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Review: Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2017)

Premiering on HBO tomorrow. I won’t lie: this one HURTS to watch. Half the time, though, I was laughing through my tears. My review of Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds is now up at Rogerebert.com.

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Year in Review: Shooting My Mouth Off in 2016

I look at this and I wonder why I always feel like I haven’t done jack-squat. Or, at the very least, I could do more. Well, I always can do more. Regardless, here are links to some of the things … Continue reading

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11:20 a.m. EST: BBC World Service “World Have Your Say”: Remembering Carrie Fisher

I’ll be appearing on the BBC’s “World Have Your Say” program this morning – 11:20 a.m. EST – to discuss Carrie Fisher.

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R.I.P. Carrie Fisher

This blows. I am honored to pay tribute to her over at Rogerebert.com.

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“I did Google myself recently. Without a lubricant.”

It’s Carrie Fisher’s birthday. I saw her one-woman show Wishful Drinking on Broadway last year, and it was fantastic. Based on the book of the same name. I’ve always been a fan. I could listen to her talk for days … Continue reading

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Carrie Fisher: “Wishful Drinking”

Last night I went to see Carrie Fisher’s one-woman show Wishful Drinking at Studio 54. (Side note: Ingrid Bergman’s daughter was there. Pia Lindstrom. Spitting image. And I heard her laughing at one point, and thought: Holy crap, that’s Ingrid’s … Continue reading

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Empire of Dreams

I’m watching a wonderful documentary on the making of the Star Wars series right now called Empire of Dreams. There’s so much stuff to say … but I just want to report two very funny things that Carrie Fisher said. … Continue reading

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Star Wars: “There’s no jiggling in the Empire”

From Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock ‘N’ Roll Generation Saved Hollywood by Peter Biskind Despite the fact that Star Wars was about as far as you can get from a realistic drama, Lucas, like his peers, did not … Continue reading

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