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Sam Rockwell: Mr. Vice Guy
Sam Rockwell is the anti-hero we didn’t know we needed, writes Tom Chamberlin. But don’t hate him for it — he’s just redefining the Hollywood bad guy before our very eyes.
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King of Hearts
Kevin Hart has conquered stand-up and comic acting in a vertiginous rise, writes Tom Chamberlin, and now he’s ready to take on the kind of serious, dramatic roles that will distinguish him as one of Hollywood’s leading men.
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‘I am now, to the world, pretty much Ray Donovan,’ says Liev Schreiber, whose face has become synonymous with television’s favourite Hollywood fixer-cum-family man. In fact, there’s more he’d like you to know…
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A Singular Woman: Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore has earned her eminent position in Hollywood, and from there can look down on the cultural landscape – the Time’s Up and Me Too movements, and the changing dynamics between men and women. She speaks to Tom Chamberlin.
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Easy Company: Damian Lewis
In an exclusive interview with The Rake, Damian Lewis tells Tom Chamberlin why we all, in spite of ourselves, love an anti-hero.
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National Treasure: Nicolas Cage
In an exclusive interview with The Rake, the Oscar winner talks to Nick Scott about tripping with felines, Las Vegas’s tragic night, and how he has been in on the joke this entire time.
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Ray Liotta: 'Why Does Everyone Remember the Psychos?'
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.
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Samuel L. Jackson: The Path of The Righteous Man
He might be the coolest man on Earth, but you would never accuse Samuel L. Jackson of indifference. Now in his late sixties, Hollywood’s highest-grossing movie star is as strident as he is successful.
Pleasure July 2017
The Yeatman Hotel: Porto's Best Cellar
For lovers of exceptional port, there is no finer destination than The Yeatman Hotel, whose vast cellars and beautiful surroundings are an ode to the Douro Valley’s greatest export.
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The Buddha of Mount Street: Doug Hayward
Doug Hayward was the ‘showbiz tailor’, a man who rose from modest surroundings to clothe and befriend stars of the sixties such as Michael Caine, Terence Stamp and Roger Moore.