Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - October 27, 2005


By Thomas K. Arnold LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Batman Begins" scored a knockout punch in its first week on home video, shooting to No. 1 on both the preliminary national sales and rental charts. The brooding Warner Bros.

A Florida state senator has introduced a bill that would ban the sale or rental of violent video games to minors, an aide to the lawmaker said on Thursday.

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.