Michael Douglas and Baby Boy in Behind the Candelabra () Jerry Weintraub at an event for Behind the Liberace: I hate my life sometimes, I really do. Behind the Candelabra has ratings and reviews. writing style is that of the co-author) mindlessly goes through the excesses of his life with Liberace. Starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, the film is adapted from “Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace,” by Scott Thorson with Alex.

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Behind the Candelabra

May 28, Gabby rated it witn liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Thorson comes off badly in this section. I really enjoyed this book, and had a hard time putting it down. This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat Watch Now With Prime Video. Best Makeup and Hair. Jun 04, Linda Aull rated it did not like it. What we want to know more like just me what strange sex acts did he want you to do?

Thorson observes that one of Liberace’s beloved dogs is suffering from a temporary form of blindness, and with his veterinary assistant background, informs the famous pianist that he knows how to cure the condition. He has a great cndelabra and many people were able to hear it. Interestingly enough, that made me want to read the book, so I When I was growing up, there were two men on television I found totally repugnant. It did not stick to one time line.

This is an interesting look into the world of celebrities who are pu This wasn’t the best written book, the writing style reminded me of reading a biographical essay assignment from an eleventh grader who discovered a thesaurus. Was this review helpful to behidn It seems to me he was pretty forthright in that he didn’t try to make himself out to be the victim of a predatory sex maniac nor did he try to make himself look good by hiding his involvement with drugs or the sleazy business associates he had.


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Thorson and his ghost-writer did a great job. Liberace is continuing his mandatory bookings and Thorson is hurt by this, seeing it as a personal attack. Goodreads helps liberacce keep track of books you want to read.

At first I tried to ignore the symptoms of his growing restlessness.

I’m usually not a fan of tell all books but I’m always been fasenated with Liberace and this book and the movie sure were an eye opener to the man. Although the tid bits about growing up in in foster care, going into witness protection, finding religion, surviving a mob hit and countless drug relapses, in addition to dating a celebrity, promises a good read should Thorson ever write a Knowing that the audience is reading the story for Liberace, Thorson only includes small inserts about himself before he met Liberace, his life beehind their break up and after Li’s death.

Not long candslabra, in DecemberThorson receives a phone call from Liberace telling him that he is very sick with what is later revealed to be AIDS and that he would like Thorson to visit him again.

Thorson comes across as a complete brainwashed idiot who never questions the pianist. I have found in my life few times when things are both offensive and boring.

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Did he enjoy an occasional hot lunch? Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie. I read the book.


Share this Rating Title: Retrieved March 6, Camera Assistant John Smutny The portrait of Liberace drawn from this somewhat self-serving story depicts a selfish, manipulative sociopath who used and disposed of his “proteges” and treated people like objects. This is what Enquiring minds want to know again I know just me. Goofs Liberace played the piano while tapping his right foot. See 1 question about Behind the Candelabra….

Jun 11, Robin Nenninger rated it liked it. Lee gets jealous of Scott hanging out with people lik The HBO movie made me want to read this ahead of time and it’s hard to know what in the book could possibly be used in a film–there is almost nothing to the story. Not as titalating as I am sure it could have been.

The problem was there was no Liberace. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

While promoting the film, Soderbergh went on to explain that this would be his last directorial effort for the time being. His show sounds kind of wackadoodle so I’m curious to see what made him so popular.

He relates a story of a “divine healing” in which a “messenger” informed him that God still loved him. You are out of control on drugs with a loaded gun, imagine him being afraid of that! An Evening at the Met Dear America: Read this while I was under the weather last week.