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Play It Again – Giant

Play It Again – Giant. By Jess Lomas. Play It Again is a weekly feature in which classic-film connoisseur Jess Lomas revisits a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca […]

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Will Martin Scorsese join the Liz Taylor / Richard Burton love fest?

The passing of Elizabeth Taylor earlier in the year reignited Hollywood’s interest in the screen icon’s storied life. Paramount Pictures has optioned the rights to the book Furious Love – which tells of Taylor’s infamous love affair with Richard Burton – with Martin Scorsese in line to direct. According to Deadline, the rights for Sam Kashner […]

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R.I.P. Elizabeth Taylor

Screen icon and two-time Academy Award winner Elizabeth Taylor has died from congestive heart failure. She was 79 years old. According to a spokeswoman, the actress was pronounced dead at Cedars-Sinai Hospital – where she was admitted six weeks ago – surrounded by her four children. Elizabeth Rosamond Taylor was born in Hampstead, London to […]

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