No one plays a legendary movie star like another movie star--I mean, they really know how it's done, or at least they're willing to trot out their best mannerisms and try.
Here are some of the most memorable examples (some because they're brilliant, others because they're glittery trash) of filmla ... More >>
I have a lot of free time, folks, so I've sat down and retooled "You Gotta Get a Gimmick" from Gypsy as if it were sung by Lana Turner, Rita Hayworth, and Ava Gardner to rising starlet Kim Novak back in the 1950s.
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It was Meet Joe Black, the plodding, overlong meditation on life and death starring a wan Brad Pitt, a comatose Claire Forlani, and an annoying Anthony Hopkins.
After the 20-minute mark, I had already met Joe Black and eagerly wanted to move on -- but there were two hours and 3 ... More >>
I have no idea if she can act since I've only ever seen her in Fantastic Four, which wasn't exactly The Magnificent Ambersons, scriptwise.
But there's no doubt that Jessica Alba is a modern day Ava Gardner, rife with smoldering sex appeal--so much of it that she could turn a gay man straight ... More >>
This is one list I definitely wish I was on---a ranking of the most fantabulous penises in creation. Some of the ones listed are only so amazing because they were so small (or so much smaller than expected), but still, I'd love to be including here (or anywhere)! I'd feel so genitally special!
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Mind you, I'm not including anyone from the silent era because I'm always too busy reading their lips to assess their attributes. But looking through my old issues of Hollywood Confidential--and skimming through some Peoples for updates--I've decided that the 10 runners-up for "most stunning cinema ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJune 20, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 35'Cleopatra': The Fall of Bosley CaesarBy Andrew SarrisIn case you're still wondering, "CLEOPATRA" (at the Rivoli) is a complete disaster, and I kid you not. I vas dere, Charlie, for four hours and three minutes, no ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesAugust 9, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 42Greenwich St. PeachesDear Sir:Stephanie Gervis, for all I know, might make Ava Gardner look like a bag and a prude in the bargain.However, it seems to me that sex in the Village is like sex anywhere. It is where yo ... More >>