Category Archives: Tributes

My Top Three Christopher Plummer Performances

Preamble 2021 has seen its first great loss in the realm of movies with the death of Christopher Plummer. Much like Stan Lee and Christopher Lee, the 91-year old Canadian actor belonged to a rare category of people, who made … Continue reading

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Personal Tribute: Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton was an actor of such marvellous raw authenticity and warm presence that to see him in a film was to wrap oneself in a blanket of reassurance. This rare quality was especially evident in his continued collaboration … Continue reading

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Personal Tribute: George Romero

When reflecting on the recent passing of the revered horror director George Romero, the first thing that comes to mind is the long-standing filmmaker had a social conscience. His creation of the Zombie sub-genre unleashed a Rorschach test of a … Continue reading

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Personal Tribute: Martin Landau

In all of his performances, Martin Landau effortlessly conveyed the interior life of his characters. In Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest, he plays Leonard, a heavy who assists Phillip Vandamm (James Mason) in his nefarious acts against Roger Thornhill. (Carey … Continue reading

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