Tag Archives: Patrick Stewart

McKellen: Playing the Part

Essential Opinion: McKellen: Playing the Part

This film feels like a dream: a chance to sit down with Ian McKellen and talk about his life and career. McKellen: Playing the Part is a fascinating collection of interviews, snapshots, home movies and film clips, all narrated by the chatty McKellen, who fills every moment with intelligence, humour and emotion.

Essential Film Stars, Patrick Stewart

Born in Yorkshire in 1940, Patrick Stewart is one of the most recognizable actors in the world. Recognized for his deadpan comic delivery, Shakespearian tone, and signature bald head, Stewart is adored by Trekkies worldwide for his role as Capt. Jean-Luc Picard in the television series, Star Trek: The Next Generation.


Gay Essential Films To Watch, Jeffrey

Released in 1995 and directed by Christopher Ashley, Jeffrey is a film about a gay man living in New York during the AIDS epidemic who decides to become celibate. The film was nominated for a few awards, including Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture at the American Comedy Awards. Shot in New York, the film features actors Steven Weber and Michael T. Weiss.

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