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Entertainment News Archive - June 04, 2006

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has banned "The Da Vinci Code" following calls from both minority Christians and majority Muslims, an official said on Sunday.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Following are the top 10 movies at the North American box office during the weekend beginning June 2, led by new release "The Break-Up," according to studio estimates collected on Sunday by Reuters. Final data will be issued on Monday. 1 (*) The Break-Up .............

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - While her former husband is playing daddy in Namibia, Jennifer Aniston is basking in her new role as Hollywood's latest movie star.

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - While her former husband is playing daddy in Namibia, Jennifer Aniston is basking in her new role as Hollywood's latest movie star.

By Julian Ryall TOKYO (Hollywood Reporter) - Tom Cruise will recreate an action scene from "Mission: Impossible 3" when he travels to Japan later this month for the local premiere.

By Ray Richmond LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency" documents the one-time supermodel's launch of her own agency. Think of it as "Zoolander" without the self-awareness.

By Randee Dawn LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - For years, airbrushed magazine photos and such TV shows as ABC's "Extreme Makeover" and Fox's "The Swan" have turned remaking yourself into an attainable magic brought with the flick of a scalpel or the brush of a suction hose.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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