Links to the past, with relevance today ...
GREG IN HOLLYWOOD: Greg discovers the awesomely handsome Van Williams (1934-2016).
THE GUARDIAN: They Shall Not Grow Old (2018) colorizes World War I images, bringing the soldiers and their sacrifices back to life.
Quite extraordinary moment in #TheyShallNotGrowOld when the image is first enhanced by colour & sound. #PeterJacksonpic.twitter.com/9S8nWsLTvi
— Tim Hubbard (@tweetTimHubbard) November 11, 2018
THE FILM EXPERIENCE: Checking out some stats on past Best Picture Oscar winner running times.
CNN: Babe Ruth (1895-1948) and Elvis Presley (1935-1977) are among a select group of Americans, living and dead, who are about to receive the coveted Presidential Medal of Freedom. (One is the wife of a Trump mega-donor — hardly worthy.)
THR: Greg Berlanti, 46, is set to bring a Rock Hudson (1925-1985) biopic to the big screen, possibly by next Oscar season.
PEOPLE: Aerosmith's Joe Perry, 68, collapsed at a concert — but is said to be "alert and responsive" now.
CLOSER WEEKLY: Vanna White, 61, refuses to spell R-E-T-I-R-E, even if you spot her two vowels.
INSTAGRAM: Vintage hottie!