Entertainment News Archive - December 27, 2005

By Tony Gieske LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Founded in 1939, the Five Blind Boys of Alabama do not ask your pity, even though they are down to two boys since the death of George Scott in March.

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - The Palestinian mastermind of the Munich Olympics attack in which 11 Israeli athletes died said on Tuesday he had no regrets and that Steven Spielberg's new film about the incident would not deliver reconciliation.

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By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - Films that helped usher in a new era of censorship, changed the way Hollywood thought about the audience, provided a first-hand look at one of the nation's great disasters and introduced the world to the word "gnarly" are among the 25 films the librarian of Congress named to the National Film Registry on Tuesday.

By Martin A. Grove LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Movie marketing used to be a pretty basic business of buying network TV spots and newspaper ads. These days, it has evolved into a more challenging puzzle in which nontraditional media are increasingly part of the solution.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.