“She Dies in Life, I Live in Death”: Zoë Tamerlis Lund

Zoë Tamerlis Lund was born in New York City on this day in 1962. She was a musician, model, actress, political activist, producer, and screenwriter, among other things. She was already a gifted pianist when she made her acting debut as the Avenging Angel Thana in Abel Ferrara's 1981 cult classic Ms. 45, long considered … Continue reading “She Dies in Life, I Live in Death”: Zoë Tamerlis Lund

Feline Fatales

I can find tributes or homages to Michelle Pfeiffer anywhere, of course, but even non-obsessives must’ve noticed the similarities between Kristen Wiig’s Barbara Minerva in Wonder Woman 1984 and Michelle’s Selina Kyle in Batman Returns. Both women transform from meek and mousy into ferocious feline predators, Selina as Catwoman and Barbara as Cheetah. Hair plays … Continue reading Feline Fatales

White Gold Christmas

As everyone already knows, Batman Returns is one of my favorite Christmas movies. It's darkly comic take on Gotham City and its bizarre costumed inhabitants goes down like the best spiked eggnog - leaving you feeling all warm, fuzzy, and giggly. Or is that just me? Everyone also knows how fond I am of Michelle … Continue reading White Gold Christmas