Tom Munro for Harper’s Bazaar
Today, she’s untouchable: Madonna has her music career, an upcoming directorial debut, her pick of famous boyfriends and a soon-to-launch clothing line. But growing up in the Midwest, life wasn’t always easy for the Material Girl.
“The boys in my school would make fun of me,” she reveals in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar. They called her… Continue reading Why Madonna Had Hairy Armpits in High School
Forget ‘Meatballs’ or ‘Wet Hot American Summer.’ Everyone’s favorite summer camp movie seems to be ‘The Parent Trap,’ where Hayley Mills goes to camp and instead of finding mosquitoes and poison ivy finds the identical twin sister she never knew she had. Together, they scheme to reunite their divorced parents by switching places after camp.
Released 50 years ago this week (on June 21, 1961), the live-action Disney film has remained… Continue reading This Week in Movies: Twin Terrors, Car Toons and School Belles
There’s no statute of limitations on education, otherwise disruptive (and much-older-than-the-norm) co-eds the Marx Brothers, Rodney Dangerfield, and rappers Method Man and Redman would never have been let onto campus.
As middle-aged college student Larry Crowne, 54-year-old Tom Hanks isn’t hitting the books just for laughs, but for the life lessons, something we students of inspirational films have already learned from Rudy (Sean Astin), Rita (‘Harry Potter’s… Continue reading The Oldest Students in Movies: Going 'Back to School' When You're Older Than the Professor