'Lincoln' leads with 12 Oscar nods ... Lily Allen gives birth to second daughter ... Timberlake working on new album ... 'Heaven' still No. 1 on U.S. record chart ... News from United Press International.
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NEW YORK, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Writer-director Quentin Tarantino says his new slavery-themed, revenge picture-spaghetti western "Django Unchained" is meant to be an entertaining look at a shameful era in American history, one which Hollywood frequently ignores.
NBC reporter freed from captivity in Syria ... Discovery cancels reality show 'American Guns' ... Women Film Critics Circle praises 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Royal Affair' ... 'Django' premiere canceled in wake of school shooting ... News from United Press International.
'Avatar,' 'Up' earn best picture Oscar nods ... Report: Sony layoffs to affect 450 ... Rip Torn going to rehab after arrest ... 'We are the World' to get Olympic debut ... News from United Press International.
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