Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - February 23, 2005
Martin Scorsese was an also-ran two years ago with "Gangs of New York." Clint Eastwood was a runner-up last year with "Mystic River." This time, Scorsese's "The Aviator" and Eastwood's "Million Dollar Baby" go head-to-head for the Academy Awards best-picture prize, while the two veteran filmmakers also will duke it out for directing honors.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.