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2008-10-13 09:00:30

By Roger Moore The Orlando Sentinel QUARANTINE -- ** 1/2 -- Jennifer Carpenter, Steve Harris, Jay Hernandez; rated R (violence, gore, profanity); Carmike Ritz; Century Sandy and South Salt Lake; Cinemark Jordan Landing; Megaplex District, Gateway and Jordan Commons; "Quarantine" is a movie testament to craftsmanship and commitment. The best "Blair Witch" knockoff of them all is basically a zombie movie seen through the viewfinder of a TV news camera -- that "found footage""Blair Witch...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'