"Katharine Hepburn: Rebel Chic" The National Arts Club Mar. 13, 6:30, Free If you actually expend thought on something like the excessive (still developing) ado over Anne Hathaway's Oscar dress, it's true that Katherine Hepburn begins to appear very rebellious indeed. Today the film legend might emb ... More >>
Jeanine Basinger and Sam Wasson The Strand Tonight, 7pm, $10 Marriage is a tricky subject in film. This is probably because unlike, say, the central themes of Citizen Kane or many of the Terminators, the "marriage movie" concerns a topic that's close to what many viewers either have, or will experie ... More >>
A triple-bill highlight of Film Forum's ambitious series
I got these tidbits from a Tony nominated actor who knew Scotty Bowers, the pimp/hustler/whatever who serviced the appetites of many a Hollywood icon back in the glory (hole) days: *Scotty once took his schlong out at a gay party and laid it out on the bar like an aperitif. He also made a big show ... More >>
Our friends at lemonwade.com have discovered that a book will come out next Valentine's Day by an ex marine named Scotty who ran a Richfield gas station in the glory (hole) days, where huge movie stars "got more than their mufflers serviced." These luminous icons would come to get pumped by ... More >>
When Five & Diamond opened in March, the most alluring items on the menu came from the bar food category. Early write-ups spoke of shrimp and grits hush puppies and deviled eggs on pork toast. Now, about two months later, that section of the menu has been scaled down to a few plates -- mac ... More >>
My choices in ranked order: (1) James Stewart (2) Robert DeNiro (3) Spencer Tracy (4) Jack Nicholson (5) Jack Lemmon
The real ugly truth? Katherine Heigl needs a new role.
Have you ever seen Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?, the 1967 film with Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn as well to-do parents of a girl who brings home kindly Negro Sidney Poitier? The premise was reversed for a 2005 comedy called Guess Who, with Ashton Kutcher and Bernie Mac, but now it's been u ... More >>
We interrupt regular programming to take you back to 1976's darkly comic masterpiece.
Spencer Tracy and the studio that made him
Recounting election-year movies that attempted to swing the vote
Woman of Action
Turn Back the Clock
Two New Inflammatory Films Get the Catholic Church Hot and Bothered
In Two New Films, the Creative Personality Becomes a Pathological Type