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‘Burton and Taylor’ Trailer: Helena Bonham Carter Makes a Lovely Liz Taylor

Peggy Truong | July 6, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Here’s your first look at Helena Bonham Carter’s transformation into Elizabeth Taylor in the new BBC TV movie Burton and Taylor.

The Wire’s Dominic West (all hail McNulty) stars as Taylor’s fifth husband Richard Burton, at a time when the couple decided it was a good idea to revive the play Private Lives. More »

‘Liz & Dick’: What Went Wrong (Hint – It Wasn’t Lindsay Lohan)

Todd Gilchrist | November 26, 2012 - 3:40 pm

It would be easy to blame Lindsay Lohan for the complete and total failure of Liz & Dick, Lifetime’s gossip-shrouded chronicle of the relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

But it wouldn’t be fair, even if her off screen antics didn’t make for at least as many headlines as Taylor and Burton’s… More »

‘Liz & Dick’: The Reviews Are In for Lindsay Lohan’s Elizabeth Taylor Biopic

Peggy Truong | November 16, 2012 - 7:55 pm

In just over a week, Lindsay Lohan will make her return to the small screen, playing Elizabeth Taylor in the highly-anticipated Liz & Dick.

With Grant Bowler playing Richard Burton — the Hollywood icon’s husband number five – in the Lifetime TV movie, the story follows the couple’s hot and heavy romance that spanned… More »