Dean Goodman
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/ 9 December 2007

Golden Compass disappoints at box office

The Golden Compass, a costly fantasy starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig, got off to a slow start at the North American box office and will likely fall short of opening-weekend expectations. New Line Cinema’s -million film sold an estimated ,8-million worth of tickets during its first day in theatres on Friday.

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/ 5 April 2007

Rolling Stone says snorting father comment a joke

Keith Richards may never have met a drug he didn’t like, but on Wednesday the Rolling Stones guitarist denied mixing his father’s ashes with cocaine and snorting the ghoulish concoction. Richards caused an international uproar on Tuesday when he was quoted as saying: ”The strangest thing I’ve tried to snort? My father.”