Oscar winner Ernie Borgnine (Marty) always brought heapings of zest to his roles, even when the film involved was absurd neo-drek like the generation-gap satire Bunny O'Hare, so I usually seek out his twinkle, despite his appalling views on gays.
(How's that for complicated feelings?)
Well, his la ... More >>
At last night's Warner Bros. Home Entertainment/TCM presentation of Cabaret at the Ziegfeld, Liza Minnelli said she thought Diana Ross was going to win the Oscar for Best Actress of 1972, for Lady Sings The Blues.
"So I'd adjusted to that," she explained.
"They said my name, and my father [Vincent ... More >>
It wasn't always Academy Awards for Liz Taylor.
When her movies were bad, they were truly rotten--though always in a highly entertaining way thanks to her verve and outfits.
The five most fun stinkers she ever made are:
(5) The Sandpiper. 1965. (Above) Vincente Minnelli directed this cra ... More >>
Some of the greatest film directors in history have reaped kudos, won Oscars, and earned a place as eternal icons of cinema art, yet they didn't really do that much on the set.
According to one book I read, John Huston (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of the Sierra Madre) sometimes didn't talk to t ... More >>
That's what Mrs. Minnelli, Judy Garland, thought, according to the new book about the illustrious director, A Hundred or More Hidden Things: The Life and Films of Vincente Minnelli by Mark Griffin.
During the filming of 1948's The Pirate, Judy was a complete mess who didn't always show up on ... More >>