Category Archives: Movies / TV

A Cure for Lonliness

FROM THE ARCHIVES OF HOLLYWOOD SQUARES Q. Paul, what is a good reason for pounding meat? A. Paul Lynde: Loneliness!

James Bond Aston Martin Cool

Sean Connery epitomized cool. Aston-Martin. Saville Row suit. The Alps. GOLDFINGER.

Lilacs

The director Blake Edwards passed away in late December 2011. His greatest hits were BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S, 10, and VICTORIA VICTORIA. Fame fled him in the 80s, but his star rose on Broadway with the success of a musical version of VICTORIA VICTORIA. My cousin was Julie Andrews’ understudy. Tara got to perform the leading […]

RIP Rutger Hauer – Blade Runner

One of the greatest science fiction scene of all time is the ‘TEARS IN THE RAIN’ monologue by Rutger Hauer in BLADE RUNNER. I’ve seen things… seen things you little people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion bright as magnesium… I rode on the back decks of a blinker and […]

John ‘Wabbit’ Wayne

In 1969 John Wayne appeared on Rowan & Martins Laugh-In as a pink rabbit. His performance got plenty of laughs, but not as much as Sean Connery for his he-man throng outfit in ZARDOZ. The things actors do for their art. Hairy balls alert.