Subject:

Ruth Gordon

  • Film

    December 11, 2013
  • Voice Choices

    May 16, 2012

    HERE'S NINA

    Al Hirschfeld shows character

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Pia Zadora and Ruth Gordon In The Same Movie?

    How did I miss Voyage of the Rock Aliens when it came out in 1984? In one of her last films, Ruth Gordon plays the sheriff of a town called Speelburgh, seeking out the alien invaders who've wreaked havoc at Heidi High in their quest for the roots of rock and roll.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Flamboyant Young Guy Impersonates Every Best Supporting Actress Winner In History

    From Gale Sondergaard to Octavia Spencer. And he does them brilliantly, starting at about 39 seconds in. He does Fay Bainter, Shelley Winters, Shirley Jones, Rita Moreno, Patty Duke, Ruth Gordon, Estelle Parsons, Jennifer Hudson, Melissa Leo, Monique... He does them all.

  • Voice Choices

    November 2, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Hedda Lettuce, Polanski, And I Rocked The Chelsea Clearview

    Drag star Hedda Lettuce presented Rosemary's Baby last night at the Chelsea Clearview and was delightfully satanic enough to bring me onstage beforehand to talk about my love for the 1968 horror classic. I advised the audience to look for various sitcom regulars who Polanski purposely cast as witch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Malibu Beach, 1965. Identify The Stars

    I see at least three Oscar winners in these silent but riveting home movies taken by Roddy McDowall in Malibu in the kicky '60s. There's Jane Fonda, Ruth Gordon, and Julie Andrews, and of course, Tammy Grimes and...

  • Film

    May 4, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    'Harold and Maude' Has a Thin Conceit, Not Very Funny

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 23, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 51 Creatures nosing for crumbs By Richard McGuinness The best black comedies communicate pangs of conscience about the hopeless lives they create -- George Axelrod's "Lord Love a Duck" was perhaps the m ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 6, 2010

    Jerry Lewis Won't Bang Ladies in Chicago!

    Liza! The gayest night since Stonewall! Some plays are already dead.

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Andrew Sarris Delivers 'Rosemary's Baby'

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 25, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 41 Films by Andrew Sarris "ROSEMARY'S BABY" has been blessed with such extraordinary popularity from the printed page to the silver screen that it seems superfluous if not presumptuous for a critic to reco ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    In Praise of Natalie Wood

    ​"A mixture of orphan and clown" is what the great Natalie Wood played in 1965's musical melodrama Inside Daisy Clover, but that could also describe Natalie herself--a porcelain anti-waif whose radioactive spunk seemed to be a compensation for never quite feeling she was good enough or truly b ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 8, 2009

    COUGAR LOVE

    If you wanna say yes, say yes to Harold and Maude

  • Voice Choices

    July 8, 2009
  • Film

    October 29, 2008
  • Voice Choices

    October 22, 2008

    THE DEVIL INSIDE

    One of the scariest movies of all time turns 40

  • Theater

    December 13, 2005

    New Shocks From Shaw

    For today's playgoers, alternately babied and brutalized, Mrs. Warren brings relief

  • NYC Life

    June 14, 2005

    Don't Drop It

    A triple spin here is pushing it because the ceiling was just repainted

  • NYC Life

    January 13, 2004
  • Film

    January 21, 2003

    Gone to Seed

    The Devil's Playground

  • Film

    August 20, 2002
  • Theater

    August 14, 2001
  • Columns

    April 3, 2001
  • Theater

    January 12, 1999
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