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Super-fit Samantha – the lightning-quick actress who went slow-mo with Doctor Strange
Dance / Film

Super-fit Samantha – the lightning-quick actress who went slow-mo with Doctor Strange

If you’ve seen Samantha Schnitzler on screen, you were probably struck by the physicality of her performance – whether it was a lightning-fast punch and a kick, or her grace and poise. It’s no surprise, then, that as a child, she loved to run and jump, and her first performances were as a dancer. Now … Continue reading

Female action heroes and the spirit of Emma Peel
Crime / Drama / Fantasy / Film / Horror / Science fiction / Superheroes / Television

Female action heroes and the spirit of Emma Peel

Female action heroes are now the norm, it has been suggested (by none other than Felicity Jones of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story). Maybe or maybe not, but they’re certainly not new. Those of a certain age won’t forget the ass-kicking Emma Peel of The Avengers, and there have been many following in her … Continue reading

How drama classes turned shy Kate into a kick-ass screen star
Film / Horror / Science fiction / Television / Theatre

How drama classes turned shy Kate into a kick-ass screen star

It’s hard to imagine actress Kate Marie Davies ever being shy or being bullied. On screen she exudes a hard-edged confidence as Nicole in the superb Bristol-set scifi web series, Horizon, and doesn’t appear the type to be messed with in the forthcoming Escape From Cannibal Farm [as I write this in November 2016, I’ve … Continue reading