won Best Director honors. Avatar was another big winner with a record six Critics' Choice Movie Awards for Best Action Movie, Best...

2010-01-16 02:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced the winners of the 15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards earlier this evening. The star-studded ceremony was hosted by Kristin Chenoweth at the Hollywood Palladium and aired live on VH1. The Hurt Locker was named the year's Best Picture and Kathryn Bigelow won Best Director honors. Avatar was another big winner with a record six Critics' Choice Movie Awards for Best Action Movie, Best...

2009-12-07 07:00:00

George Clooney and Carey Mulligan Named Best Actors Christoph Waltz and Mo'Nique Honored as Best Supporting Actors Kathryn Bigelow is WAFCA's First Female Best Director Winner WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) today announced their 2009 winners, awarding Best Film to Up in the Air. The film's star, George Clooney, took home the Best Actor award, his second win (Michael Clayton, 2007). In a WAFCA first, Kathryn Bigelow...

2009-10-20 07:30:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinematic icon and filmmaker Quentin Tarantino (Kill Bill Vols. 1 & 2, Pulp Fiction) helms one of the most audaciously inventive, eagerly-anticipated films of the year, Inglourious Basterds, coming to Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def and DVD on December 15, 2009 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Starring Academy Award® nominee Brad Pitt (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Burn After Reading) in an audacious,...

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2009-10-02 12:39:28

Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino says he is working on a third installment of his blood-soaked Kill Bill movie series, starring Uma Thurman. The Guardian newspaper quoted Tarantino as saying on an Italian talk show this week that he is planning to release Kill Bill: Vol. 3 in 2014. The Bride will fight again, Tarantino said on Parla con Me. I think me and Uma needed a 10-year break, the filmmaker said. I love the character and I think she deserved 10 years of peace. She deserved 10 years...

2009-09-25 17:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Iranian-Jewish writer-director Ben-Hur Sepehr will no doubt be opening old wounds with the release, as Yom Kippur ends, of his striking period film "The Desperate" about an imprisoned and eminent Jewish doctor who, on the eve of his scheduled execution in a concentration camp during World War II, is conscripted at gunpoint to perform emergency surgery on the son of a fearsome Nazi general. But the well-traveled Ingmar Bergman protege and veteran...

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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...

2009-08-20 16:44:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that Academy Award(R)-winning filmmaker Quentin Tarantino will share his personal music playlist with SIRIUS XM listeners during a special that is scheduled to debut on Little Steven's Underground Garage, SIRIUS channel 25 and XM channel 59, on Friday, August 21 at 3:00 pm ET. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080819/NYTU044LOGO ) Tarantino, the writer and director of the new film...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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