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2008-10-17 15:00:15

Writer-director Quentin Tarantino has begun principal photography on his World War II picture "Inglourious Basterds" in Germany, The Weinstein Co. said. The film, which began shooting last week, reunites Brad Pitt with his "Troy" co-star Diane Kruger. The cast also includes Melanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Bruhl, Eli Roth, Samm Levine, B.J. Novak, Til Schweiger, Gedeon Burkhard, Paul Rust, Michael Bacall and Omar Doom. Also part of the ensemble are Sylvester Groth, Julie Dreyfus,...

2008-10-17 12:00:16

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds began principal photography last week on location in Germany. The ensemble cast of Inglourious Basterds includes Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Melanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Bruhl, Eli Roth, Samm Levine, B.J. Novak, Til Schweiger, Gedeon Burkhard, Paul Rust, Michael Bacall, Omar Doom, Sylvester Groth, Julie Dreyfus, Jacky Ido, August Diehl, Martin Wuttke, Richard Sammel, Christian Berkel, Sonke Mohring,...

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...

2008-09-13 00:00:21

By Bob Strauss Spaghetti Westerns and samurai films have shared sensibilities since Sergio Leone remade Akira Kurosawa's "Yojimbo" as "A Fistful of Dollars." But the two genres have never been mashed up quite as crazily as Takashi Miike has done it in "Sukiyaki Western Django." It's got gunfighters and horses and cowboy hats, but it's definitely set in Japan. (When, exactly, is purposely unclear, but there is a Gatling gun). Though it is specifically inspired by the Django series, fans of...

2008-09-05 00:00:16

By Jonathan Dean Hitler, Goebbels and Churchill all feature in the next Quentin Tarantino movie, with Brad Pitt and Mike Myers among the cast. Jonathan Dean reports on the latest twist in an eccentric career Hands up who saw Quentin Tarantino's last film, Death Proof? It made 407,525 in its first week of release, entering the UK box office at number six, lower than the Adam Sandler vehicle I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry. The man behind pop-culture staples Reservoir Dogs and Pulp...

2008-09-02 12:00:19

German actress Diane Kruger says she has landed a role in Quentin Tarantino's new World War II picture "Inglorious Bastards." The film reunites her with her "Troy" co-star Brad Pitt, who reportedly has already signed on for the lead in "Bastards." "I just found out I'm going to do (Quentin) Tarantino's next film with Brad Pitt," Kruger told People magazine. "I'm very excited. Quentin just called. I play a German movie star but I don't want to give too much away." Kruger's other film credits...

2008-08-15 15:00:43

Canadian-born actor-comedian Mike Myers has joined the cast of Quentin Tarantino's World War II picture "Inglorious Bastards." The "Saturday Night Live" alum was most recently seen in the big-screen comedy "The Love Guru." He has also starred in the "Austin Powers" and "Wayne's World" blockbusters. Variety.com said Myers has signed up to play a British general in "Inglorious Bastards," starring Brad Pitt and Eli Roth. Tarantino has also been talking to Simon Pegg, Nastassja Kinski, David...

2008-08-08 18:00:27

By GARY MILLS They came. They sang. You voted - and voted some more. After nearly 60,000 votes cast, we have a winner in The Times-Union and Jacksonville.com's first-ever Mic Mania singing contest. Actually, make that two winners. - Meghan Mizell, a 19-year-old vocal performance student at FCCJ's South Campus, won in the adult division of Mic Mania. She bested finalists Mark LaDuke, 20, and Holly Kwaak, 16, in Thursday's final round of voting in which more than 20,000 votes were cast....

2008-08-08 12:00:29

Hollywood actor Brad Pitt reportedly has signed on to star in Quentin Tarantino's new World War II picture "Inglorious Bastards." Pitt had a scene-stealing role in the 1993 movie "True Romance," which Tarantino wrote and Tony Scott directed. Variety.com said Nastassja Kinski, Simon Pegg, David Krumholtz and B.J. Novak are also in talks to appear alongside Pitt in "Bastards." Tarantino's fellow filmmaker Eli Roth has signed on to play a supporting role as a soldier in the movie....

2008-08-06 03:00:35

BRITNEY Spears has been lined up to play a lesbian stripperin Quentin Tarantino's next movie. Singer and former Disney child star Britney, who is fighting back from mental health troubles, will play psychopathic exotic dancer Varla in Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill director Tarantino is convinced Britney is perfect for the remake of Russ Meyer's 1965 cult classic. A Hollywood insider revealed: "Quentin is convinced Britney will be brilliant in the movie. He's...


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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 'kardia,' heart.
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