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Classic Musical Moments From Some Classic Leading Ladies.

The Guardian scours YouTube for some classic moments of music on film from some of filmdom’s most legendary leading ladies — Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and even Carey Mulligan get their own turn. Since my affection for Ms. Hepburn is … 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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Grading The Historical Accuracy Of “My Week With Marilyn.”

Writing in The Guardian This Morning … … critic Alex von Tunzelmann gives the new Michelle Williams film (already being touted as Oscar-bait for the talented actress) a grade of C+ for its historical accuracy. For those not in the … Continue reading

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Her Week With Marilyn: Monroe Co-Star Vera Day On What The New Movie Gets Right — And Wrong.

The Daily Beast … … talks with British film actress Vera Day who co-starred in “The Prince and the Showgirl,” which provides the background material for this week’s “My Week with Marilyn,” starring Michelle Williams. In a lengthy oral history, … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office And The Monday Must-Read.

So You Know What Audiences Like? That’s right, you guessed it, movies about Greek gods and Adam Sandler in drag. Director Tarsem Singh’s “Immortals” with soon-to-be Superman Henry Cavil in the lead role as the mythic hero Theseus ruled the … Continue reading

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The Monday Must-Read: The NYT On Our Ongoing Marilyn Obsession.

The New York Times’ Austin Considine … … considers our ongoing obsession with Marilyn Monroe, a film icon who’s been dead for many more years than she ever made movies. The platinum-haired blonde has become something of a touchstone for … Continue reading

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