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2010-12-13 13:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vladar Company along with EMI's Label Services division announced the January 11(th) DVD release of the critically acclaimed documentary film "Mr. Immortality: The Life and Times of Twista," chronicling the life of the Chicago rap legend and Grammy-nominated artist, 'Twista.' The timely release of this film poignantly depicts the life of the Hip Hop Superstar as he navigate us through his world and makes a few notable stops in his hometown of...

2006-05-01 15:34:02

By Martin A. Grove LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - German director Wolfgang Petersen likes to get his feet wet. Having already ventured underwater with "Das Boot" and braved some killer waves with "The Perfect Storm," he is now preparing to release a remake of "The Poseidon Adventure." The 1972 original, based on Paul Gallico's novel, launched Hollywood's modern disaster epic genre when it was brought to the screen by producer Irwin Allen and director Ronald Neame. While the new...

2006-04-17 07:09:21

By Mark Egan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sebastian Junger's new book begins with a family album snapshot of the best-selling author of "The Perfect Storm" sitting on his mother's lap as a baby. In the background are two workers posing with them after renovating the family home. One of them is a handsome young man who became known as the Boston Strangler. The image prompted Junger to write "A Death in Belmont." "I decided to find out more," Junger said in an interview about his book, which...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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