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2009-06-06 11:28:27

The U.S. film studio Weinstein Co. is exploring potential refinancing or restructuring with a financial adviser, people familiar with the situation say. The unidentified sources said the Hollywood studio, which was responsible for the Academy Award winning film The Reader, is discussing possible financial changes with Miller Buckfire & Co. LLC, The Wall Street Journal said Saturday. The discussion comes after the studio has failed to find great success with any of its recent releases,...

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2009-04-16 13:29:26

U.S. filmmaker and storyteller Kevin Smith has been booked for a live performance at New York's Carnegie Hall, the show's producers said. Smith, best known for writing and directing such feature films as Clerks, Dogma and most recently Zack and Miri Make a Porno, regularly performs live at major venues across the United States and in Canada, but is appearing for the first time on the venerated New York City stage June 17. This country must truly be in a desperate financial crisis, Smith said...

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2009-03-23 14:26:31

Canadian-born comic actor Seth Rogen is denying Lindsay Lohan's claim that he hasn't returned her phone calls. Nylon magazine quoted Lohan as saying she has tried to contact Rogen about a project, but he's not getting back to her. That's the first I had heard of that, Rogen told Moviefone.com. And my assistant hadn't heard it either. I can tell you that she hasn't called me. If she has, I haven't heard about it. (But) I would call her back, Sure! I'd return a call. Rogen has starred in the...

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2009-03-05 05:50:00

U.S. film director Kevin Smith is set to direct Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan in the big-screen comedy A Couple of Cops, Variety.com reported. The Warner Bros. movie marks Smith's first major studio project. The director is best known for his films Clerks, Chasing Amy, Mallrats, Dogma and Zack and Miri Make a Porno. Variety.com said Robb and Marc Cullen wrote the screenplay for Cops, a movie about a pair of detectives who have to deal with gangsters while trying to recover a stolen baseball...

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2009-03-02 21:57:35

L'Oreal Paris Monday debuted the first television commercial featuring its newest spokeswoman, U.S. actress Elizabeth Banks. Banks was recently signed to an exclusive worldwide contract as a spokesmodel for the beauty company and its brands. The new television ad features Banks alongside longtime L'Oreal Paris spokeswomen Beyonce Knowles and Eva Longoria Parker. The commercial features the three L'Oreal Paris representatives talking about the brand's new True Match Super-Blendable Compact...

2009-02-19 07:55:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Retail and Home Video Essentials, business units of Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the Top 10 DVD sales and rentals for the prior week based on estimated consumer spending. According to the company's proprietary tracking services, the top ten selling DVDs and the top ten most rented motion pictures, per data collected for the week ending February 15, 2009 include: Rentrak Top 10 Selling DVDs* RANK...

2009-02-12 07:55:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Retail and Home Video Essentials, business units of Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the Top 10 DVD sales and rentals for the prior week based on estimated consumer spending. According to the company's proprietary tracking services, the top ten selling DVDs and the top ten most rented motion pictures, per data collected for the week ending February 8, 2009 include: Rentrak Top 10 Selling DVDs* RANK...

2008-11-22 16:05:42

U.S. movie maker Weinstein Co. has confirmed it has cut 11 percent, or 24 employees, from its staff. A company representative said 24 of the studio's 224 staff employees were informed Friday their services were no longer required and those dismissals occurred at four of the company's worldwide offices, The Hollywood Reporter said. The staff cuts came at Weinstein Co. sites in Los Angeles, New York, Britain and Hong Kong. The employment move comes in the wake of the company severing its...

2008-11-03 08:50:00

By Scott Bowles When it comes to Halloween, Hollywood is finding more tricks than treats. The holiday that once was a boon to the film industry has become a drain as families and young moviegoers opt to socialize rather than sit in theaters, studio executives say. That scenario played out Friday as High School Musical 3: Senior Year retained the top spot with $15 million on an anemic box-office weekend, according to estimates from Nielsen EDI. The weekend was supposed to be a...

2008-11-02 15:00:10

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Theatrical, a business unit of Rentrak Corporation , today announced the weekend theatrical box office estimates for the weekend period of October 31 through November 2, 2008 according to the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical box office data collection and analytical service. The twelve estimated top producing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of 9:30AM Pacific on Sunday, November 2, 2008 by Rentrak...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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