I’m always interested to see where people got there start in movies. Take Billy Bob Thorton for instance. One of his first was a terrible flick called Chopper Chicks in Zombietown. Most people in fact start with something bad, or just small, like Robert Patrick in Equalizer 2000. They work with other little known people. But Jennifer Connelly had a much different beginning. Her first big break was working with two horror legends, Donald Pleasence and Dario Argento. We all know Pleasence from the Halloween series and other John Carpenter movies. Argento isn’t well known in the US, but in Europe he’s a household name in terror. He took a big chance with a young Connelly in the fright fest Phenomena, which was later released in the States as Creepers.
Growing old gracefully… That doesn’t seem to happen any more these days. Everyone wants to get some kind of surgery for this, or get some kind of injection for that. Millions of doses of Botox are given each year just to make people feel younger and therefore better about themselves. Lynn Roman (Bobbie Bresee) doesn’t want to be one of those people. As a Hollywood actress, she just wants to stay working in an industry that doesn’t see her age as an asset.