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Hollywood East by Mallory

"Oscar Is an Old Man, Too, and Respected for It. Why Aren't Hollywood's Stars?"

February 27, 2011

Tags: Ageism, Annette Benning, Barbra Streisand, Bob Hope. Melissa Leo, Caterine Zeta Jones. Jane Fonda, Joy Behar, Julianna Moore Goldie Hawn, Liz Taylor, Oscars, Oscars 2011, The Fighter, Warren Beatty, Entertainment News

I miss Bob Hope. Oscar meets ageism. Why doesn't Hwood do a film about ageism?
It's been done, has it? Well, do a sequel. It's a new story this Oscar race.

Melissa Leo felt she had to pay for stunning photos of herself at fifty to be used as press shots because the glossy (more…)

Don't Take a Pass from the Farrelly Brothers Hall Pass

February 23, 2011

Tags: Christina Applegate, Hall Pass, Jason Sudeiki, Jenna Fischer, Kevin Barnett, Nicky Shelan, Owen Wilson, Pete Jones, Richard Jenkins, The Farrelly Brothers, Entertainment News

Hall Pass is great fun for both men and women. The Farrelly brothers -- who directed this laugh fest -- rock. Public opinion is raped. Run for the hills from this film if you can't laugh at your humanness. Even scatological jokes work.

The plot is about couples who are bored with each other (more…)

"The Adjustment Bureau Needs an Adjustment."

February 23, 2011

Tags: Anthony Mackie, Emily Blunt, George Nolfi, Manchurian Candidate, Matt Damon, Movie Reviews, Philip k. Dick, Terrance Stamp, The Adjustment Bureau, The Adjustment Team, Entertainment News

As much as I respect Emily Blunt and Matt Damon as actors, I find The Adjustment Bureau an unpleasant experience. We are asked to believe that there could be an organization such as The Adjustment Bureau that monitors each individual's fate so that we stay on path. What path? To where? A metaphor for (more…)

Selected Works

Memoirs
In LOVING MAILER, Mallory details her passionate affair with the renowned author and Pulitzer Prize winner.
Fiction
FLASH is fast, smart and irresistible to read.
--GLORIA STEINEM
Memoir in progress
PICASSO'S GHOST....Meeting Claude Picasso, Pablo's son, and falling in love