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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 21, 2006

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Activision's new "X-Men: The Official Game" is the latest example of the growing integration between Hollywood and games.

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But David Zucker, director of "Scary Movie 4," which grossed $41 million in its first weekend at the North American box office, knows how to film a sight gag that would leave a 14-year-old convulsed with laughter.

Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]