If Quentin Tarantino's demonstrative hand gestures don't distract you too much, here's an interesting clip in which the Django Unchained director discusses the influence that crime novelist Elmore Leonard had on his formative years as a screenwriter and filmmaker, as well as his appreciation of actress Pam Grier. more »
Marlene Dietrich is one of the most talented, intelligent, and iconic actors of all time, and not just because everyone from Madeline Kahn to Madonna and Suzanne Vega has invoked her image with staggering results. The ferocious screen icon and cabaret star is the very definition of a vision, a cutting and defiant actress with gusto and guts galore. On the occasion of her 110th birthday, let's commemorate her finest work.
Watch: Grace Kelly, Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe and Charlize Theron Co-Star in CG-Aided Dior Ad
The new Dior short film/luxury ad starring celebrity spokesmodel Charlize Theron makes a number of assumptions off the bat. First and foremost, that you'd believe screen icons Grace Kelly, Marlene Dietrich, and Marilyn Monroe would shill for any designer even in death, but more so? That Theron, statuesque living goddess that she is, is the natural glam heir to those ladies' legacy. Then again, it was filmed inside of Versailles. Point, Charlize!
Ever wonder what Scarlett Johansson might look like in drag as silent film great Buster Keaton? Um, yeah, us too! After the jump behold Johansson decked out as retro film icons Keaton, Marlene Dietrich, Sarah Bernhardt, and Giulietta Masina for a spread in W Magazine. Blame it on the champagne.