More from Ed Cripps
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes may not be as obvious a British hero as James Bond, but what he lacks in charm and sexual prowess, he more than makes up for with open-mindedness and sharp intellect.
Liam Gallagher: Britain’s Songbird
With the release of his first solo album, The Rake looks back (not in anger) at the career of 2017’s favourite Gallagher brother.
Oliver Reed: The Best Bond We Never Had
Oliver Reed was an eloquent dyslexic, charming sexist and high-souled jester. Today, the most interesting leading men evoke the spirit of some of his savage paradoxes.
Mickey Rourke: The Pope Of Greenwich Village
Mickey Rourke has glimpsed the gates of hell and doesn’t want to return. Fortunately, even in the seventh decade of a tumultuous life, cinema seems to provide an outlet for the actor’s emotion.
Mad Men Style: 10 Years On
A decade after it first aired, the legacy of AMC’s Mad Men lives on, through both the show’s sublime storytelling and the classic, tailored style of its lead protagonists.
Isabella Rossellini: Wild At Heart
Once the highest paid model in the world, Isabella Rossellini is an era-resistant feminist icon that, at age 65, remains an ambassador for maturi...
Michael Douglas: Wonder Boy
An establishment maverick with a genuinely exceptional talent, Michael Douglas is a rare Hollywood son who transcends his family name.
Tender Scoundrel: Jean-Paul Belmondo
Boxer turned acting heavyweight Jean-Paul Belmondo was no stranger to holding his own in the cinematic ring.