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Film: Best of 2002

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Overall, 2002 was a better year for movies than the notoriously weak 2001, when many films were rushed to completion to avoid anticipated strikes by writers and
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

'Two Towers' dominates US box office

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- "Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" dominated the nation's box office with an estimated $61.5 million at 3,622 theaters during the Friday-Sunday period, studio

Hollywood Digest

What's happening in Hollywood.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Long before Steven Spielberg was one of the world's most successful filmmakers, he posed as a studio executive and snuck onto film sets.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

'POTTER'S' MAGIC NUMBER -- $87.7 MILLION "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" opened with an estimated $87.7 million at the U.S. box office -- taking the No. 1 spot in its opening weekend and zipping past "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Cl
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Box-office goodies are on their way

Other businesses may be riding out anxiety over the coming Christmas season, but Hollywood has nailed down a place on Santa's "nice" list -- with record-breaking grosses in prospect and a schedule of highly anticipated holiday releases.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Digest

HONORS FOR MICHAEL CAINE The American Film Institute will honor two-time Oscar-winning actor Michael Caine with a special tribute at AFI Fest 2002 on Nov. 16 in Hollywood.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Notice you haven't read or heard the term "movie goddess" in this century?
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

Video of the Week: 'Murder by Numbers'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Sandra Bullock's "Murder by Numbers," a laborious, visually gloomy and generally distasteful police procedural, is coming out on video on Tuesday ($26.98 list p
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

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What's new on home video...
JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International

VideoView -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

What's new on home video...
JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International

Hollywood analysis: Forward into the past

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- It used to be that some Hollywood movies -- "Saving Private Ryan," for example -- were not for the faint of heart, but a company in Salt Lake City is touting a software program that it says will cover up the nasty bits and make "virtually any film" suitab
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

VideoView -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

What's new in the world of home video...
JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, July 26, the 207th day of 2002 with 158 to follow.
By United Press International

Review: Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- There is a pivotal scene in "Gone With the Wind" when Scarlett O'Hara, desperate for money and weary from overwork, yanks her mother's curtains from their fixtu
JESSIE THORPE

Hollywood Digest

WILL CHURCH SCANDAL HURT FOSTER'S NEXT FILM? It's hard to say whether the spreading scandal involving Roman Catholic priests will hurt or help the new Jodie Foster movie, "The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys," scheduled to open Friday.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

ANOTHER TIDY 'SUM'
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

What's happening in Hollywood.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, May 22 (UPI) -- Two of TV's most notable women stars bow out this week with Rosie O'Donnell and Calista Flockhart taking curtain calls on their shows. The two women, though bel
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

'ROCK' ROLLS ON
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Digest

'SCORPION KING' STINGS COMPETITION AT THE BOX OFFICE
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

BOX OFFICE "The Scorpion King" opened as the No.1 movie in the nation, taking in an estimated $36.2 million at 3,444 theaters during the Friday-Sunday period, studio sources said.
By United Press International

'Scorpion King' dominates US box office

HOLLYWOOD, April 21 (UPI) -- The opening of "The Scorpion King" easily topped an otherwise moderate weekend at the nation's box office with an estimated $36.2 million at 3,444 theaters duri

Hollywood Digest

ROCK ROLLS INTO BOX OFFICE
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

ROBERT BLAKE Los Angeles police have arrested a suspect in the murder of actor Robert Blake's wife, Bonny Lee Bakley, nearly a year ago. And it's the actor himself.
By United Press International
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