Writer/costar Steve Coogan tells Bill Newcott why he wanted to make Philomena—and also why Judi Dench clobbered him with her handbag
Archive for November 2013
More than 90 years after scandal destroyed his Hollywood career, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle still serves as a cautionary figure for modern-day celebrities.
The Oscar-winning director tells Bill Newcott why questions raised by his 1991 film still stand up…and recalls getting the city of Dallas to shut down Dealy Plaza for days.
"I come from seven suicides; maybe more," says the Oscar-nominated actress—and in the new documentary Running From Crazy she talks candidly about her lifelong efforts to overcome a long history of Hemingway family mental illness. Hemingway's family was so closed off from each other that no one ever even told her in which room of their Idaho retreat Ernest Hemingway killed himself; but she tells Bill Newcott that somehow, even as a young child, she knew.