Category Archives: Femmes Fatale

Lindsay Lohan To Play Elizabeth Taylor??

You’ve got to hand it to the star-crossed actress, she does have an appreciation for classic Hollywood. First she channeled Marilyn Monroe for her recent Playboy spread. Now this: “Today, Deadline [is] reporting that Lindsay Lohan is in talks to play Elizabeth … Continue reading

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“Breakfast at Tiffany’s” Reconsidered.

Is there any female character in modern film as immediately identifiable as Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in 1961’s “Breakfast at Tiffany’s?” A half-century on from its original release, director Blake Edwards’ adaptation of the Truman Capote novella continues to … Continue reading

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Christina Hendricks In Talks To Star In Sally Potter’s “Bomb.”

The “Mad Men”star is in talks to star opposite Elle Fanning in this tale of Cold War-era London. /Film has the story: “The Daily Mail broke the news of Hendricks’ casting earlier this week. Potter’s film centers around two teenage … Continue reading

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Don’t Call Her Scar-Jo.

Actress Scarlett Johansson tells TotalFilm that she hates the cutesy shortening of her name. She has a point. Read on: “It’s laziness,” she told USA Today. “People can’t actually say the whole name? It’s just bizarre… If I hear somebody … Continue reading

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Jennifer Aniston: The Hottest Woman of All Time? Discuss.

Some of you may have heard over the weekend that Men’s Health magazine named actress Jennifer Aniston “The Hottest Woman of All Time.” While I fully admit going through a “Rachel” phase when “Friends” ruled the airwaves in the 1990s, … Continue reading

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Claudia Cardinale: “Fellini told me I was his muse, that I gave him inspiration.”

The legendary Italian film star talks to The Guardian’s Steve Rose about working with Federico Fellini, Warner Herzog and the great Marcello Mastrioanni. Now 73, Cardinale hasn’t lost a trick. It’s a fascinating interview. Here’s the nut graf: “You could … Continue reading

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First Look: Gemma Arterton On The Set Of “Byzantium.”

From The Aptly Named “Hey U Guys” site, here’s a shot of British actress Gemma Arterton on the set of the upcoming swords and sandals (and vampires) epic “Byzantium.”

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