Flickgrrl Archive: August, 2011

Anne Hathaway and the five steps to stardom

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Someone -- was it Cary Grant? -- described the arc of celebrity in three steps: 1) Who's Cary Grant? 2) Get me Cary Grant! 3) Get me a younger... Read more

30 Ways to say 'I'm an artist, you're a hack'

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After the love for yesterday's post about directors dissing directors, here's moviemorlocks.com on classic actors slamming their co-stars,... Read more

Doris Day's comeback?

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Her last movie was released in 1968. Her last album was released in 1994. She turned down the part of Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate. And she... Read more

My movie is better than yours: Tim Burton harshes Kevin Smith and other filmmaker take-downs

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Fanboys and critics are cruel about the work of directors, but evidently not so cruel as other directors are -- if Flavorwire's collection... Read more

Documenting Gloria Steinem

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Tonight at 9 pm HBO airs Gloria Steinem: In Her Own Words, an hourlong documentary as sage and sprightly as its subject. In the film, Steinem... Read more

Nicholas Ray: Rebel at any cost

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This week marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Raymond Nicholas Kienzle, whose nom de camera was Nicholas Ray. While Rebel Without a... Read more

Dirty Dancing, modernized? Nobody puts Baby in a reboot!

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Dirty Dancing is like The Godfather. It's a classic and you don't mess with it or otherwise try to improve, rethink, or update it. It's a... Read more

Egad! James Earl Jones an EGOT?

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Yesterday the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that James Earl Jones, the voice of America, will receive an honorary Oscar... Read more