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Entertainment News Archive - July 26, 2005

By Etan Vlessing TORONTO (Hollywood Reporter) - A movie based on Canada's most notorious female serial killer will receive its world premiere next month at the Montreal World Film Festival.

By Ray Waddell NASHVILLE (Billboard) - The Killers will headline the first U.S. edition of the U.K.'s Download Festival, set for Oct. 8 at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, Calif. Also on the bill are Modest Mouse, the Arcade Fire, Doves, H.I.M. and Mindless Self Indulgence.

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Green Day's dreams of music video glory are hardly broken: The punk rock trio led nominees Monday for the 22nd annual MTV Video Music Awards with eight mentions.

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It is not "Fahrenheit 9/11" or "The Passion of the Christ," but low-budget film "The Aristocrats" is fast becoming this summer's controversial movie because of only one thing -- a joke.

By Paul Thomasch NEW YORK (Reuters) - TV Guide, in a major shift to win over readers and advertisers, will be overhauled as a full-sized magazine with more celebrity features and fewer program listings, its publisher said on Tuesday. Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.

By Derek Caney NEW YORK (Reuters) - When singer, songwriter and indie rock pioneer Bob Mould embarked on his last tour with a full band, he called it "The Last Dog And Pony Show" and vowed never again to undertake such a trek.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Mick Jagger is celebrating his 62nd birthday Tuesday with "A Bigger Bang." The Rolling Stones announced that their upcoming tour and album will bear the alliterative title, which they came up with last year, "reflecting their fascination with the scientific theory about the origin of the universe," according to a statement.

LONDON (Reuters) - Michael Jackson went to hospital suffering from dehydration and weight loss after jurors acquitted the singer of child molestation last month, his lawyer said on Tuesday. "Michael Jackson was ill from time to time.

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Rhythm-challenged dancers, a highly opinionated chef and a snarky cartoon family kept Fox on top with adults 18-49 during a snoozer week ending July 24.

By Paul J. Gough LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Rock Star: INXS" still cannot hit a high note for CBS.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.