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Entertainment News Archive - February 18, 2006

By Mike Collett-White BERLIN (Reuters) - The Berlin film festival picks its winner on Saturday, with U.S. director Robert Altman among the favorites to take the Golden Bear with a gentle, touching picture that stood out among a typically hard-hitting selection.

By Angus MacSwan RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters)

By Clara Ferreira-Marques MILAN (Reuters) - Milan kicked off a week of catwalk glamour on Saturday with shows by four young fashion talents which organizers hope will help the city secure a position at the industry's cutting edge.

BERLIN (Reuters) - A moving drama about Bosnia's post-war trauma and the lingering impact of the systematic rape of Bosnia women by Serb soldiers won the top prize at the Berlin Film Festival on Saturday.

By Mike Collett-White and Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - A moving drama about Bosnia's post-war trauma and the lingering impact of the systematic rape of women by Serb soldiers during the 1992-95 conflict won top honors at the Berlin Film Festival on Saturday.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • 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.
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