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Entertainment News Archive - December 04, 2005

By Karin Strohecker BERLIN (Reuters) - French thriller "Cache" ("Hidden"), featuring videotapes, obsession and the pain of facing up to one's past, swept the 18th European Film Awards in Berlin on Saturday.

SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Blasting away despite heavy rains and municipal restrictions, veteran rockers Pearl Jam delighted tens of thousands of fans in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on their first tour of Latin America.

By Alexis Greene NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - We've all been to one of those awful parties -- the kind where people make mindless chit-chat and drink too much, for lack of anything else to do.

By Karin Strohecker BERLIN (Reuters) - French thriller "Cache" ("Hidden"), featuring videotapes, obsession and the pain of facing up to one's past, swept the 18th European Film Awards in Berlin on Saturday.

By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" is about to step on NBC's toes. Just one day after NBC revealed it would move hit comedy "My Name is Earl" to Thursdays at 9 p.m., ABC announced Friday it is expanding "Stars" episodes to 90 minutes.

In LOS ANGELES story headlined "Theron's "Flux" a box office failure" please read in fifth paragraph ...Paramount did not screen the film in advance... A corrected repetition follows.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Director Steven Spielberg said his new film "Munich," the story of Israel's revenge for the killing of its athletes by Palestinian guerrillas at the 1972 Olympics, is "a prayer for peace," Time magazine reported on Sunday.

By Wendel Broere AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Fourteen men, including the jailed killer of a Dutch filmmaker, go on trial on Monday accused of planning attacks and belonging to a militant Islamist network.

By Jim Bessman NEW YORK (Billboard) - Assessing a song's commercial value in the digital age has been a headache for music vendors, but Jane Siberry is letting the buyer decide.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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