Australian filmmaker Nicholas Wrathall's thorough documentary on Vidal's life paints an intimate portrait of a man many revere as one of America's last great intellectuals.
(26 days ago)
Behind his sunglasses, Rep. Cyrus Habib is reaching back in memory, trying to recall the name of another fully blind politician who came before him.This was someone who served many years ago, Habib recalls. In the U.S. Senate. The grandfather of writer Gore Vidal. Habib rattles off a few details before surrendering: "Let me look him up."
(2 months and 13 days ago)
Nicholas Wrathall's documentary chronicles the celebrated life and career of the late author and political gadfly.
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The new documentary highlights the public figure’s life and achievements, and features his final on-camera interviews.
(1 month and 23 days ago)
Richard Pryor, Tim Buckley, Gore Vidal, Elaine Stritch and Muhammad Ali are among the icons stepping into the spotlight in movies screening at the festival.
(1 month and 5 days ago)
The novelist and screenwriter who worked on Suddenly Last Summer and Ben Hur remembered at 85th Academy AwardsOscars 2013 coverage continues on our liveblogGore Vidal played the patrician ghost at the feast of tonight's Academy Awards ceremony, cropping up in spectral form in the traditional tribute to the actors and film-makers who have died in the past 12-months.Although...
(2 months and 27 days ago)
All I know about that is that liberals come on here and berate anyone who disagrees with them on global warming while they give Al Gore a free pass to say whatever outrageous, non-scientific, preposterous thing he cares to. If they really believed in the science behind climate change, they'd condemn Al Gore as worst of all.
(3 months and 11 days ago)
"Evil Dead." The Sam Raimi-approved remake of his low-budget horror classic from 1981 is not as scary, suspenseful or cheesy-stupid-absurd as the original. There is plenty of gore but it's mostly a snore. With Jane Levy and Elizabeth Blackmore. Opens Friday.
(1 month and 17 days ago)
His way with a pair of scissors made him one of the world’s most famous hairdressers. Now Vidal Sassoon will...
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