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g lits

  • n  tasteless showiness

  • Visual Consultant Ferdinando Scarfiotti has designed the film in a kitsch-glitz riot of evocative colors: gold (for money), white (cocaine), red (blood) and black (death).
  • For all its glitz, Bombay remains a temple to inefficiency.
  • The draw isn't glitz; it's buzz.
News & Articles

  • Costume party celebrates glamor of ‘Magic City’
    If you were seduced by Magic City — which brought the glitz, glamor and sometimes gruesomeness of mob Miami life in the ’50s to the TV screen last year — you might be tempted to attend a local event that helps kick off the mesmerizing Starz series’ second season.
    June 11, 2013 - Miami Herald
  • Analysis: Disney goes to Infinity to turn around gaming unit
    By Lisa Richwine and Malathi Nayak (Reuters) - When Walt Disney Co introduced its latest video game, Infinity, to the gaming faithful this week at the annual E3 gaming conference, it rented a Los Angeles movie theater to show 30-minute clips of upcoming films and hosted a party with the glitz it usually reserves for its blockbuster movie wannabes. It shows just how much the company is counting ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Red carpet rolls out as film actors, actresses from ‘The North Star’ attend screening at the Newtown Theatre
    NEWTOWN BOROUGH -- It had all the glitz and glimmer of a Hollywood premier, complete with a red carpet and ladies wearing long shiny sequined dresses.
    June 10, 2013 - The Advance

  • Paul Giamatti in International Herald Tribune
    It's 'basta' with the glitz and the glam. It's enough. But I'm gonna go along with it, man,said Giamatti, before searching out a plate of food.
  • Bill Richardson in Guardian Unlimited
    This should not be a race about money or who has the most glitz or celebrity,Richardson said Sunday following a presidential forum held in Chicago by a trial lawyers' group.
  • Ron Dennis in
    Next year they just need to put in some more colour, the harbour needs to be full of boats, more signage and a bit more glitz, but they've got it the right way round,Dennis said. "It requires government support, and to me it is a textbook...

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