Friday, October 26, 2007
Top 10 British Movie Villains
From the bad to the truly evil, this month we're celebrating the London Film Festival by picking our favorite British villains. We're not sure why "British accent = evil" in so many of Hollywood's productions, but this stereotype has also brought audiences cut-glass accents and classical training, often creating a thrilling portrayal of warped yet brilliant genius.
The Screening Room's Top 10 British Villains >>
Some of our choices: Laurence Olivier's lurching Richard III; Peter Cushing's chilling turn in Star Wars; and two Sheriffs of Nottingham. But what are your favorite British villains? Which have we missed? Tell us, and we'll publish the best comments here.
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