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Stellan Skarsgård


Today, tennis is multi-billion-dollar sport which is watched and played all over the world. In order to even consider getting near the top 100 you have to be a superb athlete. Fitness regimes, dietary plans rigorous training sessions are par for the course. This hasn’t always been the case. Until Bjorn Borg arrived on the …

Before he was abducted by aliens and brainwashed into making incredibly bad comedy films, Robert De Niro owned the title of being the greatest and most iconic actor of his generation. Performances in Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, Cape Fear, Heat, Casino and Goodfellas ensured he was sat on top of the tree. By the time …

Nymphomaniac

Lars Von Trier has made his reputation by going to places where other directors fear to tread. He first came to international prominence through the tear-jerking Breaking The Waves and the hysteria-inducing The Idiots. Nymphomaniac Vol 1&2 was originally going to be one film, but the last instalment of the ‘Depression Trilogy’ (along with Antichrist …

Stellan Skarsgård is one of a handful of actors from non-English speaking countries to forge a long term career in Hollywood over the last couple of decades. Parts in The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo, Avengers Assemble, Thor and Railway Man have seen him become a familiar face to many. However, it was leading roles …