This is an interesting post about the alleged musical rape in The Artist (2011) and musical homage in general— All Talking! All Singing All Dancing!
“. . .she wants audience reaction shots of dewy 20-year-old starlets looking puzzled as shit at the sight of Janet Gaynor.” Heehee. I’m guessing a lot of you have already read this post, but if you haven’t—it’s a must--
Katherine Heigl grumbles about her long work hours on the set until Debbie Reynolds tells her she used to dance with bleeding feet. Take that you young whippersnapper!—
Megan Fox won’t be playing Elizabeth Taylor in the upcoming television biopic. Now that the project has gotten attention, the producers are free to hire an unknown! Or can we still just drop the whole thing?—
RIP screenwriter Robert Dozier, son of producer William Dozier—
I like this review of Mary Pickford's Kiki (1931), because while it is honest about the movie's shortcomings, it also acknowledges the charm of its ill-cast, but irresistible star—