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2006-02-06 01:58:14

By Frank Segers LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Although they scored five Oscar nominations apiece last Tuesday, Steven Spielberg's "Munich" and the Johnny Cash movie "Walk the Line" drew different receptions at the weekend foreign box office. Spielberg's terrorist thriller was the No.

2006-01-31 18:15:00

Hollywood got serious this year as its Oscar-nominated films questioned sexual conventions, race relations and the politics of fear and violence -- a far cry from years past when Hobbits roamed middle-Earth and Americans danced in Paris.

2006-01-30 04:00:00

By Jesse Hiestand LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - In tackling topics both complex and controversial, the five directors nominated in the DGA Awards feature category said they ultimately found more motivation and reward in raising difficult questions than trying to make statements.

2006-01-26 07:17:10

By Erik Kirschbaum MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) - Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has torn open another old wound in Germany just as the country where the Holocaust was designed and the 1972 Olympics massacre happened prepares for the world's spotlight again.

2005-10-24 08:55:13

LONDON (Reuters) - Mobsters in the 1990 film "Goodfellas" have beaten a fear of heights in "Vertigo" and the great white shark of "Jaws" to help the Martin Scorsese film clench the mantle of greatest movie of all time in a survey of UK film experts.

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2005-10-06 18:55:00

A great white shark named Nicole logged more than 12,000 miles swimming from Africa to Australia and back, the first proof of a link between the two continents' shark populations, researchers say. Tracking a shark from Africa to Australia is one of the most significant discoveries about white shark ecology and suggests we might have to rewrite the life history of this powerful fish.

2005-10-06 13:00:00

By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A great white shark has astounded scientists by swimming from South Africa to Australia and back in a journey that sheds new light on the murky world of the ocean's most feared predator.

2005-09-17 21:18:03

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - In a life-and-death struggle, Australian surfer Jake Heron punched the great white shark as it bit his arm and thigh, turning the ocean into a bloody cauldron. Miraculously, Heron, 40, lived to tell the tale.

2005-09-18 01:15:00

In a life-and-death struggle, Australian surfer Jake Heron punched the great white shark as it bit his arm and thigh, turning the ocean into a bloody cauldron. Miraculously, Heron, 40, lived to tell the tale.

2005-08-25 01:38:30

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The parents of an Australian marine biologist attacked and presumed killed by a shark said on Thursday they did not want the shark destroyed, while rescuers held little hope of finding the man alive.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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