Tag: acting

Peter Davison (BSS #493)

Peter Davison played the fifth incarnation of Doctor Who! But he also delivers numerous charming performances in A Very Peculiar Practice, All Creatures Great and Small, At Home with the Braithwaites and The Last Detective. (Many thanks to Roger Bilheimer for his great help in making this improbable conversation happen and to Yashoda Sampath for Read More

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Liv Ullmann (BSS #489)

Liv Ullmann is the subject of Liv and Ingmar, which is now playing the New York Film Festival. She has also appeared in many legendary movies. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Wondering whether his persona is predicated upon cries and whispers. Guest: Liv Ullmann Subjects Discussed: Maintaining patience while living with an eccentric genius, living in Read More

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Sarah Polley (BSS #464)

Sarah Polley is most recently the writer and director of Take This Waltz. The film opens in select theaters on June 29, 2012. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Wondering if the chicken cookbook or the adulterous egg came first. Guest: Sarah Polley Subjects Discussed: Similarities between Away from Her and Take This Waltz, the need for Read More

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Vincent Cassel & Rachel Shukert II (BSS #351)

Vincent Cassel stars in Mesrine: Killer Instinct, which opens in limited release on August 27, 2010, followed by Mesrine: Public Enemy No. 1 on September 3, 2010. Rachel Shukert is most recently the author of Everything is Going to Be Just Great and previously appeared on Show #217. (The true Shukert completist can also listen Read More

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Chazz Palminteri & Robert Celestino (BSS #259)

Chazz Palminteri is the star of Yonkers Joe. Robert Celestino is the writer and director of Yonkers Joe. The film opens in theaters on January 9, 2009. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Fleeing the scene to avoid “coming together” with the imposing Mr. Palminteri. Guests: Chazz Palminteri and Robert Celestino Subjects Discussed: Robert Mitchum’s theory of Read More

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Mimi Weddell & Jyll Johnstone (BSS #192)

Mimi Weddell is the subject of Hats Off. Jyll Johnstone is the director of the film. The film opens in New York on March 28, 2008. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Under scrutiny from his schizophrenic creator. Guests: Mimi Weddell and Jyll Johnstone (Hats Off) Subjects Discussed: Starting the film in Central Park and ending the Read More

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