Well, one Oscar winner (Patty Duke) plus plenty of offbeat, appreciated stars of every medium there is, all converging at the Chiller Theatre autograph show out in Parsippany.
It happened, and I was there, greeting them all for this week's column.
They're all in John DiLeo's new book Screen Savers II: My Grab Bag of Classic Movies, and not surprisingly, a bunch of them involve Susan Hayward.
In fact, as anyone with any breeding knows, the above scene has Hayward as aging battleax Helen Lawson getting into a tussle with Patty Duke as pill-pop ... More >>
The ever adventurous James Franco has written, directed, and starred in a real-life story in which he drinks, has sex with sailors, gets violent, and--here's the real shock--has sex with a woman!
It's his NYU thesis film The Broken Tower, which will open at the IFC on April 27.
Jimmy plays America ... More >>
The 1967 campfest Valley of the Dolls is the ultimate glossy film about three show biz glamour girls who fall into a big bottle of pills.
(They should remake it with Britney, Paris, and Lindsay.)
Interestingly, the book's author, Jackie Susann, wanted Liza Minnelli to play the part of risin ... More >>
In my brief flirtation with therapy a few years ago, I encountered two types of professionals, both operating in extreme ways that were very intriguing.
First came a woman who was rougher than a gym trainer, blaming me for even more things than I blame myself! She was a boots-wearing taskmaster who ... More >>