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Memories of Diahann Carroll … An Evening With “Frankie” and the Divine Indifference of Isabelle Huppert.

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Denis Ferrara never expected much, never rejected much, wants his dinner, some conversation, and loads of lovely love... READ MORE
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I Kept Calm and Carried On With “Downton Abbey” … “Judy” the movie … also — Dennis Quaid, Dean Winters, and Ice -T.

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Denis Ferrara attempts to escape from anxiety; "Downton Abbey," Judy,” Dennis Quaid, Dean Winters, and Ice -T are just what the doctor ordered... READ MORE
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Waiting For Renee, Thinking About Judy

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Denis Ferrara, anticipating the opening today of the film “Judy” starring Renee Zellwegger, goes into the whole Judy legend and it’s compelling ... READ MORE
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“Hustlers” — The Latest “Empowerment” of Women? Really?! Also — Ken Burns’ “Country Music”…”The Deuce”…”Succession” and Carol Lynley

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“SHE’LL carelessly cut you and laugh while you’re bleeding,” sang Billy Joel on “She’s Always a Woman.” This lyric, if not the basic... READ MORE
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Once Upon a Time…I changed my mind! (And I might again.) Oscar time for Shia LaBeouf! Also — Joan Collins…Shawn Mendes…Ellen Barkin…Viola Davis…Renee Zellweger, great TV — and kittens!!

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“YOU have the right to change your mind.”  — Oprah Winfrey. I really don’t need Oprah to tell me I can change my mind, in fact I’d rather ... READ MORE
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Marilyn: Her Life As an Actress. (What — you thought I was gonna let August go by without an MM column? Sillies!) Also, mourning a very special cat — Dude.

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It’s August and Denis Ferrara is here to remind us of the greatest film legend of her age: Marilyn Monroe, who died suddenly on August 4th, 1962. Pe... READ MORE
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Forty Four Years Ago I Met the Boy I (Finally) Married. Hey, Sometimes Things Work Out!

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Denis Ferrara ruminates on love, life, and marriage five years in... READ MORE
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Lana Turner’s Imitations of Life — Bad Behavior Paid Off!

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Denis Ferrara recalls the slick 1959 remake of Fannie Hurst’s "Imitation of Life," realizing the true beginning of bad behavior in Hollywood... READ MORE
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Fulsome Friday! Elvis…The Shangri-Las…Judy…Emmy nods…Bad TV/Good TV…”Fluidity” arrives!…Over the moon with Iris Love…The perils of exercise!

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“THE TRAGEDY of life is what dies inside a man while he lives,” said Albert Schweitzer. THE BIG casting news this week was the choice of Austin Bu... READ MORE
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My Stonewall Tale. It’s Not Very Serious. But Neither Was I, 50 Years Ago!

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Denis Ferrara writes about the anniversary of Stonewall fifty years on. A piece of history that is good for everyone as well as Denis’ unique abilit... READ MORE
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Glad to be Unhappy

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Denis Ferrara: Why I'm Glad to Be Unhappy with "Lady In Satin." Also — "The Name of The Rose," and What's With Closed Captions These Days? TMI!!... READ MORE
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I Love “Godzilla,” Rita Hayworth, and Good Girls Doing Bad Things. I HATE tattoos.

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Denis Ferrara's got mad love for "Godzilla," for the Love Goddess herself, Rita Hayworth, and Good Girls Doing Bad Things. Tattoos — not so much... READ MORE
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On “Borrowed Time,” Mary Wilson & Lady Gaga, “Suddenly, Last Summer”, Jonas Brothers, “GOT” and Linda Yellen

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Denis Ferrara on Tracy Clark's great new thriller, "Borrowed Time." Also: Mary Wilson ... Lady Gaga ... "Suddenly, Last Summer"... Jonas Brothers ... ... READ MORE

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