Posts tagged "Behind the Candelabra"

Here’s What You Missed on the 2014 Golden Globes

As Hollywood wakes up with a collective wine hangover and the dust settles at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, American Hustle emerges as the 71st annual Golden Globes’ big winner. The film won three of its seven nominations — best comedy film, best performance by an actress in a comedy (Amy Adams) and best supporting actre…

Robert Kessler / January 13, 2014

This Summer in … TV

Summer is not, traditionally, television’s strongest season. Most shows run on a fall to spring schedule, leaving us without our favorite characters on the warmest nights. But this summer there were some interesting trends, especially on cable and Netflix which shy away from the traditional fall-to-spring model.

Robert Kessler / September 2, 2013

Butts, Sparkles And Frozen Faces: The Best Tweets From HBO’s ‘Behind The Candelabra’

Last night, HBO premiered its highly-anticipated biopic, Behind The Candelabra.  It was gayer, grander and glitzier than any of us could have imagined.
Michael Douglas and Matt Damon played their roles perfectly (as did Damon’s butt), and who’d have thought that Rob Lowe would steal the show as Dr. Jack Startz?  Add too much botox…

Kelly Lynch / May 27, 2013

The ‘Behind the Candelabra’ Trailer Is About What You’d Expect

HBO on Monday debuted the official trailer for Behind the Candelabra, the much-anticipated Liberace biopic from Steven Soderbergh.

The nearly two-minute preview shows a lot of things that will have the celebrity news programs giggling tonight: lots of lovey-dovey scenes between stars Michael Douglas and Matt Damon (even though the trailer never actually…

/ April 8, 2013

Matt Damon Found Onscreen Lover Michael Douglas ‘Very Attractive’ as HBO’s Liberace

Liberace was over the top and his flamboyance on and offstage was probably years before its time. But, the producers and the cast of HBO’s Behind the Candelabra, a biopic about the legendary pianist, not only wanted to portray that spectacle but also the man and his six-year romance with the younger Scott Thorson.

Jethro Nededog / January 5, 2013