Sam Shepard, Esteemed Playwright and Actor, Dies at 73 [THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER]
My final post for this year’s Reel Infatuation Blogathon!
Integrity is not considered an aphrodisiac. It is usually given a place-setting at the moral banquet, but rarely makes an appearance during discussions of sex-appeal.
Rebels dominate this conversation. Six-pack abs and an air of danger are optional; attitude isn’t. But rebels, like all culturally celebrated things, don’t need my words in order to shine. They are ubiquitous in the American pop culture landscape. Finding them attractive and charming is not only acceptable, but, by this point, to be expected. It is, dare I say, the norm.
This brief post is my attempt at adding a faint notch in the other, largely overlooked column.
Here are ten bullet-pointed reasons why I have a crush on Hamilton Burger (William Talman), the beleaguered District Attorney on Perry Mason, who is the embodiment of the phrase I’m just doing my job. And his job–that of putting away criminals–is a worthy one. He’s not a hitman or kitten killer. He…
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It’s almost time for the 2017 Reel Infatuation Blogathon. Squee! If you’d like to sign up, go here.
I’m not a fan of actor Robert Wagner, but his book I Loved Her in the Movies: Memories of Hollywood’s Legendary Actresses (written with Scott Eyman) is fun and entertaining. It’s good lazy day reading.
What a fantastic first day!
Whee! We’re off to a fabulous start here at the Reel Infatuation Blogathon.
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In the meantime, enjoy today’s entries!
CineMaven “jumps the gender fence” with Jennifer Jones’ performance in Love Letters (1945).
Thoughts All Sorts gushes over Christian Slater in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) and Mobsters (1991).
Blogferatu argues Carolyn Jones is the best Morticia Addams ever in The Addams Family (1964-66).
Meredy.com gets cookin’ with Joe Devereaux (Robert Wagner)…
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My mom bought this for me last month…
Yes, I shall be reading (and reviewing) it soon.
Just a reminder that I am co-hosting the upcoming Miriam Hopkins Blogathon AND simultaneously launching my new blog!
“How come you get a blogathon and I don’t?” Image: Matthew’s Island of Misfit Toys
The Miriam Hopkins Blogathon starts soon! We, along with our über-chic friend Maedez of A Small Press Life/Font & Frock, will be celebrating All Things Miriam from January 22-25. Click HERE for details.
To those who have signed up: We can’t wait to read your entries.
To those who haven’t signed up: Come on! You know you want to.
We’ll be going – ahem – full throttle, starting January 22.