Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Preliminary box office receipts have been counted, laying to rest the debate of who would top the box office this week: Boy wizard Harry Potter or his countryman James Bond? The answer is Bond. James Bond.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Film of the Week: 'Truth About Charlie'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- In "The Truth About Charlie," Jonathan Demme tries to climb out of this hole he has dug for himself by building his movie on a wacky what-if conceit. Remember that glossy 1963 romantic comedy-thriller "Charade," with Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn in a pre
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Imre Kertesz, Nobel literature laureate

The Nobel Prize for Literature 2002 goes to Imre Kertesz of Hungary "for writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbi

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2002 with 316 to follow. This is President?s Day. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter.
By United Press International

Jacob Lawrence, American art black master

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Jacob Lawrence, a black artist who was a success story in the white world, once said he documented the African-American struggle for freedom and social justice
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