DP/30 Archive for January, 2008

LWD – Amy Ryan, Gone Baby Gone

2008 Oscar Nominee Amy Ryan

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LWD – Sundance ’08 – Jacqueline Bissett

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LWD – Sundance ’08, Choke

Anjelica Huston & Sam Rockwell co-star in Choke

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LWD – Sundance ’08: Crips and Bloods: Made in America

The director of Crips and Bloods: Made In America, Stacy Peralta, and two of the subjects, Skipp Towsend and Kumasi.

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LWD – George A. Romero, dir. Diary of The Dead

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LWD – Ellen Page, Juno

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Quote Unquotesee all »

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
To have to die.

What do you most dislike about your appearance?

What is your favourite smell?
Fracas perfume by Robert Piguet.

If you could bring something extinct back to life, what would you choose?
The lost plays by Aeschylus and Sophocles.
~ Isabelle Huppert at 65

“I come from a generation where men were men. There’s nothing soft or touchy-feely about any of us, where we were from in Wales. There’s a negative side to that, because we’re not very good at receiving love or giving it. We don’t understand it. After Richard Burton died, his brother Graham invited me to the Dorchester where they were all having a get-together, the wives and the men, all the sisters and brothers. All pissed. And I noticed the women were sipping their ports and brandy, but all the men were, ‘Come on, drink! Drink!’ I thought, ‘There’s something very Greek about this.’ Men together. You know, like the bouzouki dancers. It’s not homosexuality, but it is a sexuality, a kind of bonding. That’s what I was thinking of.”
~ Anthony Hopkins