We have one birthday this week, and it's that of Ben Affleck, who'll be 37 on Saturday. I remember first seeing him in Chasing Amy and thinking, "I'm going to have to keep an eye out for this guy!" I only saw Good Will Hunting years later. Geez, he's classically handsome, a great actor, funny and smart. Why are so many of the good ones straight?
I really like his smaller movies, like Dogma and Shakespeare in Love. Not so much the big budget ones, like Pearl Harbor and Armageddon. Daredevil is an exception, but then, Ben in a body-hugging leather suit? 'Nuff said.
Speaking of Daredevil, let me present his co-star from that movie, Colin Farrell. Being of Irish descent meself makes him doubly irresistable. When the look and the accent come together, fuggedaboudit. Plus he can act, as witness Phone Booth. He's also played gay roles, unlike Ben (Mattie has, whassup with that?).
GAY ROLES (Farrell): A Home at the End of the World, Alexander
Monday, August 10, 2009
Sunday, August 9, 2009
Today is Australian actor Eric Bana's 41st birthday. You might remember him from the Incredible Hulk movie, but you got to see more of him (not like some other people, but still) in Troy. He was also in that movie which I'm still debating about seeing. I'll have to get around to doing wallpapers of some of the other Troy-errific guys, I suppose.