5 Selected – Tim Curry

01.Legend (1985)

Darkness

Cult classic gothic fantasy that inspired a generation. Tim plays Darkness, often mistaken for the Devil, but it’s easily done as he’s a giant red goat lord with a wicked sense of humor and a taste for the macabre. Ridley Scott’s all encompassing diverse fantasy world is stunning and set to a backdrop of slow motion falling snow and a Tangerine Dream OST. Tim brings his sly stylish character to his devil like character, through camera trickery his larger than life presence is topped up with a really sinister persona and those lovely lips! Ridley picked Tim for the role after seeing him in Rocky Horror Picture and encouraged him to bring out a bit of Dr Frank -N-Furter in this role, Richard O’Brien was even considered for the role of Meg Mucklebones.

Those 5+ hours a day to get ready we’re really worth it even though Tim felt claustrophobic he managed to shake that all off to preform, however there was a particular scene when it got too much and Tim managed to pull off some of his own skin while desperately trying to escape from the layers of makeup 😦 Continue reading 5 Selected – Tim Curry