Articles tagged jane fonda

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin Head Up Netflix’s New Dramedy, ‘Grace and Frankie’

Netflix's newest series examines what happens when two women in their 70s find out that their husbands are in love with each other.

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Just Another Pretty Woman: The Who’s Who of Hookers in Film

How did playing a prostitute or stripper become de rigeur for Hollywood actresses?

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Saint Fonda in the Backyard: The Iconic Jane Works It Out

Golden Age Hollywood scion, feminist activist, and general all-around bad-ass Jane Fonda is back, and this time out, she is hitting the campaign trail on behalf of the health of boomers and senior citizens. Fonda keeps Mazur on task and on his toes during this exclusive interview, preferring to focus on fitness rather than feminism or cinema.

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Scissor Sisters News Broadcast (ft. Jane Fonda, Kylie Minogue & Juliette Lewis)

The Scissor Sisters’ third album Night Work might be garnering some mixed reviews (which is to say that it did from me, here at PopMatters,

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24 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Hal Ashby: Hollywood Rebel

Films and books strive toward a common goal: telling a story. And very few modern filmmakers are as good at spinning a yarn as the late Hal Ashby was.

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Plain (talking) Jane Fonda, now appearing on Broadway, isn’t shy

Jane Fonda walks into a 55th Street tea house carrying Tulea, her small, white canine companion. Where Fonda goes, Tulea follows. The bichon-like dog (officially

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11 May 2007 // 3:00 AM

Georgia Rule (2007)

Careless and predictable, Georgia Rule offers up the abuse victim's "sexy" acting out as alternately beguiling and blameworthy.

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10 May 2007 // 3:59 AM

Jane Fonda returns to the big screen in ‘Georgia Rule’

Jane Fonda, who continues to apologize for her “thoughtless, but not treasonous” actions during the Vietnam War, said she feels sorry for the people who

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1 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Brando

Brando is most original and inspiring when it looks at Brando's other work. As Bobby Seale remembers, "If I said, 'Constitutional democratic civil human rights,' I mean, it lit him up."

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Monkey Business (Part 1: May)

Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.

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18 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Sir! No Sir! (2006)

Sir! No Sir! uses the personal stories of non-cooperators to argue that it was identification with "the enemy", a recognition of the humanity in individual Vietnamese people, that prompted combat and support personnel to refuse orders and quit the military.

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2 May 2006 // 3:00 AM

Sir! No Sir! (2006)

War, the documentary establishes right off, is mythic and ruinous.

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3 Apr 2006 // 4:00 PM

9 to 5: Sexist, Egotistical, Lying, Hypocritical Bigot Edition (1980)

Producer and star Jane Fonda nails it: 9 to 5 endures because of its 'historical synchronicity.'"

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13 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Monster-In-Law (2005)

Though the pathologies Fonda and Lopez embody tend to be framed as individual, they are symptomatic and well rewarded.

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23 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

Walk on the Wild Side (1962)

Edward Dmytryk makes fine use of the French Quarter's Byzantine ironwork, its shadowy foyers, and the Escher-like twists of its courtyards and balconies.

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'Sugar Hill' Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

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"Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.

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