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Dabney Coleman, King of Playing Delicious Villains, Dies @ 92

May 17, 2024 Sadly, venerated character actor Dabney Coleman died May 16, 2024. Dolly's Doralee sizing up Dabney's Mr. Hart in 9 to 5 (Image via 20th Century Fox) His death, at age 92, was confirmed by his grieving daughter Quincy Coleman: "My Father, Dabney Wharton Coleman, took his last earthly breath peacefully and exquisitely…
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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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Barbara Rush Dies @ 97

March 31, 2024 Old Hollywood star Barbara Rush, renowned for her regal beauty and for her work on the TV series Peyton Place and in the sci-fi classic It Came from Outer Space, died on Easter at 97. Lovely Rush contemplating space invaders (Image via Universal) Fox News reporter Claudia Cowan, her daughter by the…
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New Book Traces How ‘Mommie Dearest’ Got Made

March 27, 2024 We all love Mommie Dearest, right? (Image via Chicago Review Press) Well, maybe not all of us. The film was a critical disaster in 1981, and seems to have singlehandedly mortally wounded Faye Dunaway's previously flawless career. Nonetheless, it was a box-office hit — it earned five times its budget worldwide —…
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‘Poor Things’ X ‘Metropolis,’ an Open ‘Back to the Future’ Secret, History of the Pyramid Club & More!

March 23, 2024 Links to the past, with relevance today: https://www.tiktok.com/@boyculturedotcom/video/7349679839886019870?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=7347408016276964907 Old Lang signs TIKTOK: @cinematologist over on Instagram has crafted a short but compelling argument that while Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935) are clearly the main sources of inspiration for the 2023 Oscar-winning film Poor Things, perhaps Metropolis (1927) was also in…
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‘Blood Simple’ Actor M. Emmet Walsh Dies at 88

March 20, 2024 M. Emmet Walsh, one of the most prolific and highly regarded character actors in Hollywood history, died March 19 after suffering a heart attack while hospitalized for an undisclosed illness. He was just three days shy of 89. Born March 22, 1935, in Ogdensburg, New York, he initially studied business administration, but…
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