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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 03, 2006

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The animated sequel "Ice Age: The Meltdown" froze out its rivals at the box office, selling about $114 million worth of tickets in North America and a slew of foreign territories during its first three days of release, distributor 20th Century Fox said on Sunday.

German film director Uwe Boll has something of a reputation to overcome. One critic calls him "a master of bad taste" and another says he is fast becoming "one of the worst directors on the planet."

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • 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.
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