Tag Archives: Sophie Okonedo

Early Okonedo

This week I happened upon two of Sophie Okonedo’s earliest on-screen appearances, in two very different pieces: First up was Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), which saw Jim Carrey reprising his break-out role to diminishing returns (creatively and comedically, … Continue reading

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BAFTA TV 5/12

Last night the annual BAFTA TV Awards were held at London’s Royal Festival Hall, and broadcast on BBC1… I didn’t have many horses in this particular race, but I’m certainly not going to let that stop me from writing a … Continue reading

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Black Honey

Ever since we read Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry at school, I’ve had a fascination with stories of racial inequality and the Civil Rights Movement, so The Secret Life of Bees (2008) didn’t have to work especially hard to … Continue reading

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