Entertainment News Archive - December 10, 2005

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Chris Rock won't be back to hand out Oscars next year, according to reports.

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gay cowboy movie won rave reviews on Friday as mainstream Hollywood embraced the tale of Marlboro men in love, but for most gay Americans the acceptance symbolized by marriage remains a distant dream.

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Brokeback Mountain," the film about a gay love affair that transforms the lives of two cowboys, was named 2005's best film by a major critics group on Saturday in the first of several awards lists expected to narrow the field of Oscar contenders.

Word of the Day
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.