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April 20: Happy Birthday Jessica Lange and Harold Lloyd


Six-time Oscar nominee Jessica Lange is celebrating her 68th birthday today.  Lange spent several years traveling and working as a model after graduating from college, and made her screen debut in 1976 in Dino De Laurentis’s remake of King Kong, winning a Golden Globe as New Star of the Year.  She then starred in Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz and the crime comedy How to Beat the High Co$t of Living, before having a terrific year in 1982, when she was nominated for Best Actress as Frances Farmer in Frances, and won Best Supporting Actress for Tootsie:

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Movieline Cover Gallery 1990

Jessica Lange: Is This Any Way to Run a Career?

Lange - Men Don't Leave

Over the last few years, Jessica Lange staged a career comeback on TV.  But as far back as 1990, it looked like Lange’s movie career was in trouble.  After a promising start (not counting the King Kong remake), Lange won an Oscar for her supporting role in Tootsie and then watched as her follow-ups died at the box office.  In the January 1990 issue of Movieline magazine, Lange talked about her flagging career, working with her husband and which movie was the worst experience she had ever had.

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American Horror Story: “Nor’easter”

Well THAT was messed up. I mean seriously messed up.

Only three episodes into the new season of American Horror Story on FX and things are already spinning out of control. Or maybe “coming apart at the seams?”

**Warning! Spoilers for “Nor’easter” and other horror films**

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American Horror Story: Asylum – Episode 2

The pilot for the season included serial killers, aliens and Jessica Lange as a nun who wears red lingerie.  The only things missing were an exorcism and Zachary Qunito.  So it’s probably not all that surprising that the second episode included Quinto performing an exorcism.  Although Lange killing a child was still pretty shocking.  It’s another jam=packed episode of American Horror Story.  So let’s dive right in. Read the rest of this entry

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