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
The Phoenix rising from the ashes is the image of the return of witchcraft after she was burned to death at Salem. Originally called "Rovio Mobile" the company trimmed their name to "Rovio" which in Finnish, the native tongue of the companies base in Finland means "Pyre" which is a "a combustible heap for burning … Continue reading Synchronicity Gallery: Angry Birds, Freemasonry, The Phoenix and Royal Arches
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.
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