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2008-09-17 21:00:17

By Barry Caine In Europe some years ago, I took a side trip to Ireland, expecting the Emerald Isle to look like Shangri-La. It didn't, but Scotland did. And that country's beauty permeates the second half of "Made of Honor," an otherwise formulaic romantic comedy pairing Patrick "Dr. McDreamy" Dempsey as Tom with Michelle "McLuscious" Monaghan as Hannah. The plot's your basic: Boy meets girl and they become best friends; girl goes to Scotland, comes back with a fiance (Kevin McKidd) and...

2008-09-15 21:00:18

By Barry Caine In Europe some years ago, I took a side trip to Ireland, expecting the Emerald Isle to look like Shangri-La. It didn't, but Scotland did. And that country's beauty permeates the second half of "Made of Honor," an otherwise formulaic romantic comedy pairing Patrick "Dr. McDreamy" Dempsey as Tom with Michelle "McLuscious" Monaghan as Hannah. The plot's your basic: Boy meets girl and they become best friends; girl goes to Scotland, comes back with a fiance (Kevin McKidd) and...

2008-09-12 12:00:22

DANCE the night away with High School Musical 2: Dance Edition, when it rocks up on Disney DVD on Monday. We have five copies of High School Musical 2: Dance Edition to win. Just answer this question to enter: Name the two main characters in High School Musical 2 Send entries to High School Musical DVD Competition, c/o Suzanne Jackson, Editorial, Coventry Telegraph, Corporation Street, Coventry CV1 1FP. The closing date is September 18. Usual rules apply. Full list of winners and...

2008-09-11 00:00:19

By GREG HERNANDEZ Sure, Zac Efron and Vanessa Anne Hudgens get the lion's share of attention for the cast of the "High School Musical" franchise. But there's a 19-year-old kid named Corbin Bleu who I think has the talent to emerge as a major solo star in his own right. Of all the performers I chatted with at the Video Music Awards on Sunday night, I was probably most impressed with Corbin. He's excited about the Oct. 24 release of "High School Musical 3" because, unlike the first two...

2008-09-04 15:00:22

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures is getting High School Musical fans from across the country to join in the HSM3 celebration this fall by inviting hundreds of lucky fans to walk the red carpet at the exclusive Hollywood premiere of "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" alongside the movie's all-star cast, including ZAC EFRON, VANESSA HUDGENS, ASHLEY TISDALE, LUCAS GRABEEL, CORBIN BLEU and MONIQUE COLEMAN. Fans can log onto Disney.com/hsm3/sweepstakes beginning Sept. 5, 2008, to enter to...

2008-09-03 21:00:13

Bill Melendez, the famed animator who lent his voice to the beloved beagle Snoopy, has died in Santa Monica, Calif., at the age of 91, his publicist said. Amy Goldsmith told the Los Angeles Times Melendez died Tuesday at St. John's hospital. The cause of his death was not given. During a nearly 70-year career, Melendez worked at the Walt Disney Studio, Leon Schlesinger Cartoons, UPA and Playhouse Pictures. While at Disney, he contributed to the movies "Pinocchio,""Fantasia,""Bambi"...

2008-09-02 09:00:24

Coming soon to a lunchbox near you: Sara Lee Soft & Smooth(TM) Bread and Disney's "High School Musical 3: Senior Year." Sara Lee Fresh Bakery, the makers of the best-selling bread in the country, is asking kids to get in front of the camera and show America how to make lunchtime showtime. Beginning today, the company will kick-off the Sara Lee Soft & Smooth "Lunchtime is Showtime" Video Contest and put out a casting call asking school-aged kids to create a video that encourages their...

2008-08-29 18:00:28

By Carol Simmons Staff Writer DAYTON -- Gabrielle and Chad, er, Vanessa Hudgens and Corbin Bleu -- the singing-dancing actors who play Gabrielle and Chad in Disney's popular "High School Musical" film series -- brought their youthful charms to town Tuesday night, Aug. 26, for a joyfully exuberant co-headline concert at Fifth Third Field. The pair, both already entertainment veterans at 19 years of age, performed individual one-hour sets on a simple stage situated along the second-base,...

2008-08-24 00:00:24

A thousand lucky fans were surprised when stars from "High School Musical 3: Senior Year"-- Zac Efron, Ashley Tisdale, Olesya Rulin, KayCee Stroh, Chris Warren Jr., Ryne Sanborn, Justin Martin, Matt Prokop and Jemma McKenzie-Brown-- showed up to cheer them on as they participated in the Ultimate Fan Pep Rally, an event which included an exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming film. Director Kenny Ortega was also on hand for the event. "We owe the success of the first two films to the fans,"...

2008-08-22 06:00:26

By Edward Wyatt The red-carpet area at the premiere of the Disney Channel's new Cheetah Girls movie last week looked less like the typical Hollywood cast party than some sort of United Nations session. Adrienne Bailon, who plays Chanel in the trio of Cheetah Girls, drew on her Ecuadorean and Puerto Rican roots and chatted in Spanish with a television interviewer. Meanwhile Kiely Williams, an African- American actress who plays Aqua, and Sabrina Bryan, who plays Dorinda and whose real name...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'