Paranormal activity and nuclear war on Dartmoor – how ‘The Unfolding’ unfolded
Film / Horror

Paranormal activity and nuclear war on Dartmoor – how ‘The Unfolding’ unfolded

Eugene McGing’s debut feature The Unfolding is much more than your standard haunted house movie. It’s set in Devon (where I grew up, and which earns any film a few bonus points on the Pink Pie scale), it features Robert Daws (one of my favourite actors, ever since TV’s ’90s cricket comedy Outside Edge), and … Continue reading

Sexy, scary or silly –  ex-athlete and model Johanna loves every role
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Sexy, scary or silly – ex-athlete and model Johanna loves every role

Johanna Rae must be one of the busiest actresses in LA – and one of the most versatile. I first saw her as Jamie, a gripping performance in the very demanding central part in the horror short Lilitu (2015), and in total contrast she was hilariously goofy Britany in the caper comedy Masterminds (2016). Continue reading

Female action heroes and the spirit of Emma Peel
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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
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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

Rising star Antonia Tootill talks stage, screen – and robots in tin foil
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Rising star Antonia Tootill talks stage, screen – and robots in tin foil

A young actress from the Channel Islands, now based in London, with British, Canadian, and Portuguese heritage, Antonia Tootill‘s experience is as varied as her background. Although still very early in her career, she has already completed an extensive spread of acting work on stage, in independent film, and in commercials. Continue reading