Tag Archives: Tilda Swinton

“Mondo Trasho! Mondo Trasho!”

This year the Film Independent Spirit Awards has really put the Oscars to shame by not only having a host, but also booking the bestest/witchiest host of all: Aubrey Plaza! I didn’t watch the event itself, but thankfully plenty clips … Continue reading

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Я Могу Петь Радуги

I’m rather behind the curve with this story, but today I discovered a photo of Tilda Swinton flying a rainbow flag outside the Kremlin (and risking 15 days detention in jail), in honour of the LGBT community in Russia, and … Continue reading

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JuLiar

Although I knew that Tilda Swinton was the star of Julia (2008), and had bought it solely for that reason, I still failed to recognise her when she first appeared on screen. I’m used to seeing her play quite severe … Continue reading

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The Young Offender’s Mum

[Contains nappy-crapping SPOILERS] Despite being an avowed Tilda Swinton fan, I was wary about watching We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), because I’d assumed from the serious subject matter that it would be a rather dreary and depressing experience. … Continue reading

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“That’s Kind Of Weird, Huh?”

[Contains nervous, sweaty SPOILERS!!!] While cheerfully copy-and-pasting Tilda Swinton titles into my “wish list”, I neglected to check how large her role actually was in each of the films I was listing… thankfully, while she may only score a few … Continue reading

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Man, I Feel Like A Woman

[Contains gender-bending SPOILERS!] Inspired by seeing Tilda Swinton at the BAFTA Film Awards on Sunday, I plucked my copy of Orlando (1992) from the diminishing pile of unwatched Xmas pressies. For those who don’t know, this satirical feminist parable stars … Continue reading

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