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Entertainment News Archive - June 02, 2006

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Two more Indian states have banned cinema screenings of the controversial "The Da Vinci Code," doubling the number of regions to have passed such orders after protests by minority Christians.

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - When is a romantic comedy not a romantic comedy? Universal Pictures' "The Break-Up," opening Friday, stars Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston, two big names that naturally fit the romantic comedy mold.

By Anne Thompson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The media world and cyberspace are abuzz with lengthy debates about the state of film criticism. What should its role be as the rules of the game keep evolving? Several different forces are putting pressure on film critics.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - After a red-hot second season, the "Grey's Anatomy" cast is getting a little extra green from the show's producer.

By Paul Bond LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Looking to close the gap with upstart YouTube -- the Internet's top destination for viewing videos -- Yahoo Inc. has unveiled the latest version of a video search product that it launched 18 months ago.

By Stephanie Prange LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The reports of DVD's death are exaggerated, but the business is entering a period of transition as two high-definition formats hit the market and digital downloading makes strides.

By Kimberly Nordyke LAS VEGAS (Hollywood Reporter) - Katie Couric hopes to bring a "humanistic, more accessible" approach to her job when she takes over as anchor and managing editor at "CBS Evening News" in September, she said Thursday.

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - When is a romantic comedy not a romantic comedy? Universal Pictures' "The Break-Up," opening Friday, stars Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston, two big names that naturally fit the romantic comedy mold.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has made a "complete recovery" from his mysterious accident in Fiji, and the rock band said Friday it will belatedly begin its European tour in Milan on July 11.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has made a "complete recovery" from his mysterious accident in Fiji, and the rock band said Friday it will belatedly begin its European tour in Milan on July 11.

Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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