The Green Witch can be great many different things to a multitude of different people in many varied locations across our earth. The Hollywood blueprint for the baddy witch who gets squished in Frank L Baums Wizard of Oz, the traditional Wicca sorcerer of the 1800's and when jammed together and unpluralised the name of … Continue reading Green Witches, Halloween and Hollywood Royalty: Greenwich Village New York
Our central sorcerer, Professor Genessier has good call to have his conscience checked. This misguided plastic surgeon (with more than a few suggestions that he is also partial to Jewish Mystic Witchcraft, Kabbalah), well respected in his field, an authority on the topic of heterograft which is the surgeon craeft (yes, CRAEFT) of successfully transplanting … Continue reading Eyes Without a Face, a Kabbalah Infused Classic involving Facial Transplants
80s cinema has that so sincerity that back in the day, almost all directors could not even consider the idea of special effects andCGI. Movies were rebelling against the hip vibe of 70s and just featured people in daft costumes, going through the paces. There was a crass beauty to it that a lot of … Continue reading Devilish Mickey Rourke: Angel Heart Review
I was asked what was the most extreme action by a director on set. My answer focusses on an actor but I can justify this by way of both how outlandish the prep is and that it needed two directors to pull it off. I would say that Mickey Rourke having a fake boxing career, … Continue reading Extreme Method Acting: Mickey Rourkes 15 year journey through obscurity, rigged boxing matches and tights to prepare for The Wrestler.
It's so subtle that you could say it's subliminal but Darren Aronofsky and Mickey Rourke pay respects to the Actors Studio, the selective club where most of the talent that creates the Hollywood magic comes from. The Wrestler was filmed partly in Hasbrouck Heights New Jersey. At the 09:28 mark of the movie Randy is … Continue reading Darren Aronofsky, Mickey Rourke Make Subtle Nod to Actors Studio
While random repeated connection and soundbites are not uncommon in the magical world of Hollywood by gushing by the journalists worship the elites like Gods, some stick out. Take the case of three actors almost inseparable when it comes to quotes. James Dean, Marlon Brando and Mickey Rourke. Journalists often rip off very good quotes … Continue reading The Marlon Brando Mickey Rourke James Dean Connection
Mickey Rourke and extreme Method Acting I believe it was the late great Roger Ebert or maybe another who stated that it was hard to know where Rourke ended and Randy the Ram began in his review of Aranofskys 2008 tale of redemption, The Wrestler. I would go as far as to say where to … Continue reading Is Mickey Rourke still Mickey Rourke? Face Transplants, Golems, Mad Method acting and Mickeys Resurrection