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Liz Smith

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  • Ruben Studdard -- sexier, slimmer, ready to give us his 'unconditional love'

    "DAVID FOSTER says, 'From now on, everything you do has to be sexy!'" That's the advice Ruben Studdard's new producer, Mr. Foster, gave the singer. And Ruben is taking Foster's advice. Ruben's latest album, "Unconditional Love," is the most romantic and...
  • 'The Dallas Buyers Club' mirrors real life in the '80s

    "NOTHING IS coincidence, it is all fate." -- Mehmet Murat ildan. IT is rare that a philanthropic event melds, by chance, with the release of a popular Hollywood film, but this is one of those rare times. We know about the critical success of Matthew...
  • Remembering a great -- and underrated -- star, Eleanor Parker

    "LINE UP you tramps!" That was but one of the great lines snarled out by Hope Emerson in the still-sizzling 1950 women's prison picture "Caged." Although it might border on camp, what with the wisecracking rough-and-ready presence of such hard-boiled...
  • Judi Dench -- phenomenal in 'Philomena'

    "Christmas gift suggestions: To your Enemy -- Forgiveness! ... To an Opponent -- Tolerance! ...To a Friend -- Your Heart! ... To a Customer -- Service! ... To All -- Charity! ... To Every Child -- A Good Example! ... To Yourself -- Respect!" wrote Oren...
  • Diane Keaton steps in for the eternally modest (or something!) Woody Allen

    "WHEN ONE is young, one should use a lot of mascara, and when one is old, one should use much, much more!" That was Dame Sybil Thorndike's advice to Marilyn Monroe in the delicious 1957 movie, "The Prince and the Showgirl." (Laurence Olivier was Monroe's...
  • Miley Cyrus 'Proud' to be influencing young girls

    "LORD, how did we get ourselves into this kind of rat race celebration. What would Jesus do? Certainly, not own a charge card. It has dawned on me that Christmas is coming and I cannot ignore it!" This was the late governor of Texas, Ann Richards,...
  • Michael Jackson memorabilia on the block at Knaisz

    "IT IS strange to be so known so universally and yet to be so lonely." -- Albert Einstein. ON DECEMBER 7, the London-based auction house, Knaisz, will offer up 50 pieces of memorabilia that once belonged to Michael Jackson. Among the items are the...
  • Holiday meanderings from Gaga, Bieber, Wahlberg and more

    "AT THAT time in my life I was into wash-and-wear men who required no effort to maintain with no harm done. I wanted men who were easy to clean up after, cheap men, simple men to have sex with, to be served and serviced by, so I could forget what I know...
  • Hollywood pays big to see Bette Midler

    "ANYONE WHO lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination," said Oscar Wilde. BETTE MIDLER'S acclaimed stage portrait of agent Sue Mengers is titled "I'll Eat You Last." But some are saying it should be titled, "I'll Eat You -- Fast!"...
  • Miley Cyrus purrs at American Music Awards

    "I want you to know, my dear, that even though we are sitting down, we are giving you a standing ovation," said Zero Mostel in "The Producers." SPEAKING OF standing Os, every time I switched onto The American Music Awards Sunday night, somebody was...
  • Off-Broadway's 'The Commons of Pensacola'

    "YOU WILL do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm," said Collette. It is difficult to equate the brilliant actress Jennifer Lawrence and her big movie hit "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" with the silly promotion "The Late Show with David...
  • Lamar Waldron won't let go of the Kennedy assassination

    "TO THIS day I have serious doubts that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone," Secretary of State John Kerry told Tom Brokaw of NBC News the other day. Of course, this month marks the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, which has revived interest...