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Actors, Having More Than One Asian One

Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade is a writer and director. In addition to directing and co-writing Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, he has adapted and directed Joe Dunthorne’s novel Submarine for the screen, and is the co-writer (with Avi Korine) and director of the film, The Double. As an actor he is best known for his roles as Dean Learner in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Maurice Moss in the Emmy Award-winning The IT Crowd, for which we was awarded a BAFTA as Best Performance in a Comedy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Grip of Film : by Gordy LaSure

Faber & Faber Limited, 2017

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...Will there ever be a Hollywood film starring more than one Asian person?Maybe if every non-Asian actor dies. And if the cost of revivifying those dead non-Asian actors is prohibitive.Some people are gonna cry ‘racism’. Well, cry me a river...

ADR

Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade is a writer and director. In addition to directing and co-writing Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, he has adapted and directed Joe Dunthorne’s novel Submarine for the screen, and is the co-writer (with Avi Korine) and director of the film, The Double. As an actor he is best known for his roles as Dean Learner in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Maurice Moss in the Emmy Award-winning The IT Crowd, for which we was awarded a BAFTA as Best Performance in a Comedy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Grip of Film : by Gordy LaSure

Faber & Faber Limited, 2017

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...ADR stands for AUTOMATED DIALOGUE RECORDING. It refers to the process by which a filmmaker may re-record lines of dialogue after shooting is complete. ‘Looping’ is used to make lines clearer, or to change the nature of the lines altogether,...

Secret Agents

Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade is a writer and director. In addition to directing and co-writing Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, he has adapted and directed Joe Dunthorne’s novel Submarine for the screen, and is the co-writer (with Avi Korine) and director of the film, The Double. As an actor he is best known for his roles as Dean Learner in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Maurice Moss in the Emmy Award-winning The IT Crowd, for which we was awarded a BAFTA as Best Performance in a Comedy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Grip of Film : by Gordy LaSure

Faber & Faber Limited, 2017

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...In McG’s 2014 brain-tumor dramedy 3 Days to Kill, Ethan Renner (Kevin Costner) has kept his highly dangerous work in government ops a secret his whole life. His service to his country has cost him his marriage and estranged him from his...

Answering Questions With A Question

Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade is a writer and director. In addition to directing and co-writing Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, he has adapted and directed Joe Dunthorne’s novel Submarine for the screen, and is the co-writer (with Avi Korine) and director of the film, The Double. As an actor he is best known for his roles as Dean Learner in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Maurice Moss in the Emmy Award-winning The IT Crowd, for which we was awarded a BAFTA as Best Performance in a Comedy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Grip of Film : by Gordy LaSure

Faber & Faber Limited, 2017

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...Like Jesus, the wise protagonist ANSWERS A QUESTION WITH A QUESTION. In Paco Cabezas’s 2014 house invasion dramedy Tokarev, Paul Maguire (Nicolas Cage), an ex-career criminal tracking down the killer of his teenage daughter, enlists...

More Than One Asian Person

Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade is a writer and director. In addition to directing and co-writing Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, he has adapted and directed Joe Dunthorne’s novel Submarine for the screen, and is the co-writer (with Avi Korine) and director of the film, The Double. As an actor he is best known for his roles as Dean Learner in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Maurice Moss in the Emmy Award-winning The IT Crowd, for which we was awarded a BAFTA as Best Performance in a Comedy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Grip of Film : by Gordy LaSure

Faber & Faber Limited, 2017

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...In movies, it’s fine to feature a group of ASIAN PEOPLE in a crowd – e.g. a reaction shot of ‘coders’ at a computer company – but it’s unwise to have more than ONE as a featured/named character. This ain’t cast in stone; this is cast-ing...

Ass, Incursions In The

Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade is a writer and director. In addition to directing and co-writing Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, he has adapted and directed Joe Dunthorne’s novel Submarine for the screen, and is the co-writer (with Avi Korine) and director of the film, The Double. As an actor he is best known for his roles as Dean Learner in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Maurice Moss in the Emmy Award-winning The IT Crowd, for which we was awarded a BAFTA as Best Performance in a Comedy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Grip of Film : by Gordy LaSure

Faber & Faber Limited, 2017

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...One of the most frequent threats made in cinema is that of an unwanted INCURSION IN THE ASS.In Félix Enríquez Alcalá’s 1997 eco-thriller Fire Down Below, Jack Taggart (Steven Seagal) addresses an adversary:‘How do you wanna do this?… Do you...

Betrayal

Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade is a writer and director. In addition to directing and co-writing Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, he has adapted and directed Joe Dunthorne’s novel Submarine for the screen, and is the co-writer (with Avi Korine) and director of the film, The Double. As an actor he is best known for his roles as Dean Learner in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Maurice Moss in the Emmy Award-winning The IT Crowd, for which we was awarded a BAFTA as Best Performance in a Comedy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Grip of Film : by Gordy LaSure

Faber & Faber Limited, 2017

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...Most dramas, like most marriages, are built on BETRAYAL.But betrayal is never true betrayal if you are working undercover. When assuming a fake identity in the fight for justice, the hurt caused by your untruths are, at worst...

A Skeptic’s Reprieve: Cavell on Comedy in Shakespeare and the Movies

The Thought of Stanley Cavell and Cinema : Turning Anew to the Ontology of Film a Half-Century after The World Viewed

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...STANLEY CAVELL WROTE A BOOK ABOUT SHAKESPEARE and several books about film, and his thinking about these two topics overlaps and intertwines in provocative and fruitful ways. Most notably, in Pursuits of Happiness: The Hollywood Comedy...

Change

Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade is a writer and director. In addition to directing and co-writing Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, he has adapted and directed Joe Dunthorne’s novel Submarine for the screen, and is the co-writer (with Avi Korine) and director of the film, The Double. As an actor he is best known for his roles as Dean Learner in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Maurice Moss in the Emmy Award-winning The IT Crowd, for which we was awarded a BAFTA as Best Performance in a Comedy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Grip of Film : by Gordy LaSure

Faber & Faber Limited, 2017

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...Memorable movie characters tend to go through some kind of life-altering event. In Orson Welles’s 1941 multimedia mangle Citizen Kane, the shame of dropping a snow globe causes an old man to die.In Bruno Barreto’s flight-attendant saga View...

Character

Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade is a writer and director. In addition to directing and co-writing Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, he has adapted and directed Joe Dunthorne’s novel Submarine for the screen, and is the co-writer (with Avi Korine) and director of the film, The Double. As an actor he is best known for his roles as Dean Learner in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Maurice Moss in the Emmy Award-winning The IT Crowd, for which we was awarded a BAFTA as Best Performance in a Comedy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Grip of Film : by Gordy LaSure

Faber & Faber Limited, 2017

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...CHARACTER is action.If you walk out on me, you’re a whore. It doesn’t matter whether you ‘actually’ charged me for sex, it’s your actions that make you a lowdown whore.No one is born a killer. You become a killer by your action of killing...