Saturday night at the Governors Awards — an honorary Oscars ceremony hosted by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — the gowns and tuxes were a little understated and very elegant, befitting at event with living legends in attendance.
Lifetime's House of Versace aired last night, and it was excellent to see Gina Gershon in her old thematic stomping ground of playing a coked-up lady boss set on making everyone's lives miserable. Though critically savaged, I'd wager that Gershon's alternately groggy and raving portrayal of Donatella Versace…
Why is it that when people wax rhapsodic about the gritty New York of the '70s and '80s, they always manage to leave out the part about how waiting for the subway used lead to choreographed dance sequences with a variety of ethnic stereotypes? Knowing this, the nostalgia makes a lot more sense.
J.Lo, Joan Collins and Lucci, oh my! Not to mention Gladys Knight, Halle and Paris. Unless you have a very high tolerance for glitz, glam and cleavage, avert your eyes from the 32nd Anniversary Carousel Of Hope Gala!
Why are "women of a certain age" having a cultural moment? Maybe because they've survived all the bullshit.