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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - February 23, 2005

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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.

Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'