Entertainment News Archive - March 01, 2006
By Sheigh Crabtree LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Oscar-winning special-effects maven John Dykstra is set to make his directing debut on "Tortoise and Hippo," a film inspired by a photo that circulated following the Asian tsunami.
By Ed Cropley VUNG TAU, Vietnam (Reuters) - Disgraced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter faces Vietnamese justice on Thursday when he appears before a communist People's Court on charges of molesting young girls.
By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Repor
LONDON (Reuters) - Two security guards were shot at a Kanye West concert in Birmingham after a man tried to get in without a ticket, police said on Wednesday. The shootings occurred at the front entrance of the NEC Arena at about 10 p.m.
By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A group of Israelis who lost children to Palestinian suicide bombings appealed on Wednesday to organizers of next week's Academy Awards to disqualify a film exploring the reasoning behind such attacks.
By Kerstin Gehmlich PARIS (Reuters) - Animals on stage, runways covered with straw or sand, museums and theatres turned into glitzy fashion palaces -- Catwalk shows are spectacular. But is the costly extravaganza worth it? Sector analysts say the answer is yes.
By Katie Hasty NEW YORK (Billboard) - After seven weeks on the chart, the soundtrack to Disney Channel's "High School Musical" jumped five places to No. 1 on the U.S.
Believe it or not, George Clooney has never been to the Academy Awards.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Budding Canadian film makers looking for a big break may want to think small -- about 2 inches by 2 inches to be exact -- organizers of Canada's first mobile film festival said on Wednesday.
By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The turmoil of the Middle East will have a front-row seat at this year's Oscars.
- A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.