Tag Archives: Olivia Newton-John

Monroe v. Wade, Carter at 98, ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Winks & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: That new Marilyn movie? Get rid of it! (Image via Netflix) THR: Seemingly nobody likes Blonde, the sensationalistic new account of Marilyn Monroe's life, starring an actress who is a dead ringer — with a Cuban accent. But along with criticisms of the film's mistreatment of Monroe, Planned…
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Olivia Newton-John, ‘Grease’ Star and Pop Phenom, Dies @ 73

Olivia Newton-John, remembered by generations of moviegoers for her performance as Sandy in the movie musical Grease, and one of the last century's most successful singers, died Monday, August 8, 2022, of cancer — 30 years after she began her battle. A real-life goddess (GIF via GIPHY) She was 73. Newton-John had been diagnosed with…
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Olivia Newton-John: 15 Quintessential Songs

The passing of Olivia Newton-John today, August 8, 2022, at 73 leaves a gaping hole in so many of our childhoods — she is just the latest '80s great (and '70s, too!) to die far too young. Oh, Sandy ... (Image via Universal) Her discography is immaculate, and runs the gamut from country-and-western to bubblegum-pop,…
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Tony Bennett’s Alzheimer’s Battle, Dishing on Fontaine & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Tony Bennett today (Image via TonyBennett.com) AARP: Living legend Tony Bennett, 94, is deep within the grips of Alzheimer's disease. His doctor, Dr. Gayatri Devi, says: “He is doing so many things, at 94, that many people without dementia cannot do. He really is the symbol of hope…
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Olivia Newton-John’s New Movie, Trump Gets Spanked & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: In a strange twist of fate, ONJ makes a cameo! (Image via Amazon Prime) GREG IN HOLLYWOOD: Olivia Newton-John is appearing in a brand-new movie, The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee, which is out now. Yes, it stars 80-year-old Paul Hogan, and it's all about a fictionalized proposed comeback.…
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Past & Curious: ‘Grease,’ Too?, Debbie Does Aerobics & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: In the prequel, will Sandy be in her 20s? (GIF via Paramount) BOING BOING: The movie version of Grease (1978) may be getting a prequel. Are you excited for it, or are you too hopelessly devoted to the original? This is me. (Image by Matthew Rettenmund) TWITTER: A…
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