JD: “Kiss me” PN: “Not here!” Touching how shy and excited Paul Newman appears in this screen test for East of Eden - and how he tries to cover it up with boyish bravado. He also easily outshines Dean in looks — and totally eclipses him in stature. But perhaps not in charisma. The ever-cool Dean looks almost… […]
Tag Archives: 1950s
What’s your favourite scene in Tim Burton, Johnny Depp, Bill Murray and Martin Landau’s best movie? (I’ve written an appreciation of Ed Wood for the new online arts mag Culture Kicks.) Here’s mine.
Martin and Lewis were the hottest male comedy double-act of all time — who make today’s ‘bromance’ look like bromide. By Mark Simpson (Originally appeared in Out, May 2009 — but has fallen off their website) Forget hair whorls, genomes, amniotic fluid, older brothers, domineering mothers or disco. I can reveal with absolute, religio-scientific certainty […]