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Entertainment News Archive - August 10, 2006

By Thomas K. Arnold LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "The Sopranos" is poised to become the first TV series to be released on high-definition video discs.

Sony Pictures, riding high at the box office with the comedy "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby," has narrowly edged out Walt Disney Co. to become the first studio to sell more than $1 billion worth of tickets at the domestic box office this year.

"60 Minutes" veteran correspondent Mike Wallace may have retired last March but that hasn't stopped him from scoring an exclusive interview with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

By Jane Barrett MADRID (Reuters) - A year is a long time in fashion. Last September, Kate Moss was persona non grata after a British newspaper printed pictures of her apparently snorting large amounts of cocaine.

By Paul Majendie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - The creators of The Muppets and Sesame Street are staging a puppet show that is strictly for adults only.

By Jane Barrett MADRID (Reuters) - A year is a long time in fashion. Last September, Kate Moss was persona non grata after a British newspaper printed pictures of her apparently snorting large amounts of cocaine.

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In a reality-TV-dominated, Internet-video-crazy world, just about anyone -- from cab drivers to cocktail waitresses -- can get instant fame and often lose it just as quickly.

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Nashville will honor leading music industry figures with a "Music City Walk of Fame," city officials announced on Thursday.

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Terry Gilliam tends not to make life easy for audiences, and his new film about a 10-year-old girl who prepares heroin for her father to inject and seeks to seduce an older simpleton is out to make them squirm some more.

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - International audiences have come to know Iranian cinema as a lyrical but slow-paced genre where horses slog through snowy Kurdish mountain passes and children spend two hours looking for a lost banknote.

Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'