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Entertainment News Archive - July 09, 2006

By Ian MacKenzie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - When Scottish art dealer Alexander Reid returned from Paris with two paintings by Vincent van Gogh, his father berated him for bringing such "atrocities" home and sold them to a French dealer for five pounds ($9) each.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" set a new record for the highest opening in box office history on Sunday, smashing the four-year-old record held by "Spider-Man," said distributor Walt Disney Co.

By Kirk Honeycutt LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - If you are going to go up against George S.

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" raked in a lot of doubloons at North American theaters over the weekend, making a record $132 million in its first three days, according to studio estimates issued on Sunday.

By Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM (Reuters) - When Roman Polanksi adapted the story of orphan Oliver Twist to the big screen, he drew inspiration from his own childhood during World War II, the director told a news conference on Sunday. "I can relate to the situation.

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" raked in a lot of doubloons at North American theaters over the weekend, making a record $132 million in its first three days, according to studio estimates issued on Sunday.

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - A federal judge in Colorado has handed the entertainment industry a big win in its protracted legal battle against a handful of small companies that offer sanitized versions of theatrical releases on DVD.

By Paul Gargano LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - With the mercury topping 100 degrees by 11 a.m. Saturday, many were wondering just how well Ozzy Osbourne would hold up in his midday set headlining the Ozzfest second stage.

By Alistair Lyon BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rarely have Western news organizations wooed Arab hearts and minds so avidly -- or with so little certainty of political or commercial reward.

By Jonathan Landreth BEIJING (Hollywood Reporter) - China's censors have rejected worldwide box office champ "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" due to violent and supernatural content, local media reported.

Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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