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REVISITING CRIMES OF THE HEART (1986)

By Alan Hurst You’ve gotta love streaming. You don’t realize what you have access to until you start venturing down one of the many rabbit holes supposedly organized by genre. That happened on the weekend when I found Crimes of the Heart (1986), Bruce Beresford’s film adaptation of Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize winning play from…

ROCK HUDSON’S COMPLICATED LEGACY

By Alan Hurst Rock Hudson is one of those rare movie stars whose death and the revelations that came afterward diminished their legacy as a star and performer. It happened to Joan Crawford with the accusations of child abuse in her daughter Christina’s best selling “Mommie Dearest”. And it happened to Rock Hudson in 1985…