The new documentary gem, “20 Feet From Stardom,” directed by Morgan Neville, dazzled audiences at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. It just hit theaters this week, in very limited release. However its appeal is universal [...]
Although Shirley Temple movies were made some 30 years before my time, I still feel a strong personal connection to her. In a remarkable career that included singing, dancing and acting, the curly haired tyke [...]
Seventy-five years of rich Hollywood and racing history finally come to a permanent close this weekend, with the 2 day auction of all that was Hollywood Park.
Now that I have completed my “Top 10 Films of 2013,” I have seen another that should be at the top of my list. British director Stephen Frears is not a household name, but he [...]
See Bill Dudley’s top two favorite films of 2013.
Continuing from my previous post counting down the first half of the Top 10 Films of 2013, here is part two featuring numbers 5-3 on the list. 5. “Saving Mr. Banks”: The second film in [...]
See part one of Bill Dudley’s Top 10 films of 2013.
Many consider the Silvertip Fir to be the perfect Christmas Tree. I am one of those people. Wide spaces between the branches leave room for larger decorations. Also known as Noble Firs, it is hard [...]
It is the 23rd and final season of the legendary Palm Springs Follies. The extraordinary holiday show is not to be missed. Singers, dancers and comedians from Hollywood and Broadway’s long and rich history are [...]
When people think of Arizona, they think of intense heat, giant cactus trees, and spring training. However, Northern Arizona can get quite cold this time of the year. I just returned from my annual Christmas [...]