Entertainment News Archive - November 05, 2005

By Gina Keating and Doris Frankel LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO (Reuters) - The debut on Friday of "Chicken Little," the first fully computer-animated movie by the Walt Disney Co., was greeted on Friday with mixed reviews that industry experts said would not affect the younger audiences the film is aimed at.

By Michael Paoletta NEW YORK (Billboard) - Madonna will not let a few cracked ribs and broken bones spoil her party. Weeks after falling from her horse on the grounds of her English estate, Madonna is in the mood to dance. Not surprisingly, she wants the world to know.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.