Tag Archives: documentaries

Liza Minnelli’s Terrific New Movie, Jodie Foster Honored & More

April 19, 2024 Links to the past, with relevance today: Liza is excited about a new project. (Image via TriBeCa) FACEBOOK: Liza Minnelli announces she has worked with a filmmaker to tell the story of her career: "Hi Kids! Sit down, because this is a long story! People always wonder what I’m up to… when…
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Watch Judd Apatow’s Doc on the Friendship Between Don Rickles & Bob Newhart

Judd Apatow contributes a touchingly observed documentary short about the lifelong friendship between Don Rickles and his wife and Bob Newhart and his wife. It's especially compelling considering their acts were so diametrically opposed, yet in their personal lives, they were absolutely devoted to each other. The couples frequently traveled together and even lived within…
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Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers Case Cracked? & More!

May 17, 2023 Links to the past, with relevance today: The theft was quite a feet! (Image via MGM) THE GUARDIAN: The dancing-a-jig is up for a septuagenarian alleged to have stolen a pair of ruby slippers from 1939's The Wizard of Oz in 2005. A grand jury has indicted Terry Martin on charges related…
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Elizabeth Taylor & Sophia Loren Are Seen in Long-Lost Euro Docs

Two 1960s TV docs — one featuring Elizabeth Taylor showing off London, and one featuring Sophia Loren showing off Rome — are finally becoming available once again. Loren is at her most fetching in the doc. (Images via video stills) Not seen for decades, the specials — Elizabeth Taylor in London (1963) and Sophia Loren…
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