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Entertainment News Archive - October 28, 2005

By Michael Rechtshaffen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Chronicling the precarious first year in the life of a baby born 100 days prematurely, "little man" is a deeply personal, often wrenching documentary that raises pertinent and difficult questions about choices made and their potential ramifications.

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Work has taken place at a Los Angeles recording studio in the past few days for a Michael Jackson-penned single to benefit victims of the recent hurricanes, Billboard.com has learned.

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sylvester Stallone is attached to star in "Rambo IV," the first film about the one-man killing machine since 1988.

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - An unpublished biography of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the incarcerated proponent of physician-assisted suicide, is being turned into a movie by Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple.

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Three months after the death of anchor Peter Jennings, ABC is taking up the fight against smoking and lung cancer in a monthlong series of reports on ABC's "World News Tonight" and elsewhere that will begin on Tuesday.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Ethan Russell is the only rock photographer to have shot album covers for The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who. But of all the pictures of rock icons he has taken over the years, just one adorns his house in California.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Elvis is still the king when it comes to earning royalties, according to Forbes magazine, but Shakespeare could have given him a run for the money.

By Rebecca Harrison JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Rape, murder, pedophilia and rare male nudity on the conservative African stage -- no wonder South Africa's hottest playwright is credited with revolutionizing theater in his homeland.

Please read in headline "...Schulz still second" instead of .".Schultz still second" NEW YORK (Reuters) - Elvis is still the king when it comes to earning royalties, according to Forbes magazine, but Shakespeare could have given him a run for the money.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Elvis is still the king when it comes to earning royalties, according to Forbes magazine, but Shakespeare could have given him a run for the money.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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