Curtain falls on confab

ShoWest closes Vegas tab

LAS VEGAS — “Thank you for taking a chance on a geek like me,” Drew Barrymore told the crowd upon accepting her distinguished decade of achievement in film kudo at ShoWest’s closing-night gala Thursday.

George Lucas received the confab’s first, and last, galactic achievement award for the “Star Wars” series. “It was basically one movie that took a long time to make,” Lucas said. “I’m much more experimental by nature.”

Other honorees at the exhib confab included Jennifer Aniston, Brad Bird, Rachel McAdams, Hayden Christensen, Jessica Biel, Bernie Mac and Rob Cohen.

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