Check out the official 85 Years of Oscar
poster, commemorating every Best Picture winner for the last 85 years.
How Making Love Changed Us.
Screenwriter Barry Sandler
discusses the legacy of the 1982 gay-themed drama with "The Advocate".
"The biggest problem with the metal bikini, was that it wasn’t metal. ——Not that metal would’ve been an improvement over what it was actually made of, which was kind of a hard plastic. Whatever it was, it didn’t adhere to one’s skin. MY skin. My young, soon to be popular, unlucky skin. SO, when I was relaxing leisurely against Jabba the Hutt’s gigantic, albiet grotesque stomach, my hard, plastic bikini bottom……….well, it had the tendency to make my now not so private privates quite public. Especially for the actor standing behind Jabba playing Bobba Fett—–I believe his name was Jeremy—–from where Bobba/Jeremy stood, so straight and tall and severe behind his mask——to put it simply and weirdly, Jeremy could see beyond my yawning, plastic bikini bottoms all the way to Florida."
- Carrie Fisher
goes from writing the occasional book
to daily blogging
, from substance abuse to abusing punctuation
"When Mr. von Trapp finally returned to take over from his father, Johannes, he had had quite a decade: teaching skiing in Aspen, modeling for Ralph Lauren, surfing in Chile and even making People magazine’s America’s Top 50 Bachelors list in 2001. Recently, he sat in a dark office at the Trapp Family Lodge, the inn his grandmother started, trying to decide what to do with some old curtains..."
- the legacy of the Von Trapp family
, made famous (but not rich) by The Sound of Music
, now with less singing at the Trapp Family Lodge
in Vermont. [more inside]
What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Movies
by Armond White. Premiere.com critic and cineaste blogger, Glenn Kenny responds
. Movie reviewers across America lose their jobs
. Hachette Filipacchi
follows suit at Premiere.com. Kenny blogs about The End of an Era
- having written reviews for the site and the previously cancelled Premiere magazine for nearly fifteen years.