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almo 1
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest




Nurse Ratched




















almo 1
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almo 1
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Kelly McGillis





WITNESS - Trailer



When Witness (1985) was shot, she was 28 years old.
I thought she was going to be a great actress but...

What the Hell Happened to Kelly McGillis?





almo 1
Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 1:28:33 AM
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Catherine Deneuve







Catherine Deneuve says men should be 'free to hit on' women





The revered French actor Catherine Deneuve has hit out at a new “puritanism” sparked by sexual harassment scandals, declaring that men should be “free to hit on” women.

Deneuve was one of about 100 female French writers, performers and academics who wrote an open letter deploring the wave of “denunciations” that has followed claims that the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein raped and sexually assaulted women over decades.

They claimed the “witch-hunt” that followed threatens sexual freedom.

“Rape is a crime, but trying to seduce someone, even persistently or cack-handedly, is not – nor is men being gentlemanly a macho attack,” said the letter published in the newspaper Le Monde.

“Men have been punished summarily, forced out of their jobs when all they did was touch someone’s knee or try to steal a kiss,” said the letter, which was also signed by Catherine Millet, author of the explicit 2002 bestseller The Sexual Life of Catherine M.

Men had been dragged through the mud, they argued, for “talking about intimate subjects during professional dinners or for sending sexually charged messages to women who did not return their attentions”.

The letter attacked feminist social media campaigns like # MeToo and its French equivalent, #BalanceTonPorc (Call out your pig), for unleashing this “puritanical ... wave of purification”.

It claimed that “legitimate protest against the sexual violence that women are subject to, particularly in their professional lives,” had turned into a witch-hunt.

“What began as freeing women up to speak has today turned into the opposite – we intimidate people into speaking ‘correctly’, shout down those who don’t fall into line, and those women who refused to bend [to the new realities] are regarded as complicit and traitors.”

The signatories – who included a porn star-turned-agony aunt – claimed they were defending sexual freedom, for which “the liberty to seduce and importune was essential”.

The Oscar-nominated Deneuve, 74, is best known internationally for playing a bored housewife who spends her afternoons as a prostitute in Luis Buñuel’s classic 1967 film Belle de Jour.

Deneuve has made no secret of her annoyance at social media campaigns to shame men accused of harassing women.

“I don’t think it is the right method to change things, it is excessive,” she said last year, referring to the #MeToo hashtag. “After ‘calling out your pig’ what are we going to have, ‘call our your whore’?”

“Instead of helping women this frenzy to send these (male chauvinist) ‘pigs’ to the abattoir actually helps the enemies of sexual liberty – religious extremists and the worst sort of reactionaries,” the collective of women who signed the letter said.

“As women we do not recognise ourselves in this feminism, which beyond denouncing the abuse of power takes on a hatred of men and of sexuality.”

They insisted that women were “sufficiently aware that the sexual urge is by its nature wild and aggressive. But we are also clear-eyed enough not to confuse an awkward attempt to pick someone up with a sexual attack.”






January 2011, in Japan



Annelise Carlsen
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Dame Judi Dench - so well-articulated


Pierce Brosnan - that soft voice...mmmmm! Drool
thar
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The tone of there voices is obviously personal, but the accents have been worked on.
Judi Dench grew up in York, and Pierce Brosnan grew up in Navan, County Meath, Republic of Ireland, before moving to Scotland then London. He must have had a strong Irish accent.
She carries a trace of Yorkshire, but he rarely gets to use his natural accent professionally.
Drag0nspeaker
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I don't think you can get more distinctive than Frank Oz.



In case you don't recognise him, his voice is the voice of Yoda, Miss Piggy, Cookie Monster, Animal, Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle.
That's quite some range!



Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
almo 1
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Sally Struthers







In 'All in the Family'









In 'Five Easy Pieces'




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