Tag Archives: Goldie Hawn

Doris Day, 1922–2019

In 1975, Doris Day went on The Mike Douglas Show to promote her new book, the best-selling “Her Own Story”. She’s a little annoyed about being called the girl next door (obviously, not the first time she’s heard it) and questions what exactly that means. There was a sweetness to Day, which was a huge reason … Continue reading Doris Day, 1922–2019

Town & Country

THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A SMALL AFFAIR. Two affluent New York City couples see their long-time marriages challenged by infidelity and new realizations. One of those regrettable projects that took years to complete and saw its budget balloon, only to end up as one of history’s worst box-office disasters. Starts out like a potential … Continue reading Town & Country

Shampoo

YOUR HAIRDRESSER DOES IT BETTER… On the eve of Richard Nixon’s election to the U.S. presidency in 1968, Beverly Hills hairdresser George Roundy (Warren Beatty) is juggling several beautiful women. A commercially successful but ultimately rather empty film that was made the year after Nixon’s resignation and looks back on a breaking point between the … Continue reading Shampoo

The First Wives Club

DON’T GET MAD. GET EVERYTHING. Elise, Annie and Brenda (Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, Bette Midler) were best friends in college; after reuniting many years later, they find they’re all divorced and decide to exact revenge on their exes. The 1980s had Fonda, Parton and Tomlin getting even in Nine to Five; the 1990s equivalent is less entertaining. … Continue reading The First Wives Club