The Italian judge may not be able to sit on the panel this year as the pandemic restricts him from flying back and forth from the US to judge Dancing With The Stars. … [Read more...] about EastEnders Keanu actor Danny Walters reveals he weighed 16st as a child and was warned he’d die of a heart attack
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This gateway to Europe is marked with high razor wire fences and monitored by drones. Migrants and Moroccan boys his age were everywhere, hoping to get through the border at night. Some had been trying for months, even years. Rahman’s plan was to swim around the sea fences, a treacherous feat as border guards sometimes fire plastic bullets at swimmers. His first four attempts failed and he was hurt in a fall before he finally managed to swim into the port of Melilla. … [Read more...] about ‘Why can’t I be legal anywhere?’: exploited and left stateless by Sweden
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1. Gena Rowlands in Opening Night (1977) This film from director John Cassavetes, with its wonderfully moving and intelligent performance from Gena Rowlands, is another meditation on the All About Eve parable of the stage actress confronting the passing of youth. But it shows that this theme can be presented as an emotionally generous drama, and not as a black-comic hysterical cat-fight. Rowlands plays Myrtle, who is doing out-of-town previews for a play in which, for the first time, she is playing an older character. Mobbed by autograph-hunters after the show, Myrtle is deeply shocked when a troubled teen fan who is eerily similar to her own younger image, recklessly flings herself at her departing limo and is killed. This event triggers a breakdown that manifests itself in unstable behaviour onstage and her various colleagues, lovers, ex-lovers, friends and backers are unsure how to handle it – all having a lot riding on this show. Myrtle is scared that if she does too well … [Read more...] about Actresses playing actresses in film – ranked!