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Entertainment News Archive - November 24, 2005

By John Gaudiosi LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Hollywood screenwriter Randall Jahnson hinted at his historian alter ego with his work on "The Doors" and "The Mask of Zorro." He therefore made the most of his first foray into the Wild West of video games with Activision's Western adventure, "Gun." "The process for writing for the two mediums is like apples and oranges," Jahnson says.

By Barry Garron LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Over the years, consumers have learned to count on Hallmark greeting cards for the thoughtful way they use images to evoke sentiment. Given the limitations of a card, that's a considerable accomplishment.

By Laurence Vittes LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - This new adaptation of Thomas Hughes' perennial favorite comes up looking very handsome and more intense than action-filled, offering a bit of Charles Dickens aimed in large part at the "Harry Potter" crowd.

HANOI (Reuters) - Charges of child abuse will be filed against British rocker Gary Glitter in a Vietnamese court on Friday, a provincial official said.

LONDON (Reuters) - A legal battle between rival British pop moguls Simon Fuller and Simon Cowell was postponed indefinitely on Thursday, as lawyers were apparently seeking an out-of-court settlement.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Anti-Defamation League demanded an apology from pop star Michael Jackson after a report he referred to Jews as "leeches" in a telephone message to a former business adviser. "Michael Jackson has an anti-Semitic streak, and hasn't learned from his past mistakes.

By Zeeshan Haider MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - The head of the U.N. refugee agency said on Thursday the focus of Pakistani earthquake relief efforts was now to avert a tragedy over the imminent winter. U.N.

By Zeeshan Haider MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - The head of the U.N. refugee agency said on Thursday the focus of Pakistani earthquake relief efforts was now to avert a tragedy over the imminent winter. U.N.

ROME (Reuters) - Irish rocker and charity champion Bob Geldof criticised Italy on Thursday for failing to give more to the world's poor and urged its leaders to help break a deadlock in international trade talks.

By Laurence Vittes LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - This new adaptation of Thomas Hughes' perennial favorite comes up looking very handsome and more intense than action-filled, offering a bit of Charles Dickens aimed in large part at the "Harry Potter" crowd.

Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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