Tender Scoundrel: Jean-Paul Belmondo
Boxer turned acting heavyweight Jean-Paul Belmondo was no stranger to holding his own in the cinematic ring.
The Heart Grows Fonda
She is a libertine, a political and social activist, and has an I.Q. of 183. And at the age of 79, Jane Fonda remains her gauntlet-hurling, shit-stirring, couldn’t give a damn self.
The Grandmaster: Tony Leung
Ed Cripps unfurls why cinematic muse and quietly brilliant actor Tony Leung is the 21st century’s answer to a director’s prayer.
Watching The Detectives: Film Noir’s Enduring Influence on Style
Josh Sims tips his hat to a cinematic era in which style told half the story.
The Importance of Being Rupert
An unpredictable magnet for scandal and far too intelligent for his own good, Rupert Everett’s career has always crackled with the energy of a storm about to break.
The Beautiful Scarecrow: Cillian Murphy
With features that could cut glass – and frequently a wardrobe to match – Cillian Murphy has become one of cinema’s most absorbing presences.
Noble In Mind: Richard E. Grant
Dextrous of intellect, sharp of tongue and elegant of dress, the multifaceted actor Richard E. Grant is a master of his craft; a thinking person’s thespian whose wisdom and erudition shine through in everything he does.
The Comeback: Matthew McConaughey
Ed Cripps explores the career of the Texan heartthrob Matthew McConaughey, and while it’s fluctuated between mediocracy and Oscar-stardom, he’s a...