At Criterion, Kim Morgan writes about Jean Arthur. “Arthur plays drunk to perfection [in Mr. Smith Goes To Washington]. The entire scene is brilliantly executed, performed with flawless comic timing, by both actors. She’s got to be comical while not being so ridiculous that the moment is simply […]
South China Morning Post has a previously unpublished interview with Brigitte Lin, Queen of 1990s Wuxia, on the set of Bride with White Hair (1993). “Fantasy martial arts films were popular in the early 1990s, and Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia was the undisputed queen of the genre, sometimes working […]
At Ask For The Moon, Meredith Lewis remembers Hong Kong film icon, Yuen Hua. “’He’s gorgeous!’ said my Mum, boggling at Yueh Hua playing the titular role in The Lizard. ‘He’s warm, funny, and he’s really really good.’”
The Vulture has a great interview with super-actor Song Kang-ho (The Foul King; The Host; The Good, The Bad, The Weird; Memories of Murder; Snowpiercer; Parasite).
Zolima City Mag has an interview with actor Anthony Wong Chau-Sang. He talks about finding work while blacklisted in China for his support of the umbrella movement, being awarded an Outstanding Achievement at Udine, and, of course, acting.
At RogerEbert.com, Matt Zoller Seitz remembers Rutger Hauer. “From his early breakthrough years in in Dutch films by one of his most important collaborators, director Paul Verhoeven, through his more recent period as an oddball elder statesman who could be menacing or sweet depending on the requirements of […]