When I started my column in the mid 1980s, I went overboard to try to be bratty and make waves, until quickly changing my tone and aiming mudballs only at the truly deserving.
Well, two of my early victims were Juliet Mills and Maxwell Caulfied, who were extremely visible together as a couple at ma ... More >>
The blockbuster superhero flick Marvel's The Avengers is already becoming best known for its effects, battles, and fierce uniforms and accessories--and it doesn't even open here till tomorrow.
But what about the dialogue?
Yeah, it's not exactly Billy Wilder, but still there are some good verbal ex ... More >>
As we've reported previously, the white halter dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in The Seven Year Itch -- you know, the one in that iconic subway grate scene -- will soon be up for sale by an L.A. auction house. The dress, currently owned by Debbie Reynolds, is worth an estimated $1 to $2 million ... More >>
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August 5, 1965, Vol. X, No. 42
By Andrew Sarris
I return to the subject of "WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT?" mainly because I fear the concerted effort to brainwash the public into thinking that "Pussycat" is an unspeakably bad movie may b ... More >>
Marilyn Monroe was always late for everything, but as Billy Wilder once said, it was worth waiting for her. What's more, Marilyn had a deep-rooted psychological reason for her tardiness; having been discarded and treated badly as a child, she now wanted to punish mankind one person at a time.
"All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up,"In 1950, two instant classics about the cruelty of show business, both starring older dames, went at it for Best Picture. Joe Mankiewicz's All About Eve--starring Bette Davis as an aging actress whose entire life is usurped by an unctuous fan--clob ... More >>