Great Performances

PODCAST #019 – GREATEST PERFORMANCES (SUPPORTING ACTOR)

By Nick Maylor On this episode of our show, John and I discuss the fifteen greatest performances by a male actor in a supporting role. Check out our official YouTube channel for all of our shows. Nick MaylorNick is an actor/writer/comedian/musician from Hamilton, ON Canada. Having been a film nut since the early days of…

PODCAST #018 – GREATEST PERFORMANCES (SUPPORTING ACTRESS)

By Nick Maylor On this episode of our show, John and I discuss the fifteen greatest performances by a female actor in a supporting role. Check out our official YouTube channel for all of our episodes. Nick MaylorNick is an actor/writer/comedian/musician from Hamilton, ON Canada. Having been a film nut since the early days of…

10 BEST MOTION-CAPTURE PERFORMANCES

By Nick Maylor Performance-capture technology has made limitless, the characters, creatures, monsters and gods that an actor can portray via authentic physical performance. Andy Serkis has pioneered this technology and appears several times on this list. This should be a surprise to no one. Basically, performance-capture is like digital makeup, allowing actors to portray characters…

PODCAST #016 – GREAT PERFORMANCES (LEAD ACTOR)

By Nick Maylor On this episode of the podcast, John and I count down the fifteen greatest performances by a male actor in a leading role throughout cinematic history. Be sure to check out our official YouTube channel for all episodes of our podcast. Nick MaylorNick is an actor/writer/comedian/musician from Hamilton, ON Canada. Having been…

PODCAST #014 – GREATEST PERFORMANCES (BEST ACTRESS)

By Nick Maylor On this episode of the podcast, John and I discuss the 15 greatest performances by a female actor in a leading role. Check out our official YouTube channel for all of our podcasts. Nick MaylorNick is an actor/writer/comedian/musician from Hamilton, ON Canada. Having been a film nut since the early days of…

ROCK HUDSON’S COMPLICATED LEGACY

By Alan Hurst Rock Hudson is one of those rare movie stars whose death and the revelations that came afterward diminished their legacy as a star and performer. It happened to Joan Crawford with the accusations of child abuse in her daughter Christina’s best selling “Mommie Dearest”. And it happened to Rock Hudson in 1985…

Great Performances: TARON EGERTON in ROCKETMAN (2019)

By Nick Maylor As the end of the year approaches and Oscar nominations are right around the corner, I cannot help this unpleasant premonition I am having: Taron Egerton will likely be snubbed for a Best Actor Oscar nomination. As we’ve discussed, the competition for the Best Actor statue is some of the stiffest in…

GREAT PERFORMANCES: Michael Fassbender in ALIEN: COVENANT (2017)

By Nick Maylor Since Ridley Scott’s original Alien (1979), “synthetic” characters (androids/robots) have been a tradition in the franchise, starting with Ian Holm’s character Ash. In Aliens (1986), it was Bishop (Lance Henriksen) and so on. These characters are seen as virtually (if not totally) indistinguishable from humans. In Prometheus (2012), Ridley Scott sought to…