Guest Diary

Friday, March 16, 2018

Traveling Through Time

Rod Taylor riding the fabulously baroque time machine in the 1960 fantasy film. Traveling Through Time (Again) ... Burt Reynolds ... Seth Sikes and TCM's Star of the Month — La Liz! by Denis...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Cult of Kim & Co.

Kim shocks married lover Kirk Douglas with her confession in "Strangers When We Meet." Kim Novak ... Andrew Lloyd Webber ... "Jane the Virgin" ... Michael Caine says MeToo, too...Read the Full Story

Monday, March 12, 2018

Letter from Wellington

by Holly Peterson People in New York may have heard of a big horse competition in Florida that riders attend in winter. Some may know it’s in Wellington. Almost no one outside the horse world...Read the Full Story

Friday, March 9, 2018

Can Oscar Night Be Saved?

Bob Hope hosting the first televised Oscar ceremony in 1953. Can Oscar Night Be Saved? We Have a Few Thoughts — And Welcome Yours! by Denis Ferrara EVERYBODY'S private motto: It's better to be...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Pretending You’re a Kid Again

He always wanted to stay up late to watch the Oscars, and he knew WAY too much about Hedy Lamarr. How to watch Oscar Night? Pretend You’re a Kid Again — It Worked For Me! by Denis Ferrara...Read the Full Story

Monday, March 5, 2018

The Movie Stars

A spread from Richard Griffith's still richly relevant 1970 book, “The Movie Stars.” Oscar Hor d'Oeuvres Before the Main Dish. Also — Jennifer Lawrence ... Rupert Everett .....Read the Full Story

Thursday, March 1, 2018

In Praise of

Justifiably classic film moment — Timothee Chalamet's final four-minute close-up in “Call Me By Your Name." In Praise of Timothee Chalamet ... "Summer" Arrives on Broadway...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Freedom and Fame

Confederate soldiers at camp. “The Thin Light of Freedom” — thinner than we imagine, actually. Also — Liza Minnelli ... Charles Busch ... Liz Smith and Liz Taylor. by Denis...Read the Full Story