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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 22, 2006

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English actress Kate Beckinsale's new horror film "Underworld: Evolution" easily led the North American box office during its first weekend, while Golden Globes glory propelled "Brokeback Mountain" up the charts, according to studio estimates issued on Sunday.

In the absence of new rivals, "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe" ruled the foreign box office for a fifth weekend, earning an estimated $13.3 million as its total rose to $342.6 million.

Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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