Franco Zeffirelli, the Italian director known for his interpretations of the work of the Bard on film and onstage, died Friday in Rome following a long illness. The filmmaker, one of the only living people shown to have been directly descended from Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), was 96. The film that is his most lasting…Read more
Nothing Like These Dames!
Maggie Smith (b. 1934), Judi Dench (b. 1934), Eileen Atkins (b. 1934) and Joan Plowright (b. 1929) — all dames! — teamed up to appear in a documentary focusing on their many decades of acting supremacy on the stage and screen ... and we're finally getting a peek! (more…)Read more