Hollywood

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Hollywood is a district in Los Angeles, California, United States situated west-northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Due to its fame and cultural identity as the historical center of movie studios and movie stars, the word Hollywood is often used as a metonym of American cinema. Today, much of the movie industry has dispersed into surrounding areas such as the Westside neighborhood, and the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, but significant auxiliary industries, such as editing, effects, props, post-production, and lighting companies remain in Hollywood, as does the backlot of Paramount Pictures. On February 16, 2005, California Assembly Members Jackie Goldberg and Paul Koretz introduced a bill to require California to keep specific records on Hollywood as if it were independent, although it is not the typical practice of the City of Los Angeles to establish specific boundaries for districts or neighborhoods. For this to be done, the boundaries were defined. The bill was...
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Kripa Shah - Does 'Happy New Year' meet your expectations?
Just saw the trailer of Farah Khan's multi-starrer 'Happy New Year' and frankly I didn't really like it. The trailer doesn't ring a bell in the mind. It looks similar to what Hollywood film 'Ocean's Eleven' was all about. Did you guys like it? Share more »
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