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2005-09-27 04:58:46

Daltry Calhoun By Sheri Linden LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - As amorphous as the vague disease that afflicts one of its characters, "Daltry Calhoun" aims for whimsy and poignancy and mostly comes up empty. Writer-director Katrina Holden Bronson peoples her first feature with quirky small-town characters -- well played by the cast -- but doesn't know what to do with them. The involvement of Quentin Tarantino as executive producer won't forestall a quick segue to video for the...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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