“Gottlieb’s deeply affecting book is a loving tribute to a great Swedish-American actress—an absolutely must-read for Garbo freaks.”
Hayley Mills is truly a figure from the past. Pollyanna indeed.
Death in Hollywood is always more interesting if it hints at murder, and The Ice Cream Blonde by Michelle Morgan does just that.
“a very enjoyable addition to this year’s crop of Hollywood memoirs.”
This could have been the shortest review in history. Just one word: INCREDIBLE!
Something decidedly odd is going on at Blood Moon Productions, whose Babylon Series has recently released its latest Hollywood biography: Peter O’Toole: Hellraiser, Sexual Outlaw, Irish Rebel
“The rest of us would likely do better to get our celebrity fix elsewhere.”
The back cover of Edward Z.
“perfect for anyone who loves film, Turner Classic Movies, PBS, or show business.”
“Doris Day Confidential is a thoughtful and thought-provoking work.”
To start with a softball of a metaphor (apt because perhaps the high point of her career to date is the 1992 film A League of Their Own), when it comes to getting her points across in her
“Mr. Badman, for all his years of research, seems to have some issues with the ‘fact from the fiction, the truth from the lies’ parts.”
“Pretty heady stuff.”
“Whether or not the tales told here are true, we will likely never know.
“Imagine a writer with a seemingly endless vocabulary who has somehow convinced himself that he is being paid by the word.
“. . .
“Safe to say that of all the loves of her life, men’s hats tend to rise to the top of Ms.
“Is Everybody Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) is a funny, thoughtful, and extremely well-crafted book.”
At this time of year, the marketplace is rife with books filled with pretty photographs and no substance, but Mr.
“From page 435 onward, Spencer Tracy is an excellent biography indeed, albeit one that would have benefited greatly from losing at least a good 200 of those first 400 pages. . . .
“And so it goes. In the end, Shatner’s Rules, like Shatner’s ego and Shatner’s vocal patterns, are uniquely his own.
“What we have here is a collection of vaguely amusing errata corralled together with the slightest of lassos, a book with all the organizational clarity of a stand-up act. . . .
“Throughout Rin Tin Tin: The Life of the Legend Susan Orlean presents a story that is as engrossing as it is illuminating, which is, of course, her special magic.