Julianne Moore has carved out a nice playing sad, troubled women. Now she’s won an Oscar for being super sad, is it time for her to mix it up?
Having just watched The Burning Plain it’s become clear that we need to discuss the career of Charlize Theron. She doesn’t get anywhere near enough love (or interesting roles) and that needs to change. This isn’t an intervention or a rant. Simply put, this is a frank acknowledgement of talent. As all the great actresses… Continue reading On my mind… Charlize Theron
Is Scarlett Johansson in danger of becoming the female Johnny Depp? I mean this in a good way. In terms of picking her roles she’s moving away from blockbusters; or at least moving towards slightly more leftfield choices that seem to push her boundaries. Perhaps actively seeking to distance her glamorous image as one of… Continue reading The evolution of Scarlett Johansson
Curves to die for, seduction incarnate. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the world of Salma Hayek Jimenez. Born in 1966 in Mexico (she’s 47 if you can believe it), she rose to fame in the title role of a telenovela called Teresa in 1989. Seeking greater fame she moved to LA in 1991, where she… Continue reading The seductive world of Salma Hayek
Born on 19 May 1982, Rebecca Maria Hall is a few months older than me. That fact isn’t significant in itself, it’s just one of the little ways I like to think that I identify with her. She’s the daughter of theatre director and founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Peter Hall, and opera singer,… Continue reading On my mind… Rebecca Hall