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    Horror moviemakers have cut (hacked?) a wide

    Horror moviemakers have cut (hacked?) a wide swath over the decades, from the cheesiest of bottom-drawer vampire and slasher pics to moody studies in style (Val Lewton's Cat People) to mainstream blockbusters (The Exorcist, The Silence of the Lambs). No doubt there's a professional hierarchy in the horror ...

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    Dixie Chicks Finish First at Grammys

    Country music outcasts The Dixie Chicks won all five Grammy Awards for which they were nominated on Sunday, including the coveted album of the year, a stunning validation for the female Texan trio.

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    'SNL' Star to 'Walk Hard' with Reilly, Fischer

    Kristen Wiig is in final negotiations to co-star opposite John C. Reilly and Jenna Fischer in Columbia Pictures' comedy "Walk Hard" for producer Judd Apatow.

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    A CD's Comment on Race Raises Ire (or a Shrug)

    Bernard Telsey, a prominent NY casting director touched off a brief firestorm in late December and early January when he made a comment to Playbill.com about the trouble he has had casting "The Color Purple."

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    Garber Set in 'Stone' with ABC Drama

    Victor Garber has been tapped to star opposite Jonny Lee Miller in ABC's drama pilot "Eli Stone," while Natasha Richardson has landed one of the two leads in NBC's comedy pilot "The Mastersons of Manhattan."

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    ola Johns appears late in the first segment of

    ola Johns appears late in the first segment of Broken Trail and quickly gets her face bloodied, but Greta Scacchi's stoic recitation of previous indignities suffered at the hands of a rough customer suggests that this is a woman of strength and fortitude and no floozy to be discarded ...

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    Actors seem to relish sinking their teeth into Patrick Marber's words, and with good reason. The writer has a knack for penning meaty, magnetic roles that elicit tour-de-force performances from the people lucky enough to play them. "I suppose I think that's the job," Marber says matter-of-factly, when ...

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    Alicia Keys Offering Four $5K Scholarships

    Alicia Keys wants to help talented youngsters go to college, so the Grammy award winner is offering $5,000 scholarships to students from four cities.

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    CW Likes 'Chris' for Fall Season

    The CW has made its first series pickup for fall, giving an early full-season order to the sophomore comedy "Everybody Hates Chris."