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Booze-Soaked Shoots, Hot Gay Sex, And Elizabeth Taylor’s Poop Problems: Behind the Scenes of Dominick Dunne’s Infamous Last Film

1 hour agoNews : The Daily Beast

Elizabeth Taylor showed up late and drunk for her shoots. Richard Burton threatened the film’s beautiful gay star. And producer Dominick Dunne knew a terrible secret about the screenwriter of what would become his ill-fated final mo...

Here's the Trailer for Jackie, Natalie Portman's Spin as a Kennedy 

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Here is your first look at Natalie Portman’s upcoming performance as Jackie Kennedy. The trailer largely consists of lingering, vaguely unnerving shots of the actress as the iconic first lady paired with Richard Burton singing the finale to the musical Camelot. Lay it on me, Hollywood. Read more...

Michael Gambon is the Churchill of all Churchills in 'Masterpiece's' powerful 'Secret'

Albert Finney, Richard Burton, Bob Hoskins, Timothy Spall, Peter Sellers, Ian McNeice  — these are just a few of the actors who have played Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill on film and television. Two upcoming feature films will add Gary Oldman and Brian Cox to that formidable list, but it...

Hacienda San Angel

This warren of bedrooms, balconies, dipping pools, courtyards and roof terraces is more akin to a Baz Luhrmann film set than a hotel. It was once owned by Richard Burton and many of his antiques still remain in the house.

Welcome to Elizabeth Taylor’s Luxurious Mexican Hideaway

10 months agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

Casa Kimberly, Mexico A new hotel debuts in the villa that Richard Burton bought for her in Puerto Vallarta… Jimmy Im

14 Poetic Facts About ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’

10 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

It’s been 50 years since one of America’s most famous married couples, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, played one of cinema’s most unhappy married couples.

Why is Shakespeare Still So Popular? For the Same Reason Tolstoy Hated Him

Richard Burton as Henry V. (Photo: Maurice Ambler/Getty Images) Among the First Folios and rare quartos and historic theatre costumes at the British Library’s recently opened exhibition, Shakespeare in Ten Acts, there’s a book. About the size of a modern paperback, it’s neither particularly old—it’s from 1907—nor is it particularly rare. Show More Summary

Skeptical Sir Richard

Yesterday I finished reading the first volume of Sir Richard Burton’s 1855 Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah (in the public domain). Here Burton recounts his travels in the summer of 1853, when he disguised himself as a wandering Persian physician and performed the Muslim pilgrimage. At the time, if a non-Muslim…

This Palm Springs Home Hasn't Been Redecorated Since 1969 and It Looks Like Actual Heaven 

Please feast your eyes upon a Palm Springs home last redecorated the year Richard Burton bought Liz Taylor a 69-carat diamond ring. It is truly wonderful. Read more...

These 12 Actors Hold the Record for Most Oscar Noms

Oscar nominations spawned new records for some of Hollywood’s most decorated actors. Cate Blanchett and Kate Winslet both received their seventh nominations, joining an exclusive club that includes Ingrid Bergman, Richard Burton, Judi...Show More Summary

Puerto Vallarta: Still time to book Liz Taylor's former love nest for Valentine's Day (or anytime)

Casa Kimberly in Puerto Vallarta comes with an old-school Hollywood pedigree. Richard Burton bought the home for then love interest Elizabeth Taylor while he was filming "Night of the Iguana" in 1964 in the Mexican coastal town. At the time, Puerto Vallarta was a little fishing village, not a mega-resort...

11 Famous Couples That Make Us Want To Fall In Love

These old school couples made love look chic, cool and achingly glamorous. 1. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Theirs is one of the most famous love affairs of all time. After meeting on the set of Cleopatra in 1962, and divorcing their current spouses, the pair went on to marry and divorce twice. Show More Summary

Twin Strangers

Althouse has an intriguing photo. A man gets on a plane and seated next to him is a stranger who looks just like, well, him. With the passing of Richard Burton I no longer have that problem.

I Can Give You Anything But Love by Gary Indiana

One reason I Can Give You Anything But Love is marvelous is that Gary Indiana plays the role of the Bitchy Queen with aplomb. It's the sort of thing he enjoys in the diaries of Richard Burton, who, he says, "cuts brilliantly throughShow More Summary

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

I don't think I've linked to this first one, and I'm not sure why: Matthias Wivel on Drawn And Quarterly: Twenty-Five Years. Richard Burton on Valerian And Laureline Volume Ten: Brooklyn Line -- Terminal Cosmos. I always love looking at Richard Sala's work at this time of year. this is a good question. Show More Summary

The Tragic Side of the Hell Raisers

Richard Burton eloquently discusses the problems with addiction.

Bespoke Tailoring: Brioni Su Misura Suits

Menswear doesn’t get more personal than the bespoke suit. And for a long line of dapper dressers stretching from Richard Burton to President Barack Obama, the go-to name in the intimate world of bespoke is Brioni. Read the rest of the story at: Bespoke Tailoring: Brioni Su Misura Suits

Police Chief Who Tortured Adopted Children Gets Weekends-Only Prison Term

Former police chief Richard Burton of Habersham County, Georgia and his wife Cheryle Burton faced 28 counts of child cruelty, including molestation, and yet they will only be serving 25 weekends in prison for their heinous crimes - admittedly because he was a cop.

Weekend Reading: Antonia Quirke on Richard Burton's Raincoat

Antonia Quirke (2013): [Portrait of a Moment]( "The coat worn by Richard Burton in ‘The Spy Who Came in from the Cold’ represents the mood of an era... Show More Summary

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