Posts from June 6, 2013

Hollywood Aquatic Star Esther Williams Dies at 91: VIDEO


Esther Williams is dead at 91, the AP reports: Williams' publicist Harlan Boll says she died early Thursday in her sleep.Williams became one of Hollywood's biggest moneymakers in the 1940s and '50s, appearing in spectacular swimsuit numbe…

‘Far From Heaven’ Opens Off Broadway: REVIEW


BY NAVEEN KUMAR Todd Haynes critically-acclaimed and Oscar nominated film Far From Heaven has been adapted into a sometimes moving though mostly puzzling new musical that opened Off Broadway Sunday at Playwrights Horizons. The musical, with music by…

Rock Hudson’s Wife Recorded His Gay Confession


The Hollywood Reporter says the contents of secret files of private investigator Fred Otash have been shown to them and one of many revelations contained therein are tapes of Rock Hudson's wife Phyllis confronting him about his sexuality: On Janu…