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The Northern Territory news Sat 25 Feb 2012



The Northern Territory news Sat 25 Feb 2012

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www.ntnews.com.au Saturday, February 25, 2012. NT NEWS. 33 P U B : NTNE-WS-DA-TE:25-FGE:33 CO-LO-R: C-M Y-K ntnews.com.aul l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l ENTERTAINMENT THIS MEANS WAR (M) SAT 12.10, 2.10, 4.15, 6.20, 8.20PM GONE (M) SAT 12.30, 4.30, 6.30PM CONTRABAND (MA15+) SAT 10.00, 12.10, 2.20, 4.30, 6.40, 8.50PM A FEW BEST MEN (MA15+) SAT 11.50AM ANY QUESTIONS FOR BEN (M) SAT 2.00PM CHRONICLE (M) SAT 10.00, 4.20, 6.10PM ONE FOR THE MONEY (M) SAT 2.30, 8.35PM SAFE HOUSE (M) SAT 1.00, 3.25, 6.00, 8.30 THE GREY (MA15+) SAT 10.30, 3.30, 6.00, 8.15 THE VOW (PG) SAT 10.10, 12.20, 2.25, 6.20, 8.25PM CASUARINA THIS MEANS WAR (M) SAT 12.10, 8.40PM CONTRABAND (MA15+) SAT 10.20, 12.35, 2.50, 6.25, 8.20PM EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE (PG) SAT 12.50, 3.25, 6.00, 8.30PM ANY QUESTIONS FOR BEN (M) SAT 10.00, 4.30PM MELANCHOLIA (M) SAT 10.10AM SAFE HOUSE (M) SAT 12.20, 2.40, 5.30, 8.20PM THE ARTIST (PG) SAT 10.00, 2.15, 4.20PM THE VOW (PG) SAT 10.10, 12.15, 2.20, 6.45, 8.30PM CITY L E G E N D NO FREE TICKETS CINEBUZZ MOVIE OF THE WEEK $10 AUDIO DESCRIPTION CLOSED CAPTIONS Session times are subject to change without notice. Surcharges apply when using screen savers and gift vouchers for 3D & Vmax sessions. Screen savers, standard gift vouchers, complimentary tickets & discounts cannot be redeemed for Special Event () screenings. Session Times Copyright 2012 - EVENT Cinemas. 3D JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (PG) SAT 10.10AM 3D HUGO (PG) SAT 10.00AM 3D STAR WARS EPISODE 1: THE PHANTOM MENACE (PG) SAT 10.00, 12.45PM 3D UNDERWORLD AWAKENING (MA15+) SAT 4.30, 8.40PM 3D Xena: Warrior Princess star Lucy Lawless has boarded a Shell oil-drilling ship in New Zealand Xena atwar to save Arctic Wedont plan to leave until Shell agrees to stay out of theArctic TARANAKI, New Zealand: Xena: Warrior Princess star Lucy Lawless and fellow Greenpeace activists boarded an oil-drilling ship in New Zealand yesterday in a bid to disrupt plans to search for oil off Alaska. Lawless, a New Zealander, and six other protesters boarded the ship Noble Discoverer early yesterday to prevent it sailing to the Arctic, where it has been contracted by Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell to conduct exploratory drilling. Five police officers had boarded the ship and made contact with Lawless and the other protesters, who told police they had a moral obligation to stay. One Greenpeace activist told the Taranaki Daily News the protesters planned to stay on board long enough to stop the ship sailing. The guys are well equipped and have enough food to last a couple of days, and gear to protect them from the weather, he said. We dont plan to leave until Shell agrees to stay out of the Arctic. Lawless said her actions, which forced authorities to close the North Island port of Taranaki, were prompted by a desire to save one of the worlds last pristine environments. She was not concerned at the prospect of being arrested. Thats the least of my concerns, she said by phone from the ship. Police said the protesters had climbed a drilling tower on the ship and were displaying banners. The protesters are clearly breaking the law by trespassing on the ship, inspector Blair Telford said. THEFTPROBE ORLANDO: Police are investigating a womans claim that singer Chris Brown stole her phone outside a South Beach nightclub when she tried to take a picture of him. A police report issued yesterday says Christal Shanae Spann, 24, and her friends saw Brown and rapper Tyga outside the Cameo club at the weekend. She told police she used her phone to take a photo of him but Brown grabbed her phone and said: You aint going to put that on no website, and drove off. CURSEDHOUSE LOS ANGELES: Paula Abdul has put her house up for sale for $1.9 million and is moving out, real estate records show. The mansion holds bad memories for the ex-American Idol judge. In 2008, a fan who auditioned for Idol and whose rendition of Proud Mary was mocked by the judges, died of a drug overdose near the property. Abduls insurance firm agreed this week to pay $900,000 to a woman who slipped on her driveway while working on short-lived reality showHey Paula. STARTVBILL LONDON: Singer Sir Tom Jones is to make his acting debut in a new TV drama at age 71. He will star alongside Brenda Blethyn in the film, King of the Teds, for the UK channel Sky Arts drama in May. And chat show king Sir Michael Parkinson will return from four years of retirement to host a six-part Masterclass series for the same channel, also in May. TV actor shot himself CINCINNATI, Ohio: An actor who played George Costanzas boss on Seinfeld and also starred on Malcolm in the Middle has shot himself in the head at his apartment here. Montgomery Police chief Don Simpson said Daniel von Bargen, 61, called emergency services after shooting himself. Mr Simpson said von Bargen told the dispatcher he was to go to hospital that day to have toes amputated after diabetes complications and already had one leg amputated. He was taken to a Cincinnati hospital. Readers seeking support about suicide prevention can contact Lifeline on 13 11 14. Whitney corpse beauty NEWARK, New Jersey: The National Enquirers under-fire publisher says this weeks cover of Whitney Houstons corpse is a work of art. It was beautiful, Mary Beth Wright told FOXNews.com Rival media and 61 per cent of 100,000 voters in a poll by the site criticised the magazines picture, showing the star dead in a gold casket with the headline Whitney: The Last Photo! The image is believed to have been taken inside the Whigham Funeral Home in Newark. Other headlines promise to bring readers inside Houstons private funeral, offering details that she was buried in $500,000 of jewellery, with gold slippers. Meanwhile, several Beverly Hilton staffers who spoke to the media after Houston was found dead at the LA hotel on February 11 have been sacked. Hiltons single off-key Paris Hilton LOS ANGELES: A copy of what was billed as Paris Hiltons new single surfaced online yesterday only to be removed just two hours later. Drunk Text features Hilton speaking in a monotone over a beat from electro duo Manufactured Superstars; critics and fans instantly panned it. Hilton aims to be sexy and erudite in her lyrics. It was just a drunk text, says Hilton, 31, in the song. Later in the song, she says: Take the word sex and mix it with texting / Its called sexting. When you add drunk sexting, the words just dont make any sense / Its a hot mess of misspelled obscenities, body parts, and run-on questions. Manufactured Superstars said the heiress was just doing them a favour by appearing.