Sunday, 19 November 2017
Saturday, 18 November 2017
FILM 1718: THE HAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE
TRIVIA: Rebecca De Mornay initially auditioned for the role of Claire Bartel and Annabella Sciorraauditioned for the role of Peyton Flanders.
Kevin Spacey was considered for the role of Michael Bartell.
The musical theme that is featured in the opening credits, that Payton hums when strolling the baby through the park, and that Michael hears on the radio at the climax is "Poor Wandering One", from the W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan musical "The Pirates of Penzance".
Cybill Shepherd turned down the role of Peyton Flanders citing her feminist beliefs.
FILM 1717: JIM & ANDY: THE GREAT BEYOND - FEATURING A VERY SPECIAL, CONTRACTUALLY OBLIGATED MENTION OF TONY CLIFTON
TRIVIA: The behind the scenes footage was withheld by Universal for almost 20 years.
Friday, 17 November 2017
THE FALL (2013-2016)
TRIVIA: Gillian Anderson declared that Stella Gibson is her favourite among all of the characters she has performed, even more than Scully from The X-Files (1993).
All of the episodes names are borrowed from lines in John Milton's epic poem "Paradise Lost".
Jamie Dornan was born in the same city where the story develops (Belfast, Northern Ireland).
Jamie Dornan originally auditioned for the part of a police officer.
Many characters are named after guitars or things related to that world, like makers (ex. Spector, Burns, Stagg). Smith (named for Paul Reed Smith or PRS guitars). Benedetto (taken from a jazz guitar company). Stella Gibson is actually a double guitar name.
Emmett J Scanlan and Bronagh Waugh previously played brother and sister in Hollyoaks(1995). They left the show at the same time to appear in this show together.
Thursday, 16 November 2017
Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Three of my very talented friends have started a kickstarter for their newest book Sweet Dreams | Love, life & death in Mexico.
It looks amazing – of course I will be buying a copy as I already have their other excellent photobooks (previously they went to China and Ghana)