Ah, Bette Midler, or The Divine Miss M, as she has rightfully dubbed herself. She is a singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer with a career that has spanned almost half a century. Over the course of her career, Midler has won three Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and two Tony Awards. She has also sold over 30 million records worldwide and has received four Gold, three Platinum, and three Multiplatinum albums by RIAA.Read More
For many, winter signals blazing firesides and hot cocoa. But just beyond the frosted windows is a cold, unforgiving night. Short days, bare trees, deep snow, eerie quiet. Enjoy these shivering tales that will make your frostbitten fingertips tingle.Read More
I met Diane Ladd when I was a volunteer driver for the Newport Film Festival. Before I left to pick her up, someone commented to me that they heard she could be demanding.
I was nervous driving to the airport, but the woman who stepped off the plane was lovely, friendly, charming, and funny. I was relieved. On our ride to Newport, we got acquainted and talked about the day’s film screening and awards ceremony.Read More
Let's take a murder mystery party. I always wanted to attend those. My niece attended one last year and told me she had a blast. Everyone was on edge trying to figure out who did it. So, I thought it would be great to list some great "whodunit" films that all begin with a seemingly innocent gathering. This will certainly give you pause when you’re replying to your next RSVP.Read More
Ever since Rachel McAdams began starring in major motion pictures, she’s enjoyed rich adventures in many locations, playing a wide spectrum of characters. She’s certainly not been typecast; she’s played the virtuous young women, the unscrupulous mistress, the mean girl, the heiress, the respected journalist, and many, many more roles. We have even more to look forward to in the near future as McAdams is rumored to be reprising her Irene Adler role in the newest Sherlock Holmes movie, due for release in 2020.Read More