The Good News and the Bad News About the New Cleopatra TV Series

Certain dead people have the dubious honor of being resuscitated over and over again for entertainment purposes: Marilyn Monroe, Jesus, Lincoln. And Cleopatra, the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. Her tale has been told by luminaries like Shakespeare and Liz Taylor, and now there's a four-hour miniseries in the works. » 2/15/13 6:00pm 2/15/13 6:00pm

New Cleopatra Show on NBC Offers Another Chance to Get Cleopatra…

According to Deadline, NBC has outbid two other networks for a period drama called Cleopatra, which is about Cleopatra, who was an Egyptian famous for having a high school quartback/cheerleading captain relationship with Mark Antony. Of course, anyone who knows their ancient world history is familiar with the… » 8/12/12 12:00pm 8/12/12 12:00pm

Elizabeth Taylor's Most Iconic Film Roles

This morning brought the news of Elizabeth Taylor's death. While her personal life is certainly compelling, it's her career in front of the camera that made her a star. A best-of list could go on and on — from the broken seductress of Suddenly Last Summer, to the comedy Father of the Bride, to the irresistible ingenue… » 3/23/11 12:17pm 3/23/11 12:17pm

Kim Kardashian's Cleopatra Has Historically Inaccurate Cleavage

Kim Kardashian is the March coverlady on Harper's Bazaar, and inside, she plays the Queen Of Denial The Nile in photographs by (who else?) Terry Richardson. She also talks about her body, since that is one of her strongest talents. Quoth Kim: "I'm on a diet… I need to be. I love to eat-Kit Kats or cookies-and-cream… » 2/10/11 1:32pm 2/10/11 1:32pm

Giorgio Armani Pulls A Valentino, Randomly Asserts His Non-Retirement

  • Oh great: Valentino finally breaks down and retires, and now we have to deal with the lady-doth-protest-too-muches of Giorgio Armani who, out of the blue, has made a big announcement that he is not retiring. Now we give him one year, tops. [WWD, sub req'd]
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