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Hello everyone, we are close to one of our special celebrations and I wish each and every one of you a very Happy Christmas and a terrific New Year, full of health and peace for us and all the world…. Always think of the LION IN WINTER this time of the year...it was set at Christmas and we made it at Christmas!  Amazing memories.  Bit of loving nostalgia there, though my motto still is never look back...but now and again ...
Posted on December 20, 2014 and filed under Memories, My News & My Kind of People
  I have just come home from seeing BIRDMAN and I am overwhelmed by this terrific film.  It's written and directed by the superb Mexican Director Alejandro González IñárrituI (Babel).  I know it's about the theatre and show business people, but it demonstrates the real passion that we feel for this industry and the absolute desire to be  good and in decent work, despite the chaos it can create in one's personal life.  This is something that comes along rarely for ...
Posted on December 3, 2014 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People
  Where has the year gone?  It is voting season again and the serious Movie watching starts.  The distributors usually save many of their films till this time of the year for release, hoping for Oscar nominations, from the Voters.  I watched THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING , the Stephen Hawking story, or at least the first part of it, the story of his first marriage to Jane Hawking.  The Story wins..thank goodness the Producers and Director did not mess around ...
Posted on November 21, 2014 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People
I am off back to London this week.  I have been invited to appear and sign pictures at Hammer Films 80th anniversary at Westminster Hall.  I am looking forward to it, sounds like fun and I hope to see a few old faces, hopefully there will be plenty of us still left......a few have left us, since Hammer started.   I worked with Sir Christopher Lee in a Sci-Fi Horror film called  THE NIGHT OF THE BIG HEAT aka ISLAND OF ...
Posted on October 26, 2014 and filed under My News & My Kind of People
Heard Michael Keaton on the radio this morning talking about his latest film BIRDMAN.  I haven’t seen it yet, but I have always admired him, he is an imaginative and daring actor.  Daring is something I always found a bit difficult, but the freer you are, the better you are.  Keaton was talking about living his life in love and in the moment.  For much of my life I have tried to live in the present, largely because a ...
Posted on October 17, 2014 and filed under My News & My Kind of People