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2009-05-18 07:00:00

On May 21, Sarah and John Connors worldwide can pick up a free pizza at Pizza Hut DALLAS, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling the real Sarah and John Connors of the world: the release of Terminator Salvation is just around the corner, and Pizza Hut is joining the resistance. This Thursday, Pizza Hut is offering the Terminator Salvation Special - a free medium one-topping pizza for anyone named Sarah or John Connor. (Sorry, members of Skynet and Terminators not eligible). You don't have to...

2009-05-12 07:30:00

LONGUEUIL, QC, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology for the Entertainment industry, is proud to announce that thrill-seekers and moviegoers alike can live the action-packed adventure of Warner Bros. Pictures' new feature film, Terminator Salvation from their very own motion-activated D-BOX MFX seating on May 21 in selected theatres. Feel every jolt, rumble and jostle as D-BOX's Motion...

2009-05-11 07:00:00

Eager Terminator fans can head to pizzahut.com to feed their curiosity DALLAS, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Can't wait until Thursday, May 21 to see Terminator Salvation come to your hometown theater? Pizza Hut predicted this future and is now offering humans and machines exclusive access to one of the most anticipated films of the year... right from your home computer. Today, Pizza Hut and Warner Bros. Pictures debuted five minutes of exclusive Terminator Salvation footage that you can only...

2009-05-08 07:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In advance of the worldwide release of the highly anticipated motion picture Terminator Salvation, Formula One championship leaders Brawn GP will join Sony Pictures Releasing International to feature imagery from the film on their cars at the Grand Prix of Spain, which begins today. The film will be released in Europe and around the world June 3, 2009. The class-leading racecars of Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello will carry the new and unique...

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2009-04-30 15:40:00

Welsh actor Christian Bale admits he went overboard with his profanity-laced tirade against the director of photography for Terminator Salvation. However, The Telegraph quoted Bale as also saying he felt his trust had been betrayed when a crew member taped his outburst and released the audio on the Internet last February, exposing the actor to countless jokes and making his tantrum a surprise hit on YouTube where creative users even set it to music. Hey, I did what I did. I'm not hiding from...

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2009-04-21 22:45:00

Sony Pictures Releasing International says it has created its first movie-based game for the Twitter social networking platform. The announcement of the Terminator Salvation Twitter game was made Monday by Sal Ladestro, executive vice president of marketing for Sony Pictures Releasing International. Twitter users can join John Connor in the war against the machines by following the tweets at Resistance 2018, Ladestro said in a statement. In the fight against Skynet and the Terminators, mass...

2009-04-20 14:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the worldwide release of the motion picture Terminator Salvation, Twitter users will have the chance to join the human resistance against the machines in Sony Pictures Releasing International's first-ever game created for the social networking platform, it was announced today by Sal Ladestro, executive vice president of marketing, Sony Pictures Releasing International. Users can follow tweets from the resistance at...

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2009-04-14 18:49:28

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles isn't being renewed for a third season, sources close to the U.S. sci-fi drama series told EW.com. It's done, an insider said. Everyone has pretty much known for a couple of weeks. Consider it canceled, a second source told the entertainment magazine's Web site Tuesday. However, one Fox representative insisted that a decision regarding the show's fate hasn't been made yet. We will be announcing our fall schedule on May 18, the network source said....

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2009-04-14 14:48:03

McG is in negotiations to direct and produce a big-screen adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Spring Awakening. The filmmaker, who is also a songwriter and music video director, is best known for heading up two Charlie's Angels movies, the sports picture We Are Marshall and the upcoming Terminator sequel. The Hollywood Reporter said McG is in talks to develop a film version of Awakening with Steven Sater, who penned the show's book and lyrics, while rocker Duncan Shiek...

2009-04-08 06:00:00

HOUSTON, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- LaserGen, Inc., a DNA sequencing technology company, announced a definitive agreement in which SeqWright Inc. will make an equity investment in the company. Prompting its decision was LaserGen's recently revealed plans to commercialize its novel reversible terminator chemistry, Lightning Terminators(TM), for next-generation sequencing applications. The company anticipates bringing its chemistry as reagent kits to the market as early as 2010, by forming...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'