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Friday, June 9, 2017

The Groovy List thinks Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor should make another movie together



The Groovy List is a weekly Top 10 of recommended videos featuring pop culture:

1) Groovy Gal: Glenne Headly
The actress, who died Thursday at age 62, received two Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for the 1989 CBS miniseries, Lonesome Dove, and for the 1996 Showtime film, Bastard out of Carolina. Other television credits include And the Band Played On (1993), nine episodes of NBC's ER (1996-97) as Dr. Abby Keaton, the 1998-99 NBC sitcom, Encore! Encore! (as Nathan Lane's sister), the 2001 live CBS presentation of On Golden Pond (as Julie Andrews' daughter), and the 2017 Hulu comedy series, Future Man. Her feature film credits include Four Friends (1981), Doctor Detroit (1983), Making Mr. Right (1987), Nadine (1987), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988), Dick Tracy (1990) as Tess Trueheart, Mortal Thoughts (1991), Getting Even with Dad (1994), Mr. Holland's Opus (1995), Sgt. Bilko (1996), 2 Days in the Valley (1996), Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004), Eulogy (2004), Don Jon (2013) and The Circle (2017). Headly was an ensemble member of Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company from 1979 to 2005, and she was married to fellow ensemble member John Malkovich from 1982 to 1988. Below you can watch her in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (with Michael Caine and Steve Martin) and on Good Morning America in 1991 to promote Mortal Thoughts.




2) Groovy Guy: Roger Smith
The actor, who died June 4 at age 84, starred in two television series - the ABC series, 77 Sunset Strip (1958-63), and the NBC sitcom, Mister Roberts (1965-66). His feature film credits include Man of a Thousand Faces (1957), Operation Mad Ball (1957), No Time to Be Young (1957), Crash Landing (1958), Auntie Mame (1958) as the adult Patrick Dennis, Never Steal Anything Small (1959) and Rogue's Gallery (1968). Smith later managed the career of his second wife, actress Ann-Margret, whom he was married to for 50 years. Below you can watch him and Connie Stevens in a 1960 episode of 77 Sunset Strip.



3) Groovy Music: MNDR and Scissor Sisters' "SWERLK"
Proceeds from this new charity single will go to Contigo Fund, which offers financial support to organizations working to heal, educate and empower communities affected by the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. This collaboration is the first time the Scissor Sisters have reunited since they went on indefinite hiatus in 2012. You can receive a download of the song by making a donation at swerlk.com.



4) Groovy Reunion: Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor
Kidman (HBO's Big Little Lies) and McGregor (FX's Fargo) share Moulin Rouge! memories in a one-on-one conversation on Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.



5) Groovy Guy: Kevin Kline
The Academy Award-winning actor, who received a Tony Award nomination for his performance in the current Broadway revival of Present Laughter, is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers.



6) Groovy Guy: Scott Speedman
The actor, who is currently starring in the second season of TNT's Animal Kingdom, is a guest on Ellen.



7) Groovy Cast: Rachel Bloom, Donna Lynne Champlin, Pete Gardner, Scott Michael Foster, Gabrielle Ruiz, Vincent Rodriguez III and Aline Brosh McKenna of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
They are interviewed in a SAG-AFTRA Foundation Q&A.



8) Groovy Broadway Duo: Christian Borle and Jenn Colella
The best friends - who are currently starring in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Borle) and Come From Away (Colella) - catch up on The Broadway Channel's The Catch-Up.



9) Groovy Comedy Sketch: "Crosswalk the Musical: Mary Poppins"
On The Late Late Show, James Corden finds his acting roots with a performance of Mary Poppins in the middle of a London crosswalk with help from Sir Ben Kingsley.



10) Groovy Web Series: Ave 43
This deliciously twisted soap opera begins its 10th season with Chapter 83, in which Debbie sees a psychic, Sabine puts on weight, Cliff gets some therapy, Phil and Mervin go dancing, and Viv resorts to blackmail. To catch up on the series, go to ave43.tv. You can also become a fan on Facebook.

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