The Queen on screen: Actors discuss playing the most private of public persons
From Helen Mirren's Oscar-winning performance in "The Queen," to the long-running television series "The Crown," Elizabeth II has provided a grand but mysterious canvas for actresses portraying the British monarch.cbsnews.com
Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward: "The Last Movie Stars"
Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward were that rarity: a happily-married Hollywood couple. But the story of their life together was partly myth, as explored in the new HBO Max docuseries, "The Last Movie Stars." Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz talks with actor Ethan Hawke, the series' director, and with Paul and Joanne's daughter, Clea Newman, about how the couple's seemingly perfect life had its share of turbulence off-screen, and what made the couple's stardom and marriage unique.news.yahoo.com
Toto, to "Africa" and beyond
Since 1982 the song "Africa" has become a worldwide sensation – one of a string of hits that Toto has had over the last 40-plus years. The band's founding members Steve Lukather and David Paich, along with longtime singer Joseph Williams – serious musicians who don't take themselves too seriously – talk with Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz about a song that was almost dropped, and how Toto has continued to hold the line and supply the love.news.yahoo.com
TCM Film Festival returns to Hollywood with Spielberg, more
Classic film lovers know the importance of a grand entrance and the folks at Turner Classic Movies are pulling out all the stops for the return of the TCM Classic Film Festival this week in Hollywood. After two years of virtual editions because of the pandemic, the festival kicks off Thursday with the help of Steven Spielberg, who will be on hand to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.”news.yahoo.com
"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 3/21
"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 3/21 Hosted by Jane Pauley. In our cover story, David Pogue looks at the hit online instruction series MasterClass. Plus: Singer Demi Lovato talks with Tracy Smith about her life since surviving a 2018 heroin overdose; Martha Teichner visits with abstract artist Frank Stella; Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal reminisce about the making of the classic "Love Story" with Ben Mankiewicz; Seth Doane reviews an exhibition of Roman and Greek antiquities which have been out of public view for about 70 years; Rita Braver tells the story of a man, adopted at birth, who reconnects with his birth mother; Conor Knighton explores extinct species that may not be extinct; and Luke Burbank reports on the rise in sports betting, and tests his luck at a Las Vegas sportsbook.cbsnews.com
Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal on filming "Love Story"
It's the 1970 tear-jerker that, to this day, tugs at the heart of the audience, and its stars, Ryan O'Neal and Ali McGraw. But one person really believed in "Love Story": Ali MacGraw. Mankiewicz asked, "Ryan, you beat out some hefty names, some serious heavyweights in the early '70s?" Ten months after the book came the movie, and for O'Neal and MacGraw, unfathomable fameMankiewicz asked, "Ryan, again, you'd been a television star. Ali MacGraw, in Santa Fe, and Ryan O'Neal in Malibu.cbsnews.com
Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal on making "Love Story"
Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal on making "Love Story" Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz interviews the stars of the classic tearjerker, "Love Story," to talk about the making of an unlikely box office blockbuster, and asks: What does "Love means never having to say you're sorry" really mean?cbsnews.com