Tag Archives: Audrey Hepburn

Scuttlebutt-heads

[Contains co-opted restaurant reservations and SPOILERS!!!] Before Taylor Momsen found her true calling as lead-singer/song-writer/succubus with hellbound rock band The Pretty Reckless, she was an angel-faced child-actress, best known for her role as ‘Jenny Humphrey’ in the swanky teen drama Gossip … Continue reading

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Who’s Laughing Now?

[Contains nonsensical engine parts and SPOILERS!!!] Skimming the TV guide yesterday morning, I decided to record Laughter in Paradise (1951) on a whim, little realising how much fun it was going to be. This classic British comedy stars Alastair Sim, … Continue reading

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Necrophiliads

Watching ITV2 last night, I was disturbed to discover that the late Audrey Hepburn had been digitally disinterred to shill for Galaxy chocolate, twenty years after her death. Shudder. The soul-crushing clip stars a preternaturally young A-Hep sat on a bus that’s … Continue reading

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High Art Hangover

Chalk another one up to curiosity, I guess… when I saw a copy of Viva la Diva (2008) sitting on the charity shop shelf, it seemed such a bizarre concept, I just couldn’t resist. For those who don’t know, this … Continue reading

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How to Steal a Million Hearts…

A few years ago I went on a bit of an Audrey Hepburn kick, and I have to say her early movies have aged remarkably well. True, I sometimes found the pacing a little plodding in places, but A-Hep (as … Continue reading

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