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My blog has quite a lot of posts about Samuel West (Julius Caesar, On Chesil Beach and Darkest Hour) and Charles Edwards (My Fair Lady Australian tour and Henry IX).

Sunday, 24 August 2008

Entertainment & media links

  • Article about the Ballerina Ballroom Cinema of Dreams, which took place Aug. 15-23. The festival was launched by Tilda Swinton and Mark Cousins [link]
  • Anne Thompson from Variety has written an article about the difficulties of getting distribution for independent films [link]
  • "Stage actors love theater. Film actors see movies. Musicians dig concerts by their fellow musicians. But TV performers just don't seem to catch much TV..." [link]
  • Adrian Dunbar (Whistleblowers) and Kimberley Nixon (Cranford) will star in a stage adaptation of Tracey Chevalier's novel Girl with a Pearl Earring [link]
  • Hugh Laurie interview from Emmy magazine [link]
  • Guests who are expected to attend this year's Toronto Film Festival [link]
  • Recent projects that have received funding from Screen Australia [link]
  • Profiles about Robert Downey Jr and Lauren Bacall 1|2
  • Episode 1 of Simon Pegg's video blog for the Guardian [link]
  • A hilarious quote from Ricky Gervais's blog about newspaper bullshittery (source: rickygervais.com via gervsmerchpilk):
    "...If you have trouble filling the newspaper, use a bigger font. Print a poem. Leave a space..."
  • Interviews with Romola Garai and Fran├žois Ozon 1|2|3
  • Article about tabloid reporting [link]
  • Rosamund Pike and Dame Judi Dench will star in Madame de Sade at Wyndham's theatre in March next year [link]
  • Article about test screenings from the Guardian [link]
Related links:
Adrian Dunbar 1|2|3
Kimberley Nixon 1|2|3

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