We must remember this – lessons learned from Casablanca

By reputation, Casablanca is the greatest American romance ever put to celluloid. There may be films more avant-garde or technically accomplished, but no film is so compulsively rewatched or intensely adored. US Senator Elizabeth Warren returns to Casablanca with her husband every New Year’s Eve, and Donald Trump even made a (losing) bid to acquire […]

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Who Is Dorothy Stratten? Nicola Peltz On Portraying The Playmate In ‘Welcome To Chippendales’ (Exclusive)

By Stacy Lambe, ETOnline.com. Published: 8 hours ago On the wildly fascinating limited true-crime series, “Welcome to Chippendales”, Nicola Peltz portrays the ill-fated Playboy model and actress Dorothy Stratten. She, along with her husband at the time, promoter Paul Snider (Dan Stevens), were two of several unexpected real-life figures who were key in making Somen “Steve” Banerjee’s (Kumail Nanjiani) dreams of running a successful […]

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Kate Middleton Wears Queen Elizabeth II’s Pearls to Festival of Remembrance

This weekend was the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance, a ceremony dedicated to the day the Allies and Germany signed the armistice that ended World War 1 in 1918 for Europe. As part of the somber observances, Prince William was tasked with laying a wreath during the service that honors the fallen, placing it […]

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Princess Diana and The Queen’s Relationship Was Closer Than The Crown Depicts

Ever since Princess Diana made her on-screen debut at the start of last season, The Crown has fleshed out her relationship with Queen Elizabeth II in some intriguing ways. In season 4, after returning from the emotional rollercoaster that was her Australian tour with Charles, Diana is at her wits’ end and requests an audience […]

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Prince Philip and Penny Knatchbull’s Friendship Is More Than What’s in The Crown

The Crown‘s fifth season isn’t solely focused on Charles and Diana drama. It also features Queen Elizabeth II (Imelda Staunton) grappling with the monarchy’s declining relevance in the 1990s and Princess Margaret (Lesley Manville) revisiting a long-lost love. As for Prince Philip (Jonathan Pryce), he develops a close friendship with family friend Penny Knatchbull while […]

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With ‘Queen Victoria Syndrome,’ The Crown Feels More Relevant Than Ever

In the first episode of The Crown‘s fifth season, Queen Elizabeth II, played now by Imelda Staunton, finds herself in an unconventional dilemma. Aside from her son and heir’s unraveling marriage, her beloved so-called second home, the royal yacht Britannia, is falling apart. And it will cost millions to repair. “She’s a creature of another […]

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