While watching the Netflix limited series’ Hollywood,’ I wondered if any of the characters are based on real people. Having watched and reviewed the documentary ‘Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood,’ about the life of Scotty Bowers from his memoir, ‘Full Service,’ the series seemed to mirror it quite a lot. I couldn’t help but see the comparisons.
Limited Series Trailer For: HOLLYWOOD
Starring: David Corenswet, Darren Criss, Jeremy Pope, Laura Harrier, Samara Weaving, Dylan McDermott, Holland Taylor, Patti LuPone, Jim Parsons, Jake Picking, Mira Sorvino, Joe Mantello, Maude Apatow and Rob Reiner
Marcel Marceau (1923-2007) is someone I’ve never known much about. My knowledge of him extended to an awareness that he was a world-famous French mime who was beloved for his skills in using his body to express himself rather than his words.
I knew Renee Zellweger could sing from watching her in ‘Chicago’ but… wow! She can belt out a show tune like nobody’s business! If you like her performance in the film, and you will, Renee, who spent a year in vocal training for the role, is going to give you more to like.
‘One Child Nation’ is a difficult film to watch but an important one. You have to see this because as a human on this planet, you should be concerned with what an authoritarian government has done and is still willing to do to people. Perhaps one should watch with an eye toward seeing it as a cautionary tale. It is not a yarn; not a fable. Read more