Posts Tagged ‘Liza Minelli’

King for a Night

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

RemingtonRobert DeNiro, a mafia movie icon thanks to roles in CasinoGoodfellas, and The Godfather, Part II, played against type in the early 1980s dark comedy film King of Comedy.  He turns 180 degrees in his portrayal of Rupert Pupkin, a nebbishy, aspiring, and ineffective comedian from New Jersey.  Pupkin idolizes late night talk show host Jerry Langford, played by Jerry Lewis.  Indeed, Pupkin yearns for a shot at stardom on The Jerry Langford Show.

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Bacon Popularity Sizzles

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

“Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” is a game that can be played anytime and anywhere by anybody.  It is, indeed, light enjoyment perfect for holiday conversation around the dinner table during dessert.  The game’s purpose is to connect an actor or an actress to Kevin Bacon in six steps or less, using movies as the connectors.

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