Irish-born Stephen Boyd was best known as the chariot riding hottie in Ben-Hur--a guy whose dimpled cheeks and sculptured chin could distract the Christians even as they were being thrown to the lions. But let's not forget his roles opposite Susan Hayward and Doris Day, not to mention The Oscar, th ... More >>
They announced the winner of Best Actor in A Play. It was "James..." (Nominee James Earl Jones must have been getting really excited around this point.) "....Corden."
At her Film Society of Lincoln Center series on Saturday night, the ever luscious Raquel Welch admitted that on the set of the 1966 sci-fi film Fantastic Voyage, she developed the hots for Stephen Boyd, her hunky, dimpled co-star (known for the Oscar winner Ben-Hur and the non-Oscar-winner The Oscar ... More >>
The Eventi hotel offered my movie club another swanky get-together in their posh fifth-floor screening room--complete with snacks--so we seized it like the fine cineastes we are. And for a main course, we watched The Best of Everything, the 1959 soaper based on Rona Jaffe's best selling nove ... More >>
Let's talk Dionne Warwick, children. Let's strip away her later career embarrassment with the Psychic Friends Network, not to mention her mismanagement of donations via some botched AIDS charity. I'm not here to dredge all that horseshit up again. I want you to remember that way back in the '60s, sh ... More >>
Tousled bleach jobs, one-eyed stiffs: Neo-epic drops its veils but keeps the nookie offscreen