Downey Time

Downey Time

From early on in his life he was always a rambunctious kid growing up to an artistic, creative dad who also broke the rules and made films his own way. Robert decided to quit school and asked his dad for permission, his dad said ‘Either show up every day or quit. Do...
Time To Brand

Time To Brand

The key to building your brand is, as the ancient Greeks taught us, to “know thyself”. If you have read my previous article and have done the five pointers plus taken the personality test to discover your strengths, you will have an established structure to define...
Know Thyself

Know Thyself

Most actors who start off in their career will most probably have an idea of what they’re good at. But the truth of the matter is, you’ll be surprised by how much we don’t know about ourselves. Below is a list of five ways of which can help us discover our key...
Katharine the Great

Katharine the Great

Cary Grant was never so jaunty and appealing as when he was playing off Katharine in Holiday, Bringing Up Baby and The Philadelphia Story; Spencer Tracy was never so spunky and attractive as he was when keeping up with Katharine in Woman of the Year and Adam’s Rib;...
The Bogie

The Bogie

The leading man of the past was one of the most imitated movie actors of all time. His unique, almost musical sibilance, his creased frown and rare, infectious smile gave him a quality that was at once dangerous and sympathetic. The American Film Institute ranked him...
Rehearsing with Sidney

Rehearsing with Sidney

Sidney Lumet was one of the most prolific filmmakers of the modern era, directing more than one movie a year on average since his directorial debut in 1957 of 12 Angry Men.  As well as being a fine craftsman in his field he also had a strong direction of...