Debbie Reynolds tragically died of a stroke on Wednesday, December 28 at the age of 84, just one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher passed away, but her legend lives on. The iconic Singin In The Rain star was known for much so more than being the Star Wars actresses’ mother, and to remember her Us Weekly has listed 10 thing you may not have known about her. 1. Her career was kick started at 16-years-old when she won the Miss Burbank beauty pageant in California in 1948. She was spotted by Warner … read more
The eternally busy Ryan Murphy is adding to his already large inventory of TV series – including Scream Queens, American Horror Story and American Crime Story – with his latest project for FX, Feud. The first season of the series focuses on the infamous rivalry between actresses Bette Davis and Joan Crawford while they filmed the 1962 horror classic Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? Joining Murphy muse Jessica Lange, who plays Bette, and Susan Sarandon, who plays Joan, is Catherine Zeta Jones, … read more
It’s been decades since Bette Davis and Joan Crawford collaborated onscreen for the iconic film Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, but, if you ask Susan Sarandon, not much has necessarily changed. The actress tells Entertainment Weekly and PEOPLE at the Cannes Film Festival that her new FX series, Feud, is “the examination of Hollywood through the time of Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.” “The question is whether or not things have actually changed that much,” Sarandon explains. “Do we pit women against … read more
McFarland, USA (PG)
Verdict: Corny but enjoyable
Kevin Costner, king of the big-hearted sports movie, is back in Field Of Dreams, Bull Durham and Tin Cup territory with McFarland, USA, a Disney film based on the true 1987 story of Jim White (Costner), a high school running coach who tries to turn his motley charges into state cross-country champions.
I don’t need to tell you how it ends. Let’s just say that the hick Californian town of McFarland is populated mainly by immigrant Mexican farmworkers … read more