Hard-bluesing, hard-boozin' wailer Janis Joplin's story has long seemed like a natural for the big screen, but any realization of that has always sputtered out like an empty bottle of Southern Comfort.
Bette Midler did some kind of riff on it in 1979's The Rose, but it was very loosely based.
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This debate's been raging on for some time now, but I have to finally break my rule of not giving a flying hoo-ha about action heroes and weigh in on it.
You see, Henry Cavill plays the title role in the eagerly awaited Superman: Man of Steel, coming out next year.
We have to admit. we were disappointed that the shorts Michelle Obama wore to the Grand Canyon -- which have burned up the non-partisan idiot press -- have yet to roil the usually roilable rightbloggers, despite the involvement of an Obama.
There were a few takers. These affected sympathy, b ... More >>
I love reading our weekly newspaper competitors and poring over them in search of errors. And bingo, I found one, a real whopper of massive triviality! God help me if this isn't my Waterloo--I mean my Watergate!
Bridget Jones's Diary may be turned into a stage musical, possibly with a score by Elton John, according to the New York Post's Michael Riedel.
So assuming this happens, who should play Bridget this time around? Remember all the media fuss about how the screen Bridget, Renee Zellweger, wasn't actua ... More >>