Sunday, March 30, 2014

2nd Annual Goldie's: Best New Classic Leading Men!

That is right our "Second Annual Goldie's" are here! This is where we award the Best of the Best for actors and actresses that have left a stamp already to be long lasting and a star for current classic cinema. 
The "TOP Leading Men for 2014" are: 
Russell Crowe
Viggo Mortensen 
Javier Bardem
Russell Crowe:
Winning the Academy Award in 2001 for "Best Actor" for his role as Maximus in the epic motion picture; "Gladiator." Russell Crowe is a true classic leading man where he pours his all into his role and is truly amazing on screen. This actor first started in TV in 1972 in the series; "Spyforce" at the age of 8 years old. This New Zealand born actor has had such diverse roles in such films as; "Prisoners of the Sun" "The Crossing" "Proof" "Romper Stomper" "For The Moment" "The Sum of Us" "Rough Magic" "L.A. Confidential" "Mystery, Alaska" "The Insider" "Proof of Life" "A Beautiful Mind" "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" "Cinderella Man" "A Good Year" "3:10 to Yuma" "American Gangster" "Body of Lies" "State of Play" "Robin Hood" "The Next Three Days" "Les Miserables" "Broken City" "Winter's Tale" & "Noah." This is an actor that deserves to be part of our fine list of actors who are next golden actors.

Hugh Jackman & Russell Crowe

Viggo Mortensen:
 This Best Actor nominated actor for his role in "Eastern Promises" shows his gritty side to tender in his wide range of roles.  Viggo Mortensen got our attention in the classic film;
"Witness" in 1985 as Moses Hochleitner. Ever since Viggo has showed us the fans the wide range and charisma on the screen. Other very noteworthy classic films of Viggo Mortensen are: "Young Guns II" "The Reflecting Skin" "The Indian Runner" "Carlito's Way" "Gospel According to Harry" "The Prophecy" "Crimson Tide" "The Passion of Darkly Noon" "The Portrait of a Lady" "A Perfect Murder" "A Walk on the Moon" "The Lord of the Rings" (film series), "Hidalgo" "A History of Violence" "Captain Alatriste: The Spanish Musketeer" "Appaloosa" "The Road" "A Dangerous Method" & "The Two Faces of January" are all unforgettable films with Viggo delivering his very best each and every time.

Viggo Mortensen & Naomi Watts

Maria Bello & Viggo Mortensen

Ed Harris, Renee Zellweger, & Viggo Motrensen

Michael Fassbender, Kiera Knightley, & Viggo Mortensen 

Javier Bardem:
Javier Bardem is an Academy Award winning actor in 2007 as Best Actor for his role in; "No
Country for Old Men." Javier has established himself as a very versatile actor in one film terrifying us to the next the romantic lead. This actor born in Spain has a very impressive list of noteworthy motion pictures that any actor would be proud of. Just a few to highlight of Javier's best are; "The Ages of Lulu" "Jamon, Jamon" "Dias Contados" "El Detective y la muerte" "Mouth to Mouth" "Extasis" "Live Flesh" "Perdita Drango" "Between Your Legs" "Los lobos de Washington" "Second Skin" "Before Night Falls" "The Dancer Upstairs" "Mondays in the Sun" "Collateral" "The Sea Inside" "Goya's Ghosts" "Love in the Time of Cholera" "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" "Biutiful" "Eat Pray Love" "To The Wonder" & "Skyfall."

Penelope Cruz & Javier Bardem

Daniel Craig & Javier Bardem

Josh Brolin & Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem & Julia Roberts

Javier Bardem & Penelope Cruz

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

2nd Annual Goldie's: Best New Classic Leading Ladies!

That is right our "Second Annual Goldie's" are here! This is where we award the Best of the Best for actors and actresses that have left a stamp already to be long lasting and a star for current classic cinema. 
The "TOP Leading Ladies for 2014" are:
Cate Blanchett
Kate Winslet
Sandra Bullock
Cate Blanchett:
Winning the Academy Award for "Best Supporting Actress" for her role in; "The Aviator" in 2004 with her spot on performance as the legendary Katharine Hepburn along with her recent Academy Award as "Best Actress" for her dazzling role as Jasmine in; "Blue Jasmine." Cate Blanchett is one of the most diverse leading ladies in current cinema. The accolades are very much deserved for her other noteworthy film credits such as: "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" "The Lord of The Rings" film series, "Oscar and Lucinda" "Elizabeth" "Charlotte Gray" "The Shipping News" "Veronica Guerin" "The Missing" "Babel" "Notes on a Scandal" "The Good German" "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" & countless others. This is why here at "Love Those Classic Movies!!!" knows without a doubt Cate Blanchett is a star of the cinema! 


George Clooney, Cate Blanchett & Matt Damon

Brad Pitt alongside Cate Blanchett for the premiere of "Babel"

Russell Crowe & Cate Blanchett

Kate Winslet:
Winning the Academy Award for "Best Actress" for her role in; "The Reader" in 2008 simply solidified that Kate Winslet amongst her other awards and nominations is one of the best of her generation. Her role as Hanna Schmitz is right on the pulse of the character within the novel it was made after. Other ground breaking roles for Kate Winslet (among many) are: "Titanic" "Heavenly Creatures" "Sense and Sensibility" "Hamlet" "Quills" "Iris" "The Life of David Gale" "Eternal Sunshine for the Spotless Mind" "Finding Neverland" "Little Children" "Revolutionary Road" "Mildred Pierce" (this was a HBO mini-series though it is terrific and worth noting), "Carnage" & "Labor Day."

Kate Winslet & Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio & Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet & Leonardo DiCaprio
Sandra Bullock:
Winning the Academy Award for "Best Actress" for her role in; "The Blind Side" in 2009 shows finally that people took note of this talented leading lady in the recognition area. Sandra Bullock actually has had a good career in numerous roles prior to the larger break out's. One huge career changing film is her recent Academy Award nominated role for "Gravity" where it was for the majority of the film a one woman film where she nailed it and did an amazing job. Other noteworthy roles for Sandra Bullock are: "The Vanishing" "Wrestling Ernest Hemingway" "Speed" "While You Were Sleeping" "A Time to Kill" "Hope Floats" "Practical Magic" "Miss Congeniality" "Murder by Numbers" "Divine Secret of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" "Two Weeks Notice" "Crash" "The Lake House" "Infamous" & "The Proposal."

Sandra Bullock & George Clooney