May 11, 2003 |
Matrix, Matrix, Matrix. "There's no doubt that The Matrix Reloaded is going to be gigantic," says Peyton Reed, director of Down With Love, the Ren?e Zellweger retro romance with the counterprogramming audacity to open Friday, one day after Keanu Reeves' leather-trenchcoated Neo swoops into almost 4,000 theaters. "It'll be the number-one movie of the summer," predicts Greg Dean Schmitz, producer of Yahoo's UpcomingMovies.com. "It will blow your mind," says Monica Bellucci, the sultry Italian who plays opposite Reeves, Carrie-Ann Moss and Laurence Fishburne in the hugely anticipated $127 million sequel that finds Zion on the brink of Machine Army domination.
January 12, 1993 |
The federal government yesterday filed a civil suit charging a Fort Washington psychiatric hospital and a referral firm with engaging in a multimillion-dollar kickback scheme to lure hundreds of rail workers, some from as far away as California, to its facility. The suit, filed by U.S. Attorney Michael M. Baylson, alleges that Northwestern Psychiatric Institute paid kickbacks or bounty fees to Matrix Health Management of Cheltenham, which, in turn, referred hundreds of Amtrak workers and their families to the Fort Washington hospital.
May 7, 2013
The University of the Sciences has hired James Waldon director of public safety. He was director of police and safety at Gannon University and a county detective for the Essex County Prosecutor's Office, Newark. Robert Boova has been appointed professor of surgery at Temple University School of Medicine and chief of cardiovascular surgery at Jeanes Hospital . He was associate professor of surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and a member of the Division of Cardiac Surgery, Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute, University Hospitals, Case Medical Center, in Cleveland.
May 15, 2003 |
With "The Matrix Reloaded" looking like the blockbuster of the summer, it's worth noting it took a long, strange road to get to this point. Here are Ten Things To Know About "The Matrix," a surprise 1999 hit that has grown into a true cultural phenomenon. 1. Andy and Larry Wachowski originally imagined "The Matrix" as a comic book, not a film. 2. While working in the comics industry, Larry Wachowski collaborated with artist Steve Skroce on an obscure Marvel Comic titled "Ektokid.
May 13, 2003 |
Who are the Wachowski brothers? For starters, they?re the creative team behind one of the year?s most anticipated films, ?The Matrix Reloaded,? opening in theaters Thursday. Little else is known about them ? if you believe the biographical notes in the ?Matrix? press kit. Larry, 37, and Andy, 35, haven?t done media interviews since the first ?Matrix? opened in 1999 and spiraled into a cultlike phenomenon.
January 7, 2012 |
A cleaning company accused of firing a mostly African American cleaning crew and replacing it with cleaners of other ethnic groups agreed to pay $452,500 to the cleaners and their white supervisor to settle a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of the workers. In the settlement approved in federal court in Philadelphia on Wednesday, the company, Matrix L.L.C., denied any discriminatory behavior. According to the suit, Matrix hired the white supervisor, Barbara Palermi, in June 2007 to oversee a crew cleaning a client's facilities in Delaware County.
April 22, 1994 |
A U.S. Justice Department civil suit against a suburban psychiatric hospital has been settled, with the hospital and two former administrators agreeing to pay $1.4 million. The settlement, announced yesterday by U.S. Attorney Michael R. Stiles, calls for the Northwestern Institute of Psychiatry in Fort Washington, its former administrator and another former executive to pay the $1.4 million to the federal government to settle all claims against them. Stiles said the government would continue the suit against several other individuals and corporations charged in the alleged kickback scheme.
October 11, 2003 |
Uma. Black Mamba. The Bride. Keanu. Neo. The One. Kill Bill. The Matrix. Inspired by comic books, the Internet, Japanese anime and Hong Kong chopsocky flicks, Quentin Tarantino's long-awaited Kill Bill, Vol. 1, with Uma Thurman as an avenging assassin, and Andy and Larry Wachowski's not-so-long-awaited The Matrix Revolutions, due Nov. 5 with Keanu Reeves as a hacker-messiah, have more in common than their vowel-happy stars and tsunamis...
January 31, 2002 |
The central New Jersey golf course that served as the headquarters and showplace of Robert E. Brennan's financial empire was sold yesterday in a federal bankruptcy court auction. Peter C. Gerhard, who heads the international currency division of the investment banking firm Goldman Sachs, purchased the course, the Due Process Golf Course in Colts Neck, for $20 million. A source familiar with the proceedings said Gerhard planned to maintain the 7,138-yard course as an exclusive private club.
June 8, 2000 |
For years, the township's historic commission has been trying to find some way to commemorate the pile of rubble that once stood as the nation's first octagonal schoolhouse and as the first public school in Bucks County. Now, it appears the commission has found its solution in the form of a developer looking to win approval for a 180-acre mixed-use complex on Oxford Valley and Big Oak Roads, right next to the schoolhouse site. Matrix Development Group of Cranbury, N.J., has announced plans to work with the historic commission to fully rebuild the 480-square-foot schoolhouse into a museum-quality memorial.