Monthly Archives: June 2014

All In The Playing

All In The Playing My first memory of Shirley MacLaine is watching a bit of her made for TV movie Out On A Limb. My mother had read some of her books, but I was too young to read them … Continue reading

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Man of Iron

Man of Iron Jeremy Irons intrigues me. He stars with many of my favorite stars in happens to be in many movies I like. I first saw him in the 1990 film Reversal of Fortune with Glenn Close. After that, … Continue reading

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Bleeding Hearts

Bleeding Hearts Lena Olin is a Swedish actress who might be best known for playing Sydney Bristow’s scheming mother. Before she was a super-spy, she stared in The Unbearable Lightness of Being with Juliette Binoche back in 1988. She was … Continue reading

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A History of Fantasy

A History of Fantasy Viggo Mortensen captured my imagination in The Lord of the Rings, as he did many others. I’d seen him in G.I Jane and A Perfect Murder before, but not given him a lot of thought. But … Continue reading

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Unbearable Happiness

Unbearable Happiness Juliette Binoche is a French actress who first came to my attention in The English Patient. After seeing her that in 1996, I went back and watched her earlier films. I was excited to see that she and … Continue reading

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An English Affair

An English Affair Ralph Finnes I first noticed this strange bloke in the 1995 Strange Days. Although Ralph Finnes had been acting for five years prior to that movie, I had not seen him before. It wasn’t until after I … Continue reading

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Rufus Sewell

Rufus Sewell I first saw Rufus Sewell in the Science Fiction film Dark City. He was dark, mysterious, brooding and yet sympathetic. I not seen him in anything before and his Byronic good looks piqued my interest. The English actor … Continue reading

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