Still the Coolest Rider: Stephanie Zinone and Grease 2 at 40

We adore certain movies with such fervent, exuberant, out-of-control and infinite love that they feel like an inextricable part of our lives. There is no us without them. I feel this way about quite a few of Michelle Pfeiffer’s movies, and one of them is celebrating its fortieth anniversary today. Grease 2 might’ve been considered … Continue reading Still the Coolest Rider: Stephanie Zinone and Grease 2 at 40

Ray Liotta, 1954–2022

In James Mangold’s criminally unsung Cop Land (1997), Ray Liotta played disgraced, disheveled, and chain-smoking police detective Gary Figgis, one of several NYPD officers living in “Cop Land”—a police enclave across the river in Jersey. In a cast that is outrageously stacked with talent and great performances—Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, Annabella Sciorra, Janeane Garofalo, … Continue reading Ray Liotta, 1954–2022

The Greatest Sybil Danning Outfits of All Time

I was thinking about Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf (1985) recently—because I’m always thinking about this movie—and it dawned on me that hardly anyone in cinema history has worn quite as many outlandishly crazy and outlandishly sexy outfits as that film’s star Sybil Danning has. Then of course I started making a list … Continue reading The Greatest Sybil Danning Outfits of All Time