Entertainment News Archive - June 07, 2006
By Jesse Hiestand LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter
By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Photographer Arnold Newman, whose portraits of artists like Igor Stravinsky and Pablo Picasso aimed to capture their souls, not just their faces, died on Tuesday at age 88 at a New York hospital, friends said.
By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The age of multiplatform media might have found its poster boy. Up-and-coming comic Demetri Martin has signed with Microsoft Corp.
By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - The celebrity magazine Hello! launched legal action on Wednesday against Internet sites that printed a leaked exclusive shot of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt with their infant daughter.
By Katie Hasty NEW YORK (Billboard) - In a slow week for new album releases, the Dixie Chicks remained queens of the U.S. pop charts Wednesday, while the soundtrack to Disney's "High School Musical" held tight at No.
By Jeffrey Goldfarb LONDON (Reuters) - Disney is going to the dogs.
By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - John Fogerty releases a new album almost as often a new resident moves into the White House -- a grand tally of six studio releases in the three decades since his band Creedence Clearwater Revival broke up.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed legislation to boost fines tenfold to $325,000 on broadcast television and radio stations that violate decency standards. The bill also caps fines at $3 million for continuing violations.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Don't tell Satan, but apparently 666 is a good number -- at least it was for Twentieth Century Fox and its new movie, "The Omen." Fox said the remake about a boy who is a spawn of the devil opened to a record-setting $12,633,666 at U.S.
By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress on Wednesday sent President George W. Bush a bill to boost fines tenfold to $325,000 on broadcast television and radio stations that violate decency standards, a victory for conservative groups.
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.