Entertainment News Archive - December 13, 2005

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By Darryl Morden LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - 'Tis the season to be jolly, except for most of the bands that played Saturday's first night of LA modern rock station KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas concert. Nine Inch Nails, System of a Down and Korn were rife with rants of anger and hate.

By Carly Mayberry LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Film downloading company Movielink introduced a new version of its broadband video-on-demand service Monday designed specifically for families.

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Jude Law is set to join Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet and Jack Black in the romantic comedy "Holiday," director Nancy Meyers' follow-up to "Something's Gotta Give." Diaz plays an American with man troubles who befriends a British villager (Winslet) with similar problems.

BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Gay romance "Brokeback Mountain" and "Good Night, and Good Luck" were among the Golden Globe Award nominees for best film drama on Tuesday as the race for Oscars intensified in Hollywood.

By Bob Tourtellotte BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - "Brokeback Mountain," the movie about a romance between two cowboys, topped the list of nominees for Golden Globe Awards on Tuesday with seven nominations, including one for best film drama.

By Bob Tourtellotte BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Gay cowboy romance "Brokeback Mountain," topped the Golden Globe nominations on Tuesday with nominations in seven categories, including best film drama, in a year dominated by independent and low-budget movies.

By Fernanda Ezabella RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters) - Rock legends the Rolling Stones will play a free concert on Rio de Janeiro's famed Copacabana Beach in February, organizers said on Tuesday, and up to 1.5 million people are expected to attend.

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - U2's world tour was the top-grossing trek of 2005, according to year-end figures set to be published Friday in Billboard magazine.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Legendary folk rocker Bob Dylan will start a new career as a radio DJ when he launches a new weekly music show on XM Satellite Radio next March.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.