With the beginning of Hollywood around 1910, the star system was born, with an archetypal bad girl - the vampish Theda Bara - and the good girl - the blazingly sincere Lillian Gish. From the 1920s, the female stars most remembered today are the vivacious 'It' Girl Clara Bow and the seductive siren Louise Brooks; but none made the impact of German born, Marlene Dietrich, an icon of mystery or the 'Great Garbo' with perfect features and gloomy introspection. From the power of Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, to the beauty and seductiveness of Rita Hayworth and Ava Gardner, Hollywood studios produced their own brand of beautiful, sassy and confident women. But it wasn't to last...
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The Great Gatsby
The movie that we can thank for so many incredible Leonardo DiCaprio gifs. Based on the classic F Scott Fitzgerald novel, it...RTE One |
Grand Designs: House of the Year
Channel 4: 9.00pm
Final episode in this series which has been attempting to find the greatest designed house of the year. There have been some...
Live Champions League
More Champions League action tonight as Manchester United take on PSV Eindhoven in this matchday five clash from Group B....RTE 2 |
Channel 4: 8.00pm
The Irish Super Vet returns for another series tonight. Noel Fitzpatrick, nicknamed the 'Bionic Vet', has set up a...
Channel 4: 10.00pm
The brand new series of this comedy classic continues, with Jeremy's love life taking a surprising turn while Mark also has...
I Love You Phillip Morris
Directed by Crazy Stupid Love's Glenn Ficarra and John Riqua, I Love You Philip Morris is an oft-overlooked comedy with a...FilmFour |