Home is where the art is
One of my favorite actress/singers, Sally Kellerman was Oscar nominated for M*A*S*H and has also popped up through the years in some of my other personal classics like The April Fools, Lost Horizon, The Last of the Red Hot Lovers, and Welcome To L.A.. And she sings, in a wonderfully lithe and relax ... More >>
No, not Tanning Mom. Well, maybe just a little.
I won't be reading the comments on this one because I don't want to see all the cries of "You forgot about..." I forgot nothing. I know everything. These are my faves. Deal with it or go to hell.
Hollywood used to have a habit of putting slanty-eye makeup on non-Asian stars and passing them off as from "the Orient." Here are some of the more egregious examples:
The director's Hollywood spectacular at BAM
Please spare me such obvious gems as: "I'm the king of the world!" "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn!" and "Nobody puts Baby in a corner." Give me something little known yet ultra quotable that really speaks to you in a profound and personal way.
This weekend's Post report that Governor Paterson was "neck-kissing" a "Latina lovely" at a Jersey restaurant has been denied by the Governor. Paterson's companion at the River Palm Terrace in Edgewater, N.J. has been identified as Jennifer Jones, 34, a Paterson fund-raiser and "mother of three se ... More >>
I adored the chipmunk-cheeked Jennifer Jones, who was sublime in The Song of Bernadette, but also shone in neglected gems like Portrait of Jennie and Beat The Devil, and whose life was so richly dramatic it would have made a great David O. Selznick movie. And now that she's bye-bye, the only ... More >>
In the midst of one of the dying-est years in celebrity history, I feel it's imperative to cherish the old-time stars who are still with us and make sure (via prayers, voodoo, or interventions) that they never transition to the other side. But who are they? Who's left?
From good girl to bad, one woman 's golden age in Hollywood
As a raging film queen who will gladly suck in anything on celluloid from Greed to Norbit, I love a book that celebrates underappreciated films while providing tips on how to fill all those lonely nights without suggesting you give Sweet Smell of Success an 100th go-round. John DiLeo's "Screen Sav ... More >>
The season's smartest double bill is a match made in heaven and hell
Gregory Peck, 19162003
Turn Back the Clock
Two New Inflammatory Films Get the Catholic Church Hot and Bothered
Peggy Seeger, First Woman of Folk, Returns to New York