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Hollywood moment

1. A highly dramatic act or moment, as might happen in a film. I'll never forget that Hollywood moment with my first love, standing out in the rain, awaiting the train that would take her away from me forever.
2. A moment or period of time when one or one's actions are featured in a film. The local sheriff had his Hollywood moment this afternoon as a film crew followed his day-to-day activities for an upcoming documentary.
See also: Hollywood, moment

Hollywood

1. mod. having phony glitter. Who is this Hollywood dame who just came in?
2. n. a gaudily dressed person in sunglasses. (Also a term of address.) Ask Hollywood over there to take off his shades and make himself known.
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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority owns nearly all five acres of the city block at Hollywood and Vine, which also includes a stop for the Red Line.
Despite consumers' eagerness, however, Hollywood has been unwilling to respond to the competition offered by Napster and its descendants, preferring instead to enforce the stares quo through crudely wielding its political clout.
Jerome and John Howard Lawson (a co-founder of the Screen Writers Guild and screenwriter of Algiers and Action in the North Atlantic) enforced this art-is-a-weapon creed in Hollywood, as they had done earlier among New York dramatists.
Although legislation to regulate the card club industry and permit publicly held companies to own gaming facilities did not pass in this legislative session, Hollywood Park strongly supports the Attorney General's position on legislation that would boost the State's oversight of this dynamic, growing industry.
The Hollywood and Vine project will provide numerous benefits to the community.
While law enforcement searched for Hollywood -- he was featured on Fox TV's ``America's Most Wanted'' -- his four co-defendants went on trial in Santa Barbara County.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will resign as the sole trustee on the trusts and, in the future, appoint seven of nine trustees on each of the trusts;
In 1935, for example, Hollywood released 662 features, compared to 323 in 1984.
Zimmerman added, "With over 800 employees who we now refer to as 'cast members,' Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge has been a committed and thriving business in downtown Baton Rouge for over twelve years.
Judging by the Keeneland results, handicappers can expect Hollywood Park races to be as much as a second slower than before and to be won more often by horses coming from behind and running near the inside rail.
Here are comments regarding today's DEA action from two West Hollywood City Councilmembers:
The redevelopment of 1800 Highland highlights that Hollywood is a business-friendly environment.
19 Hollywood Prevue Stakes serves as the traditional prep for the Futurity.
County Department of Public Social Services to ensure that all eligible West Hollywood residents are enrolled in available federally-funded programs such as the food stamp program, the school breakfast program and the after-school snack program.
Stuffed between the Breeders' Cup and Santa Anita's glamorous opening, Hollywood Park's short meet has always had one thing going for it - the best turf racing in the nation in November and December.