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Defining Moments: Tom Hanks

One of Hollywood’s most respected and versatile actors, Tom Hanks, has earned himself numerous nominations and accolades. Whether he’s stranded on an uninhabited island, fighting in a world war, or captaining a plane, Hanks’ roles have propelled him to stardom, and rightly so. Penning Hanks’ defining moments has been a challenge considering he’s portrayed some […]Read More

Defining Moments: Leonardo DiCaprio

FINALLY. After two decades of waiting and 6 nominations; Leonardo DiCaprio is now the proud owner of a coveted Oscar for Best Lead Actor (RIP to all the endless memes btw). His career has spanned from low-budget horror flicks (Critters 3), to becoming just a very slight heartthrob (Romeo + Juliet, Titanic) and now to a […]Read More

Defining Moments: Colin Farrell

One of the bad boys of this current generation of actors, the totally charming yet unpredictable Irishman that is Colin Farrell has certainly had an ‘interesting’ career to put it lightly. Starting out on the popular 90s TV series Ballykissangel, Farrell has gone from starring in one of the biggest critical flops of the last decade […]Read More

Defining Moments: Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal’s been acting since the age of 10, after approximately 25 feature films he’s now considered one of the most talented professionals currently working, with talent that rivals the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Tom Cruise and many more. To get to this level of prestige, Jake has had to blend consistency, variety […]Read More

Defining Moments: Tom Hardy

One of the finest British talents in the last decade, Tom Hardy doesn’t come across as your quintessential Hollywood star, more like the kind of guy you’d love to have a pint with (despite his sobriety obviously). Unlike some actors around, Hardy is famed for his devotion to fulfilling acting, much like his Dark Knight Rises co-star […]Read More

Defining Moments: Avengers Special

Ahead of the release of The Avengers: Age of Ultron this month, we here at The Indiependent are celebrating by looking in depth at the most defining achievements of it’s spectacular ensemble cast. The Avengers has a spectacular A-List cast indeed, in this special defining moments we pick out the best performances from cast members who […]Read More

Defining Moments: Samuel L. Jackson

Ahead of the release of The Avengers: Age of Ultron this month, we here at The Indiependent are celebrating by looking in depth at the most defining achievements of it’s spectacular ensemble cast. Today, we’re looking at the career of one badass; assassinating, decapitating motherf*cker. This man has been around for what seems like forever, but […]Read More

Defining Moments: James Spader

Ahead of the release of The Avengers: Age of Ultron this month, we here at The Indiependent are celebrating by looking in depth at the most defining achievements of it’s spectacular ensemble cast. Today, we’re focusing on the career of one of the newest cast members to the franchise – James Spader, who plays the villainous […]Read More

Defining Moments: Robert Downey Jr

Ahead of the release of The Avengers: Age of Ultron this month, we here at The Indiependent are celebrating by looking in depth at the most defining achievements of it’s spectacular ensemble cast. Today, we’re looking at the career of, well… You know who he is. One of Hollywood’s highest paid actors, and Iron Man himself, […]Read More

Defining Moments: Scarlett Johansson

Ahead of the release of The Avengers: Age of Ultron this month, we here at The Indiependent are celebrating by looking in depth at the most defining achievements of it’s spectacular ensemble cast. Today, we’re focusing in on the career of the franchise’s leading lady, Scarlett Johansson. A starlet if ever there was one, Johansson is […]Read More

Defining Moments: Ryan Gosling

If you ask most teenage girls or in fact women, they will have probably heard of Ryan Gosling. He has become somewhat of an icon in recent years after his role in The Notebook, but it should not be forgotten that this man is actually an exceptional actor, being nominated for an Academy Award for Best […]Read More

Defining Moments: Matthew McConaughey

Before 2011, all people generally thought when they heard the name Matthew McConaughey was: “ooh he’s the rom-com guy” or “he’s the hot guy Failure to Launch, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past etc”. Since 2011 however, we have seen a complete change in McConaughey’s career, taking on more serious roles that has seen him become one of Hollywood’s […]Read More

Defining Moments: Colin Firth

Colin Firth is one of the most quintessentially British actors to have ever graced the silver screen. Long before the likes of Cumberbatch, Hiddleston and Redmayne, Firth was one of the original British pin-up stars. Dapper, charming and a little emotionally repressed, Firth has often portrayed roles that play up to this stereotypical image of […]Read More

Defining Moments: Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes is arguably one of the finest British acting talents at our disposal. A RADA graduate, and noted Shakespearean interpreter, Fiennes found his first taste of success on stage at the Royal National Theatre, and has been an acclaimed star of both stage and screen ever since. Though renowned for his undoubtable aptitude for […]Read More