Going down stairs, around corners, and through splintery old doorways.
Before I finish that piece of perverse verse, let me give credit where credit is due: It was said by legendary film director and letch Alfred Hitchcock (or someone playing him, anyway), who clearly had as much of a mind for naughty rhyme schemes as he did for diabolical murder plots. Hitch (portra ... More >>
Get your tickets for the end-times
Toby Jones (above) plays the great Alfred Hitchcock in the HBO movie The Girl, about the way the British director tormented actress Tippi Hedren (played by Sienna Miller) during the making of the 1963 nature-gone-amok thriller The Birds. It premieres October 20, just in time to beat the Hollywood f ... More >>
Thriller, a 13-year-old, 375-pound tiger that Michael Jackson once kept on his kooky Neverland estate, has passed of lung cancer. When Jacko left Neverland, he gave Thriller--and her brother Sabu--to actress Tippi Hedren (The Birds) to take care of on her wildlife preserve in California.
At Cinema Village last night, Tippi Hedren--star of Hitchcock's The Birds and Marnie (the 1964 psychological drama in which she was a frigid klepto)--made the above allegation. After a showing of The Birds, Tippi told interviewer Robert Milazzo, "Apparently I was up for a nomination for Marnie, an ... More >>
Photo: Bill DowTippi Hedren is the Hitchcock star of The Birds and Marnie (in which she was a klepto who was afraid of the color red), and she also worked with Chaplin, albeit in the comedy misfire A Countess From Hong Kong. She's further known as the mom to Oscar nominated Melanie Griffith, ... More >>
Talking with the smart Jeff Daniels and plotting our Tonys revenge.
The Michael Jackson all-star memorial concert at the Staples Center was so riveting I expected Michael to pop out of the shiny, silver coffin and do one last moonwalk. Janet and LaToya really turned it out fashionwise (and dignity-wise); old-time Motown legends like Berry Gordy, Stevie Wonder, and S ... More >>
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