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In Memory of Debbie Reynolds: 1932-2016

Propelled to stardom at the age of 19 with the success of Singin’ in the Rain, Reynolds was rarely not working.  From movie musicals to dramas to comedies, she charmed audiences for over six decades.  Passing one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, Reynolds is a bright star that will very much be missed. Athena […]

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In Memory of Leonard Cohen: 1934-2016

Singer/Songwriter Cohen was known for his deep voice and topical song lyrics.  He was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008. Books Cohen, Leonard – Leonard Cohen: Poems and Songs Nadel, Ira Bruce — Various Positions: A Life of Leonard Cohen Simmons, Sylvie — I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard […]

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La Vie En Rose

When I saw Monster or The Queen, I felt like I had seen movies where the actors (in these cases, Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren respectively) embodied the persona of a real-life person. In La Vie en Rose Marion Cotillard takes it one step forward…she embodies the persona and the SOUL of the Edith Piaf. […]

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Victor/Victoria

Blake Edwards’ directs this comedy about a destitute singer (Julie Andrews) who meets up with a gay, out of work nightclub performer, Toddy. He comes up with a plan for them both to be successful involving her changing her image from a woman to a man to a woman. Complications set in when she falls […]

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