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Entertainment News Archive - July 23, 2006

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequel logged a third weekend as the most popular movie in North America, while the latest films from directors M. Night Shyamalan and Ivan Reitman both bombed, according to studio estimates issued on Sunday.

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co.'s "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" logged a third weekend as the most popular movie in North America while the latest films from directors M.

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Charles Sturridge is set to write and direct "A Great and Terrible Beauty," a film about four teens in Victorian England who enter a magical world.

By Michael Rechtshaffen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Adapted by director John A.

By Ray Waddell NASHVILLE (Billboard) - Anyone who ever doubted that the "American Idol" TV phenomenon would not have legs as a touring entity was wrong as 60 sellouts for the 2006 American Idols Live tour attest.

By Frank Segers LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - In virtual vacuum-cleaner fashion, "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" drew the bulk of international business during the weekend, garnering an estimated $62 million from 35 territories.

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - Film-maker Tahani Rached, returning to Egypt after almost 40 years in Canada, has revealed the hidden lives of girls who live, beg, cheat, sniff glue, pop pills and give birth on the streets of Cairo.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Miss Puerto Rico, Zuleyka Rivera Mendoza, the youngest of the five finalists, was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday night. The first runner-up to Mendoza, 18, was Miss Japan, Kurara Chibana, 24.

Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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