Wednesday, March 28, 2012


I'll admit, I quite enjoyed being filmed extensively in Spain the other week. It made me think that I could enjoy a life of being told what to say and do repeatedly. So much so, that I feel the need to get it out of my system by finding something fun on the StarNow website - full of people looking for actors to star in short films, usually with terms along the lines of 'no pay, but it'll look great on your portfolio'. I've been offered a couple of memory-themed things in the past on the promise that it'll be great exposure for me, by people who really don't know me at all. I'll happily work for nothing, people, but please be up-front about it rather than trying to pass it off as a bad thing.

But doing some 'proper' acting would really help with my life's ambition of being an evil scientist in a Japanese monster movie. Or possibly even my other life's ambition of starring in Doctor Who. Actually, there's a student movie in Derby that wants someone to play the Doctor, I definitely should do that!

In other news, I'm on a diet again, officially, starting today. I can feel the weight coming off already. I haven't had a single drop of cherry coke all day!

And in other other news, I think next month I'll do more reviews of DC Comics' New 52 - with six of the 52 reaching their final issues in April, and doubtless another wave of cancellations and new launches to come as soon as the latest batch has had a moment to find its feet, it seems a good time to look retrospectively back on them. Or maybe I'll focus my attention on Marvel Comics instead, which is still focusing on an annual 'event' and launches it next month - Avengers v X-Men. The prequel that came out today has a really very nice Avengers story (and it's not often I say that about anything written by Brian Bendis), but a not-very-good-at-all X-Men story, so my hopes for the big event aren't high...

1 comment:

Dale said...

Sure you could be an actor, You've got camera experience and a bit of fame to give you a leg up. If you pursued it like you did becoming memory champ you'd be unstoppable.
Good luck.

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