Wednesday, October 27, 2010
FIENDFRIDAY: VIVA LA TAYLOR
I apologize for the long gap in posts. I've been busy balancing several different interests. I've been writing for AND Magazine as a fashion columnist for the past few months and thought I'd share the latest entry with FIEND followers. It's about the anniversary of Butterfield 8 turning fifty in November. It's an iconic movie for many reasons, which you can read by following this link. I've included a preview to give you a taste.
NO SALE: BUTTERFIELD 8 TURNS 50 WITH STYLE
By Seth Leeper
November 4th marks the 50th anniversary of Butterfield 8, a notorious film in Elizabeth Taylor’s career. It was the film she didn’t want to make, but won her first Oscar. It was the film she agreed to do in order to do Cleopatra. It occupies a transitional place in her filmography and public image. Newly married to Eddie Fisher, fresh off a scandalous publicity blitz because of it, (think of the Brad Pitt/Jennifer Aniston/Angelina Jolie debacle and go back four or five decades), and in the midst of a three-film streak of Oscar nominated roles. She was still arguably the most famous woman in the world at this time, having already occupied countless magazine covers, and was waiting to film the movie she may have thought would make her career...[to read the rest, click here.]