Monday, 19th August 2019

Musings On Acting by Meryl Streep

Posted on 08. Nov, 2015 by in Actors

Musings On Acting by Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep really needs no introduction: She’s widely considered to be one of the best film actors alive. She’s portrayed real women like Julia Child, Margaret Thatcher and Karen Silkwood to legendary effect, and brought to life fictional ones as wide ranging as Sophie Zawistowski and Miranda Priestly. Anyone who’s seen her knows Streep’s ability […]

Tell Me About John: Tribute to John Candy

Posted on 26. Oct, 2014 by in Actors, Rediscover

Tell Me About John: Tribute to John Candy

In the 1980s and early ‘90s, John Candy appeared in some of the most beloved comedies of all time. He played the bumbling-but-lovable Del Griffith in Planes Trains and Automobiles, the gruff but, once again, lovable Irv in Cool Runnings, and the hilarious half-man, half-dog, Barf (his “own best friend”) in Spaceballs. Though Candy passed […]

Reading Up On Clint Eastwood

Posted on 19. Nov, 2011 by in Actors, Rediscover

Reading Up On Clint Eastwood

Since the mid-1970s, Clint Eastwood’s life and career have provided material for innumerable books, documentaries and magazine articles. While writers initially focused upon his role as one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, more recent years have seen a growing number of scholarly studies which have variously evaluated his work as a director, analysed his role as […]

Orson Welles: An Incomplete Education

Posted on 18. Sep, 2011 by in Actors

Orson Welles: An Incomplete Education

Here is a man, a great director and a great man, whose obituary has yet to be written, for once and for all. If the old stories are true about ghosts and lost souls hanging around the living for the sake of some unfinished business, Orson Welles might still be with us, rattling chains and […]

The Essential Julia Roberts

Posted on 15. Aug, 2010 by in Actors, Rediscover

The Essential Julia Roberts

It’s been 20 years since Julia Roberts became America’s Sweetheart in Pretty Woman. Since then, she’s had three children, grossed billions of dollars at the global box-office, won an Academy Award and seen just a handful of lucky actresses rival her own star power. Though Sandra Bullock and Angelina Jolie may command higher salaries these […]


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