Jamie Lee Curtis’s 5 Sexiest Scenes

Cinema is the most visual of the arts. While images power it, as they do with static photograpy, more goes into and can wrong with the 3D world than 1D. In the 1D world, the artist is the god. Throughout is evolution from concept to realization, they remain in total control over the image and…

LBJBR’s Guide to Serge Gainsbourg and His Women

French musician Serge Gainsbourg was equal parts genius and mad man; musician and actor; husband and playboy; lover and philanderer; musical maestro and heavy breathing cunt chaser; father and potential pedophile? As you can see, the man who the public knew as Serge Gainsbourg, born Lucien Ginsburg, was a complicated man who came to be…

The Helen Mirren Files – ‘Age of Consent’

Age of Consent remains a fascinating film of contradictions. The 1969 film, based on the autobiography of the Austrailian painter Norman Lindsay, starred James Mason as painter Bradley Morahan. The Australian painter has lost his muse. On a sparsely inhabited island in the Great Barrier Reef, he finds in a beautiful young girl named Cora,…

LBJBR’s Actor Chronicles – Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren has had a long and varied acting career. She has played characters that range from Elizabeth II to a young girl living in the outback in Austrailia with her grandmother, who poses nude for a painter, who awakens her sexuality. She is one of the most versatile actresses in cinema history Born Helen…

LBJBR’s Actor’s Guide: William Powell

If you know who William  Powell is, dear readers, then you are among the lucky few. A case could be made that Powell is one of the greatest actors of all time. While neither handsome nor an imposing figure, Powell commands the screen like no other, save maybe Spencer Tracy. Powell’s suave charisma, debonair charm,…