Great Performances

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…

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…