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2014-09-08 16:22:22

FROM THE WORLD-FAMOUS STAND-UP COMEDY GENIUS GABRIEL "FLUFFY" IGLESIAS, COMES ONE OF THE MOST HILARIOUS FILMS OF THE YEAR UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laugh out loud with one of the most entertaining stand-up comedians of all-time when the side-splitting comedy, The Fluffy Movie arrives on Blu-ray((TM) )Combo Pack and DVD on October 21, 2014 and DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet((TM)) on October 7, 2014 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. In addition, the...

2014-09-04 16:24:54

FROM GARDEN STATE CREATOR ZACH BRAFF COMES A FUNNY, TOUCHING, UNIVERSAL STORY OF FAMILY LIFE UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After his indie breakout hit Garden State, filmmaker Zach Braff returns with Wish I Was Here, a comedy-drama about what it means to be at a major crossroads as a parent, spouse, and child - all at once. One of the most notable films at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Wish I Was Here will be available on Blu-ray((TM) )Combo Pack including...

2014-09-04 16:24:35

For the First Time Ever, 500 Halloween Horror Nights Fans are Invited to Attend The Coveted "Eyegore Awards" with Purchase of a Special Add-On Ticket UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Studios Hollywood sets the stage for the eagerly-awaited arrival of Halloween Horror Nights on Friday, September 19, with the annual "Eyegore Awards," honoring influential entertainment professionals for bringing the horror genre to life within the movie, television and...

2014-08-28 20:22:08

For the first time ever, John Carpenter's horror classic comes to life as a haunted house at Universal Orlando ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone is entitled to one good scare...and beginning September 19, Universal Orlando will give guests more than one reason to scream as it brings to life John Carpenter's classic horror film "Halloween." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141359 Based on the classic 1978 slasher film, the all-new haunted house follows the story...

2014-08-26 12:26:43

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, THE LARGEST COMPILATION OF BING CROSBY'S CLASSICS IN ONE TIMELESS DVD COLLECTION UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bing Crosby: The Silver Screen Collection presents the legendary performer in 24 of his most memorable films available November 11, 2014 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139516 Bing Crosby was a superstar of movies, music, radio and television during a spectacular career that...

2014-08-19 12:26:33

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for "Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood as Southern California's leading Halloween event becomes "More Dead Than Ever," expanding to 22 select nights with more mazes than ever, from Friday, September 19 through Sunday, November 2, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137190 Tickets to this year's event are available for purchase at www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com/hollywood,...

2014-08-19 08:27:15

UNFORGETTABLE FILM NOIR CLASSICS IN ONE EXCLUSIVE DVD COLLECTION UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Film Noir 10-Movie Spotlight Collection, containing must have films, that helped define the genre, debuts on November 4, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Film Noir - the dark, suspenseful style of filmmaking from the 1940s and 1950s - left an indelible imprint on the world of cinema as we know it. Whether it was the driven private eye, the flawed hero or...

2014-08-14 12:25:28

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrated Grammy® Award-winning musician, SLASH, hailed as one of the 10 best electric guitar players of all time by Time magazine, is joining forces with Universal Studios Hollywood to compose an original score for the theme park's hypnotizing new 3D maze, "Clowns 3D Music by SLASH" at "Halloween Horror Nights," beginning Friday, September 19, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136136 While partnering with top...

2014-08-12 12:26:40

JOIN THOMAS & FRIENDS(TM) AS THEY DELIVER HOLIDAY CHEER! UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas and his friends are in holly, jolly Christmas spirits, ready to be Santa's engine helpers! Percy brings holiday fun to Reg at the scrapyard, while Duncan tries to overcome his bah humbug attitude. Thomas clears the snowy tracks so Connor can race passengers home in time for the holidays. James causes confusion and delay helping Duck get unstuck, as an old friend returns to...

2014-08-11 12:25:25

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Pictures' Academy Award®-winning and genre-defining film, An American Werewolf in London, written and directed by John Landis, will be unleashed upon guests at Universal Studios Hollywood in an all-new "Halloween Horror Nights" maze beginning Friday, September 19, 2014. The experience will recreate legendary scenes from the cult favorite using gruesomely convincing props, chillingly authentic music and mind-blowing...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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