Requiem For “Actress” by Matt Rasnick

In 2009 Kathryn Bigelow took home the Academy Award in the Best Picturess category for The Hurt Locker. Not since 1973 had a Produceress taken the top prize in this category when Julia Phillips won it for The Sting. Also in 2009, Kathryn Bigelow won the Academy Award for Best Directoress for The Hurt Locker. … Continue reading Requiem For “Actress” by Matt Rasnick

Times change so quickly – yet, somehow, not at all…

Two years ago, I posted this on my personal Facebook feed - "Finding it so depressing that the original digital art I worked with is now going to die out because the original technology is obsolete. Future generations will miss out because we're so keen on always progressing.".I work with digital marketing and social media … Continue reading Times change so quickly – yet, somehow, not at all…

Good evening, Mr Bond – I’ve been expecting you…since I was 17 years old.

I'm going to begin this post with a confession - I love Bond films. All of them. Obviously, some are better than others - and one of my top three is considered a bit ridiculous now (Thunderball) - but I'm not fussy on a rainy Saturday or Sunday afternoon. I love everything about them - … Continue reading Good evening, Mr Bond – I’ve been expecting you…since I was 17 years old.

Too good to be true, too sweet to be sexy?

This week, I stand corrected. Seriously – as surprising as that statement is, not least to me! I recently wrote about the end of ‘old Hollywood’ and the loss of legends. Well, this week, my faith has been strengthened and my belief (at least slightly) renewed. This is because, after almost twenty years, Doris Day … Continue reading Too good to be true, too sweet to be sexy?

The Queen is dead…what chance ‘old Hollywood’ now?

Ye Gods – what is happening? Every time I get ready to write some incisive entry, life throws out a curve ball (a sporting analogy – I’m starting with baseball as I can’t quite work out the parallel with cricket…it’s a little less easy to work into the vernacular) which I just have to respond … Continue reading The Queen is dead…what chance ‘old Hollywood’ now?