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Stunt star turned Extraction director Sam Hargrave: ‘Charlize Theron is the bravest actor I know’

The movie stuntman has directed bone-crunching thriller Extraction – and says that CGI will never replace the thrill of seeing a real person risking life and limb on screenThe stunt performers who have made it as directors can be counted on the broken fingers of one bandaged hand. In the 70s and 80s there was […]

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Interviewing Burt Reynolds was a revelation which still shocks me today | Hadley Freeman

I interviewed Reynolds three years ago ready to be wooed by his breezy charm. Instead, his pain, pills – and professionalism – left me deeply movedBurt Reynolds dies aged 82Burt Reynolds – a life in picturesIf ever there was proof that fame does not guarantee a lifetime of happiness, then Burt Reynolds offered it up […]

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Burt Reynolds, Star of ‘Deliverance,’ ‘Smokey and the Bandit,’ Dies at 82

Burt Reynolds, one of Hollywood’s most popular leading men during the ’70s and early ’80s in such films as “Deliverance,” “Smokey and the Bandit, “The Longest Yard” and “Semi-Tough,” has died. His rep confirmed that he died Thursday in Jupiter, Fla. He was 82.He later earned an Oscar nomination as best supporting actor in Paul […]

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