Lucille Ball On The Big Screen, On The Small Screen And Off The Screen

All of a sudden, here’s Lucy. Small-screen icon Lucille Ball has reappeared on the big screen in two recent releases: the first, in a fictionalized form as the stormy harridan Lucille Dolittle (Christine Ebersole) in Paul Thomas Anderson’s film. “Licorice Root Pizza” then, more importantly, as her full-blown, no-nonsense, business-like self as portrayed by Nicole …

‘Mad Women’s Ball’ Review: A Shock Within the System

In the opening moments, “Mad Women’s Ball” gradually focuses on a woman’s neck and the curl of her hair, gathered in a bun. such an image May recall Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo”. Here, director confirms that Mélanie Laurent’s drama, set in Paris in the late 1800s and based on a novel by Victoria Mas, will indeed …

George Rhoads, Designer of Fantastic ‘Ball Machines’, dies at 95

George RhoadsA peculiar artist who created elaborate sculptures in which balls made seemingly random journeys along labyrinthine paths and initiating the ringing of bells, the ringing of bells, and the pulsating tones of xylophone keys died July 9 in Loudun, western France. He was 95 years old. His granddaughter, Chip Chapin, said his caretaker, Laura …