In the 1950s and 1960s, the quickest way for a decorated musclehead like Steve Reeves or Mickey Hargitay to become a leading man was to play the mighty Greek demigod in a B-level Italian production
He was the first famous surfer and first name-brand extreme athlete. But his true legacy is how he showed the rest of us to stop being so scared of the unknown.
The beloved, virtuous lawyer was once a drunken, tormented cynic? That’s the case made by this new HBO series, which creates a cool noir-ish mood but reinvents its main character in ways that are intriguing but also predictable.
Hits like ‘Tutti Frutti’ only tell part of the story with this groundbreaking artist, whose outrageous sense of style and untamed carnal desire are as explosive as they were 65 years ago