A lot of actors try their best to avid being type-cast. They go their whole careers being known for one particular type of role and then find it difficult to do anything else. Actors like Michael Cera, Vince Vaughn and Vin … Continue reading Is being type-cast a bad thing?
For the ten years that Friends dominated the sitcom arena, it had it’s fair share of famous faces, particularly from the world of movies. Plenty of movie stars shared the screen with the famous friends, some playing against type and others … Continue reading The best movie star cameos on Friends
Career Peak – The point in an actor, actress or director’s career when they have given their best performance, reaching a point they will probably never match again! The idea is to examine a persons film or television career and … Continue reading When was their Career Peak? – Jennifer Aniston
A great performance does not automatically mean a great movie. Jennifer Aniston is great in Cake. She successfully portrays a woman with chronic back pain who has lost her life before her accident, is slowly self-destructing, both mentally and with the … Continue reading Cake (2014) Review
Son of Rambow is such a good idea, it could be nothing less than purely charming. It is a cast of mainly children, including one that is only now making his name in Hollywood, and takes its cue from a highly … Continue reading Son of Rambow (2007) Review
The best thing about Horrible Bosses were the Horrible Bosses! This was because whoever cast that film made the genius move of casting three actors and making them play against type, doing and saying things you wouldn’t usually associate with that actor. This worked best with Jennifer Aniston because she was usually seen to play “the girl next door” romantic interest type so seeing her acting overly sexual was funny (and sexy!) I even went as far to say that the film suffered from the fact that it didn’t focus enough on the horrible boss characters and relied too heavily on … Continue reading Bad Teacher (2011) Review
American Pie has a lot to answer for. Back when American Pie was released, it was a film like no other. Porky’s had been around in the 70’s but American Pie was really the first of that “teen gross-out movie” that spurned Road Trip, Euro Trip and a host of other imitators. It appealed to the 16 – 25 (roughly) demographic and was ridiculously successful. It was genuinely funny, poignant in places and had moments that people could talk about at school/college/work the next day. Then we grew up. American Pie 2 was brilliant but American Pie 3 tried to keep the … Continue reading Horrible Bosses (2011) Review