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Style April 2020
In a legendary career that spanned 50 years and nearly 100 movies, David Niven had ample opportunity to become who he was: the Englishman abroad. Still, you got the impression that he couldn’t believe his luck.
Style April 2019
The BRIT-schooled Londoner Joivan Wade on method acting, superheroes and the path to creative freedom.
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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.
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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.
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Oliver Jackson-Cohen is so tall he towers over most other actors (which can be a problem). Soon, we reckon this emerging British talent will be a metaphorical giant of the business, too.
It’s true, his performance in Goodfellas was a seminal moment, but Ray Liotta’s career boasts an eclecticism that has gone unnoticed. Until now, writes Nick Scott.
Style July 2017
Gene Kelly’s two-toned loafer-clad feet are some of the most celebrated in early cinema, but it wasn’t just his shoes that tapped into a new era of style.
Style June 2017
One of the more unintentional style icons of the 1960s and beyond, Serge Gainsbourg was a walking definition of French insouciance and alternative cool.
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Remembering the seminal seventies 007’s charm, style, savoir-faire and passionate humanitarianism of British actor Sir Roger Moore.
An establishment maverick with a genuinely exceptional talent, Michael Douglas is a rare Hollywood son who transcends his family name.
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Boxer turned acting heavyweight Jean-Paul Belmondo was no stranger to holding his own in the cinematic ring.
In Andrew Buchan, The Rake finds an actor who is as charming in person as he is dedicated to his craft.