Diana Rigg, iconic since her Avengers role in the '60s, has died at 82, The Guardian reports. The fashion of it all! (GIF via GIPHY) Rigg's death was announced via statement by her agent, which read: "It is with tremendous sadness that we announce that Dame Diana Rigg died peacefully early this morning. She was…Read more
Franco Zeffirelli, Italian Auteur Director, Dies @ 96
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
GALECA’s 10 Best Movies About the Oscars
GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics has revealed its picks for the 10 best pics about the Oscars. Keep reading for the full list by John Griffiths for GALECA: Boyd does he wanna win! (Image via Embassy Pictures) (1) The Oscar (1966) Poor sociopath Frank Fane (Stephen Boyd, 1931-1977) wants that Best Actor trophy so bad, he’ll almost kill…Read more
Past & Curious: ONJ Hits 70, Maggie Smith Claws Olivier + More!
Links to the past with relevance today ... (more…)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