Franklin Pangborn’s been called an aesthete, prissy, flighty, a nance, a pansy, an effeminate fussbudget. Along with Edward Everett Horton, Eric Blore, and other beloved character actors of the classic era, he made queerness affectionately visible at a time when it couldn’t even be mentioned. 105 more words
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This episode of the Judy Garland Show is a personal favourite of this fan. It offers viewers a unique opportunity to see two titans of the MGM musical performing together, and also a rare chance to see British character actor Terry Thomas doing some stand-up comedy. 712 more words
Tomorrow night, Sept. 29, Turner Classic Movies is having an “A Star Is Born” festival, showing all 3 popular versions of the story. When I first saw the advertisement on their website, I misunderstood it thinking it to be much bigger than the 3 versions of the movie. 665 more words
Warner Bros.’ “A Star Is Born” remake starring Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) and Bradley Cooper, who is also directing, is moving up its release to May 18, 2018. 210 more words
Warner Bros.’ remake of A Star Is Born, with director-star Bradley Cooper and Stefani Germanotta aka Lady Gaga, will hit theaters earlier next year, specifically… 330 more words
Patti Cake$ is intermittently charming, but far too familiar.
Patti Cake$ is a familiar breed of indie movie. It is the story of a young protagonist trapped in a small town and surrounded by eccentric characters who yearns to escape, but finds herself hemmed in by lack of opportunity, by family and by sheer economic pressure. 1,018 more words