As windy Tuesday evenings go in Norwich, watching Ralph Fiennes’ film on Soviet ballet dancers felt like an enjoyable way to spend one. The venue, Cinema City, justified the conditions on its own. Dating back to the 14th century,...
Rudolph Nureyev, widely regarded as the greatest male dancer of his generation, possessed the quality that makes any technically proficient artist into something special; rebelliousness. He learned the rules of dance, then pushed further. Ralph Fiennes’ third directorial offering...
When Jake Gyllenhaal describes his acting process, it is as such ‘I have an intention… I have an action, and then everything is up in the air after that, and anything can go down.’ That is what makes him...
Jane Fonda might have reinvented herself more times than any other Hollywood star. From sex goddess to activist to Oscar winner to fitness video instructor to Netflix regular, she has shed so many identities that perhaps her defining characteristic...
When asked to consider the standout acting performances of the silver screen, it is easy to think of the greats: Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet, Helen Mirren’s Elizabeth II, Meryl Streep’s Margaret Thatcher. For me, however, there is only one performance...
The first time I came across Mahershala Ali was in the Marvel Netflix series, Luke Cage (2016-2018) a couple of years ago, playing the Godfather-esqe chief of crime Cornell ‘Cottonmouth’ Stokes. Even then, I remember being immediately captivated by...