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February 06, 2006

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Singers Modeled for the Red Dress Collection Show

February 06, 2006 09:42:52 GMT

Numbers of music performers have on Friday Feb 3rd showed up at the Red Dress Collection show at New York Fashion Week, organized by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Among them there were LeAnn Rimes, Lindsay Lohan, Lee Ann Womack, Christina Milian, Deborah Harry, Eartha Kitt, Elaine Stritch, Thalia, Amerie, Natasha Bedingfield and Black Eyed Peas' Fergie.

Also spotted made an appearance during the charity fashion show was rocker Sheryl Crow who has just ended her five months engagement to cycling legend Lance Armstrong days before. All of them down the catwalk in sexy red outfits, created by top designers including Zac Posen, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger.
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Minnie Driver, Eddie Izzard Encountering "Lowlife"

February 06, 2006 09:28:39 GMT

Hollywood star Minnie Driver and British comedian Eddie Izzard are about to encounter "Lowlife." The twosome will play husband and wife which are the lead roles in the US drama produced by Nip/Tuck.

Speaking on their involvement in the project, FX Networks president John Landgraf says, "It's a very complicated marriage, and both characters are really strong, so we needed two actors who are perfectly matched up and can hold their own."
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Clooney Awarded with the 'Modern Master Award'

February 06, 2006 09:13:26 GMT

Receiving three Oscar nominations, Hollywood actor George Clooney again nabbed another honor as he's been awarded the 'Modern Master Award' at the Santa Barbara Film Festival.

"This was the place that we brought Confessions ("Confessions of a Dangerous Mind," his 2002 directorial debut), so I have a soft spot in my heart for (this) festival. They really do embrace very different films here." So Clooney said while accepting the award during the Friday night Feb 3rd ceremony.
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Vin Diesel to Star in Babylon A.D.

February 06, 2006 08:56:27 GMT

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The rumor circulating on the movie industry is that Vin Diesel is about to topline the upcoming adventure, sci-fi, action "Babylon A.D."

The movie, which is inspired by Maurice Dantec novel "Babylon Babies", will be directed by Mathieu Kassovitz from his script. Will distribute the flick in Europe is Canal Plus with Fox acquires domestic and overseas territories outside Europe.
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The Stones' Sexually Explicit Lyrics Got Edited

February 06, 2006 08:36:25 GMT

Rock legend The Rolling Stones has their two sexually explicit lyrics edited by NFL. The music group sang three songs for the Super Bowl XL halftime show Sunday Feb 5th and had the two of them censored.

The two censored songs were "Start Me Up" and "Rough Justice," a song from the latest Stones album. In the first mentioned song, the editors silenced one word, which is a reference to a woman's sexual sway over a dead man.
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The Box Office Rundown for Feb 3rd Period

February 06, 2006 07:56:53 GMT

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"When a Stranger Calls," which is a remake of the 1979 Columbia Pictures cult horror film, debuts at No. 1 on the box office with an estimated $22 million worth of tickets for the three-day, Friday-to-Sunday period. Last week's champ "Big Momma's House 2" falls to 2nd place with $13.35 million, followed then by the comedy flick "Nanny McPhee" at No. 3 with $9.9 million in ticket sales.

No. 4 is the drama romance "Brokeback Mountain" which scores $5.7 million, ahead of "Hoodwinked" at 5th with $5.3 million. Meanwhile, "Underworld: Evolution" comes at No. 6, scores $5.1 million, while the new release "Something New" is at 7th with $5 million. No. 8 to 10 in succession are "Annapolis," $3.5 million, "Walk the Line," $3.4 million, and "Glory Road," $3 million.
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All About James Taylor & His Music Career

February 06, 2006 07:31:31 GMT

"October Road" is the latest music project he outed since 2002. And now singer/songwriter James Taylor is working on his new album. "I've got four or five things started and near completion. Maybe I'll have something ready by March, but I wouldn't want to promise it." So the musician said.

In related news, Taylor reportedly will embark on his One Man Band tour next month. It is a shift away from his traditional full-band summer outings, about which he reveals "Larry Goldings is going to play keyboards with me, at least to start with. We're going to play smallish theaters, houses of around 3,000. We'll do that in the first half of March, the first of April, the first half of May, and beyond that we'll see."
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The 58th Writers Guild of America Awards Winners

February 06, 2006 07:12:42 GMT

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"Crash" and "Brokeback Mountain" both won the 58th Annual Writers Guild of America Awards held Saturday night Feb 4th. "Crash," which is of drama mystery genre, won the Best Original Screenplay award for its writers Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco.

Meanwhile, "Brokeback Mountain," which tells the story a love affair between a pair of lonesome cowboys that spanned decades, won the Best Adapted Screenplay honors for Diana Ossana and Larry McMurtry. That being so, with such attainment the two flicks automatically established themselves as the favorites for the best movie Oscar.
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"Wallace" Topped the 33rd Annual Annie Awards

February 06, 2006 06:51:15 GMT

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DreamWorks animation action comedy "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" really is a big winner at the 33rd annual Annie Awards held Saturday Feb 4th. The film gloriously brought home ten awards, including that of Best Animated Feature.

Moreover, the flick also won the categories of Effects Animation for Jason Wen, Character Animation for Claire Billett, Character Design in an Animated Feature for Nick Park, Directing in an Animated Feature Production for Nick Park and Steve Box, and Music in an Animated Feature Production for Julian Nott.
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Judge Freed Courtney Love

February 06, 2006 04:53:34 GMT

Courtney Love has been on probation for drug offences and attacking a woman with a bottle following an incident happened in April 2004, in which she hit musician Kristin King with a whisky bottle and a large lit candle as she found her in her boyfriend's home. And soon following King's lawsuit over the incident, the singer then pleaded no contest to assault in February 2005.

Thanks to her efforts to combat drug addiction that Judge Rand Rubin has on Friday Feb 3rd at a hearing complimented Love for her progress in drug treatment, and freed her from house arrest. In the decision made, the Los Angeles judge extended Love' probation to March 2007 while told her to continue twice-weekly random drug and alcohol testing plus avoid places where alcohol is the main drink on sale. She is next due back in court on May 12 later this year.
 
 
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