Normally, I select one character to spotlight in the Bad Girls We Love posts, but this time I’m throwing all the love at one legendary actress who has made a career out of playing the bad girls we love: Dame Joan Collins, or Joan Fucking Collins, as her fans affectionately call her. Or maybe that’s … Continue reading Bad Girls We Love: Joan Collins in Everything
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about Martin Scorsese’s masterful 1993 adaptation of Edith Wharton’s heartbreaking novel The Age of Innocence, which traces the tragic, Gilded Age romance between Newland Archer (Daniel Day-Lewis) and Countess Ellen Olenska (Michelle Pfeiffer). No surprise there, as it’s quite possibly my favorite Scorsese film—which always shocks fans of Goodellas … Continue reading “Exquisite romantic pain”: Martin Scorsese’s The Age of Innocence
Still random, only this time all black and white. Captions included at the end. Now let’s allow these photographs to speak for themselves. 1. Marilyn Monroe publicity shot for How to Mary A Millionaire (1953). 2. Elvis Presley and Susan Henning, The 1968 Comeback Special. 3. Matt Dillon and Mickey Rourke in Rumble Fish (1983). … Continue reading Random Image Dump #2
A lot of Gen Xers grew up consuming a steady diet of the following: Kool Aid, Pixie Stix, humor magazines and comic books, and as many horror, fantasy, action, and other gritty and/or goofy genre movies as we could get our hands on. From Kurt Russell being the ultimate cool antihero in Escape from New … Continue reading Thrill Me: Happy Birthday, Tom Atkins
Where did October go?? Time always flies when you’re having fun, and no month is more fun than October. Today on Halloween, for my twelfth (!) and final post of the month, I’m going to give my brain and keyboard a rest and just drop a slew of spooktacular images below for you to enjoy. … Continue reading Happy Halloween!