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Connery has pretty much escaped mainstream endorsement in the UK and US for most of his career but luckily, Japan can coax the sell-out in pretty much anyone. Here are my top 10 favourite ads. The deciding factors were obscurity, humour, performance and above all, entertainment. 10. Mazda Reason: Sean’s awkward driving and the fact … More Top 10 Commercials
Tomorrow I’ll be doing my top ten Sean Connery advertisements and as a warm-up here’s an eBay commercial made by Chandler Kauffman which, after growing up in a bedroom wallpapered by the man himself, I can empathise with .
Last year Empire online asked readers to mash up classic film posters under the theme ‘Shir Sean – his works and awesomeness’. These are my favourites and you can view all the submissions here.
The subject of celebrating (or lack thereof) Sean Connery in Edinburgh is something I feel passionately about. The main motive behind this blog was to provide interesting links and stories as well as my own interactions and opinions relating to Sean. This blog is only the start of things to come. I had decided to … More Sean Connery to be celebrated in Edinburgh
Some rare footage from 1966 promoting A Fine Madness and showing his sense of humour.
Cover of The Beatles – In My Life
I’ve always found the transition from script to screen interesting. In Connery’s case he’s turned down roles written specifically for him such as The Thomas Crown Affair, as writer Alan Trustman reflected: “I wrote it for Sean Connery,” he said, in an interview with the New York Daily News. It could have been one of Connery’s greatest triumphs … More First we try, then we trust