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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #63

A holiday double-feature from the TOQ: ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS (1955) &FAR FROM HEAVEN (2002) An interesting comparison exists between the two films chosen for the Christmas episode of STEVE HAYES: Tired Old Queen at the Movies . Douglas Sirks’ ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS (1955) follows the love affair between a well-to-do middle-aged widow with grown children, Jane Wyman, and …

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #62

1946’s The Razor’s Edge starring Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Clifton Webb, and Anne Baxter.

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Winona Ryder On Mel Gibson

“I remember, like, fifteen years ago, I was at one of those big Hollywood parties. And he was really drunk. I was with my friend, who’s gay. He made a really horrible gay joke. And somehow it came up that I was Jewish. He said something about ‘oven dodgers,’ but I didn’t get it. I’d never heard that before. It …

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Quote Of The Day – Kevin Spacey

“Look, at the end of the day people have to respect people’s differences. I am different than some people would like me to be. I just don’t buy into that the personal can be political. I just think that’s horseshit. No one’s personal life is in the public interest. It’s gossip, bottom line. End of story. Now some people feed …

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Joy Behar On Outing John Travolta

Joy Behar and her panel discuss Carrie Fisher’s outing of John Travolta, who has hired a legal team to fight other recent tabloid allegations about his sexuality. Bravo’s Andy Cohen calls Fischer’s comments “uncool.”

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Live-Vlogging The Golden Globe Noms

JMG reader Mark S. King live-vlogs today’s Golden Globes nominations. The full list of nominations is here. Glee’s Chris Colfer got a nomination!

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #61

1959’s Separate Tables starring Burt Lancaster, Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, David Niven and Wendy Hiller.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #60

1939’s Midnight, starring Claudette Colbert, Dom Ameche, Mary Astor, and Rex O’Malley.

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David Lynch – Good Day Today

Director David Lynch takes a stab at dance music.

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Burlesque Bombs At Box Office

Burlesque was stinking up the joint at theaters nationwide this weekend and is now predicted not to make up its production cost. According to estimates, two films are tied for fourth place this weekend: the $55 million Screen Gems musical Burlesque and the Fox thriller Unstoppable, each with approximately $11.8 million in ticket sales. Burlesque, which was hammered by critics …

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Leslie Nielsen Dies At Age 84

Actor Leslie Nielsen of Airplane! and Naked Gun fame died this afternoon in Fort Lauderdale. His death was first reported in unconfirmed messages on Twitter late Sunday that suggested the actor had died in the hospital after suffering from pneumonia. His nephew Doug Nielson, told CJOB that Leslie had been in the hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida for 12 days …

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #59

1960’s The Apartment, starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley McClaine.

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Nicolas Cage Freak-Out Montage

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #58

1954’s The Naked Jungle, starring Charlton Heston and Eleanor Parker.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #57

1940’s Pride And Prejudice, starring Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Maureen O’Sullivan, Melville Cooper, and Marsha Hunt.

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Netflix Is Eating The Interweb

The commenters here do a pretty good job of explaining both sides of the chart.

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Actress Jill Clayburgh Dies At Age 66

Oscar-nominated actress Jill Clayburgh has died in her Connecticut home after a two-decade battle with leukemia. Clayburgh was 66. Clayburgh was born in New York City, and appeared in numerous Broadway productions in the 1960s and 1970s, including The Rothschilds and Pippin. Clayburgh made her screen debut in The Wedding Party, filmed in 1963 but not released until six years …

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #56

1946’s Green For Danger starring Trevor Howard.

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the Karpel Group, today’s swag booty is Cher: The Film Collection, a DVD box set of six of Cher’s most memorable movies. This release goes on sale in North America today and here’s what you get: Good Times (1967)In their one and only movie together, singing duo Sonny and Cher star in this happy, affectionate and lovably surreal …

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Open Thread Thursday

What are your favorite scary movies, classic and recent? I always loved the dystopian stuff like Omega Man and more recently, 28 Days Later. Could never get into the campy slasher flicks like Freddy Krueger and Halloween.

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