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2006-01-08 13:48:15

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Nothing like a torture movie to shake off festive spirits. The low-budget horror film "Hostel" was the top choice at the weekend box office in North America, selling $20.1 million worth of tickets in its first three days, according to studio estimates issued on Sunday. Its surprisingly strong arrival ended the four-week duel for supremacy between "King Kong" and last weekend's champion, "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the...

2005-07-25 20:43:49

By Ray Richmond LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - You don't interview Quentin Tarantino so much as attempt to regulate him. This was clear from a phone conversation last week pegged to his announced Emmy nomination for drama series directing on the harrowing two-hour "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" season finale. But as is apparently the case with any Tarantino chat, it veered all over the map, touching on Roy Rogers and Trigger, Capt. Kirk and Mr. Spock, Little Joe and "Xena: Warrior...

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2005-03-05 05:43:20

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- They went on one of the coolest movie dates ever, at least until she OD'd and he rammed an adrenaline needle through her breast to jump-start her heart. Eleven years after "Pulp Fiction," John Travolta and Uma Thurman are back on the dance floor in "Be Cool," a follow-up to Travolta's 1995 crime caper "Get Shorty." Travolta returns as super-smooth loan-shark-turned-producer Chili Palmer, this time abandoning the fickle movie industry to try his hand in the music business....


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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