Links to the past, with relevance today: Music to my orejas! (Image via Apple TV+) SPOTIFY: The soundtrack for Apple TV+ show Acapulco is packed with '80s tunes in Spanish. Great covers!!! Poste's friends also think he did it. (Image via historical flyers) TMZ: I guess that last code breaker was wrong, because THE Code…Read more
Real-Life ‘Lord of the Flies,’ Jack Hanna Announces Dementia Diagnosis, Leslie Jordan & More
Links to the past, with relevance today: They lived to tell. (Image via Twitter @rcbregman) CBS NEWS: In case you thought The Lord of the Flies was the be-all, end-all about what would happen if a group of kids got stranded on an island — why not consider the real-life story of when Tongan schoolboys…Read more
Andrew Lloyd Webber Euthanizes ‘Cats,’ Elton John Celebrates Sobriety & More!
Links to the past, with relevance today: Universally loathed (Image via Universal) THE TIMES: Andrew Lloyd Webber has been happy with some of the film adaptations of his greatest theatrical hits — Cats (2019) was not one of 'em: “The problem with the film was that [director] Tom Hooper decided, as he had with Les Mis,…Read more
What’s Up, Child Actor Dies, Roe v Roe & More — Past & Curious
Links to the past, with relevance today: Just what the Doc ordered (GIF via GIPHY) NYT: A revisitation of the screwball pastiche What's Up, Doc? (1972). Are you a fan? (I never was! I'm sorry!) PEOPLE: Little Richard, who died this month at 87, was buried after a short service in Alabama. KENNETH IN THE…Read more
Past & Curious: Geena’s Oscar, Elton’s Glories & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Home run! (Image via Columbia) PITCHFORK: Honorary Oscars will go to Geena Davis, 63; David Lynch, 73; Wes Studi, 71; and Lina Wertmüller, 90. Bustin' out all over ... (Image via video still) FACEBOOK: Watch Glenn Scarpelli, 52, honored by Leslie Uggams, 76! PEOPLE: Val Kilmer, 59, made…Read more
‘Rocketman’ Premiere Brings Out Stars of All Ages
Rocketman, the highly-anticipated new film about the life and career of Elton John, 72, had its splashy NYC premiere on May 29 — and if the red carpet is any indication, the film is definitely getting a warm embrace from the entertainment world. Egerton had some love for Bell Billed as an "epic musical fantasy…Read more