The SUICIDE SQUAD movie is right around the corner (and I have already bought my tickets!) and even though I have already done a post giving a glimpse into just who the members of The Squad are, the release of an Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) centered trailer got me to thinking about just how great Davis is going to be in the movie. And that got me to thinking about just how great Amanda Waller is as a character.
The world lost a great actor last week when James Gandolfini passed away at the age of 51. Many tributes have been done that spent the majority of the time focusing on the groundbreaking performance Gandolfini gave as Tony Soprano on the HBO series THE SOPRANOS. Now I will gladly admit that Gandolfini did some really great work as Tony Soprano but I have fond memories of some of Gandolfini’s non-Tony roles that I would like to show a little appreciation for.
Keith David is one of those actors that most people will recognize immediately onscreen (especially after he speaks) but not necessarily know who he is. He has been in everything from cult classic movies to TV shows to cartoons and on the odd chance that people do recall his name they usually get it wrong and call him David Keith (not the same person, folks!).
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Mr. T (born Laurence Tureaud) turned the big 6-0 on Monday and in honor of that momentous milestone I figured it would be a good time to look back on some of the things that have served to make Mr. T so awesome.
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I was reading about the upcoming remake of THE EVIL DEAD that Sam Raimi is directing and Bruce Campbell is co-producing and I got a little wistful. I understand that Hollywood is all about recycling ideas and it was only a matter of time before they got around to doing THE EVIL DEAD.
I recently watched a trailer for an abomination called Gingerclown 3D that stars Mr. Curry and I instantly felt horrible that an actor of his awesomeness is appearing in what looks to be the shittiest movie ever made. Then I got to thinking about all of the really great parts that Curry has played and not all of them were in equally great movies. The dude just has a talent for turning crap into gold which brings me to the list of my Top 5 Favorite Tim Curry Roles!