Great Performances

TOM HANKS: THE GREAT PERFORMANCES AFTER CAST AWAY (2000)

By John H. Foote For his magnificent performance in Cast Away (2000) Tom Hanks won the coveted New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor seeming to pave the way for a third Academy Award which would have made him the first actor to win three Oscars for Best Actor. Further he would have…

REVISITING THE DOORS (1991)

By Marie-Renee Goulet By far, one of the best Rock and Roll biographical movies ever made. “I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments.” – Jim Morrison Fresh off the success of Platoon (1986), Wall…

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…