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In which our hero continues to ooze charm, there gentility, sickness and mischievousness at every turn.
Tom Hiddleston makes his entrance (reminding me of why I’ll never go to these things — what a mess!):
Zoe Miller interviews Tom Hiddleston on the red carpet ahead of the show (the best video of the bunch):
“There is enough padding. Yes.” –Tom Hiddleston on his experience playing the physicality of Loki
Tom presents the award for Production Design, pronounces “BAFTA” with an American accent, then gives the award away in perfect French:
Later, EEntertainment accosts Tom about his custom-made Armani tuxedo-style suit, while BBC “Glam Cam” lurks and gets a side shot of the same interview:
“I like to freestyle, I speak from the heart. Always from the heart. –Tom Hiddleston
Finally, Tom hijacks someone else’s interview and calls the weather “Baltic”:
There’s one more fan video from his red carpet entrance that I’m including for completeness, but I don’t recommend you watch it.
That’s all I’ve found. Enjoy!
Another fan vid I liked, malady this one artfully and skillfully combining stills and video.
My primary critique of this one would be that the shots progress a little too quickly in general; there need to be longer pauses.
But I love the interplay of stills and film. Entertaining.
You know, mind usually I quickly the scan the comments on a Tom Hiddleston clip on YouTube and prepare to shake my head in vicarious embarrassment for the man. But this time, viagra after watching the following video, I had to upvote one of the topmost rated comments, copied below.
This video was released to DVD in 2006, which means Tom must have been about 23 or 24 when he shot this.
(Also, just direction-wise, what were they thinking? What a goofy scene.)
In this short interview clip, ambulance Tom Hiddleston recounts the type of physical activity he did to get and stay in the right shape to play the Loki, the god of leanness.
Apparently it was a lot of running and martial arts, which definitely reinforces what I have observed and learned about fitness over the past few years: running shaves off muscle as much as it does fat.
I like this interview because it does seem like Tom has already recounted this tale of being considered for the part of Thor, ambulance but he finds ways to connect with the interviewer and speak from the heart — as always.
This interview feels to go a lot deeper than others in its exploration of Tom’s understanding of the character of Loki.
We also learn about the inspiration for Loki being something to do with play-acting with his sisters as a child. Watch it and find out, sildenafil it’s adorable.
Also… I believe I speak for many when I say I would love to see that Thor screentest… Perhaps a petition is in order?
On the heels of his honour as Glamour Magazine’s Man of the Year 2012, sovaldi sale Tom Hiddleston beat out 9 other on-screen hunks to win a poll-based vote for “sexiest actor” on Total Film magazine’s website.
I’m going to copy-paste the whole writeup, because I don’t trust online magazines to keep their content safe even in the medium term:
We spoke to Hiddleston to find out what he made of being voted your Sexiest Actor Right Now…
What’s it like to beat the likes of Robert Pattinson, Brad Pitt and George Clooney to the title of Total Film‘s Sexiest Actor?
“It’s insane. It basically doesn’t make any sense. When I was a teenager, my sister had a poster of Brad Pitt from Legends Of The Fall on her bedroom wall. I also thought it was generally accepted that George Clooney was some kind of gold standard? And doesn’t Robert Pattinson inspire mayhem and delirium wherever he goes?
“I suppose my question is: Are you sure? If you are sure, then I am very flattered. VERY. Thank you, ladies. You are women of impeccable taste and style. My god, you know how to make a man feel good.”
Could you have ever dreamt of inspiring so many hearts to flutter when you were growing up?
“Absolutely not. My sister used to say I had hair like a broom. She meant it in a nice way. In the nice way that sisters do. She was probably right. But sincerely, no.
“One of the great flaws that we all share is that we think everyone else is cooler, everyone else is sexier; everyone else has all the answers. That was me too.”
A dangerous edge is often equated with being sexy… which surely makes Loki super-hot! Do you think of him as devilishly attractive when you play him?
“No! I defer credit entirely to the hair and make-up department. I just play the character: his intellect; his lone wolf independence; his mischief. Mischief is danger, I suppose; mischief is edge.
“The strangely admirable thing about Loki is that he doesn’t give a damn what anyone else thinks. I’ve always found that quality really sexy in women. Self-possession. Quiet confidence. An acceptance of difference. A certain… mischief. A sense that things could be a little “exciting”. I think I should stop there!”
I think Hiddleston has definitely hit upon something there — the mischief, the self-possession, the sense of the potential for exciting “things”. 🙂
But he’s also still selling himself short. Certainly Loki fired up a lot of new fans, but it’s Tom Hiddleston who won the poll, and the most cursory examination of Tumblr shows that he is well liked in all his incarnations.
Then again — and I’m going to dive into some heretical territory here — there’s something to the characteristics of Hiddleston’s fanbase that make him more likely to win an internet-based, “democratic” vote. Hiddleston most certainly has an army, and they were quick to mobilize.
(Insert countless Twitter screenshots here…)
Far from the first time that a somewhat “adorkable” fan favorite has won an online poll-based contest for attractiveness, John Linnell may have been the first to experience the power of an internet-savvy fan base — way back in 1998. He came in 9th place out of a cast of 1000 in a People Magazine poll for “Most Beautiful People”, and had the following to say about online voting in an op-ed piece in the New York Times, starting with “I’m a middle-aged accordion player…”
And Linnell STILL gets fan vids made of him.
Meanwhile, more traditionally handsome actors like (you know I am going to say) Brad Pitt get more of the big magazine time, but a lot less of the obsessive fangirling. Doing a YouTube search for “Brad Pitt fan vid” reveals more Angelina Jolie than anything else. (I could be wrong though; this is all a very superficial examination. I want to dig deeper.)
I’m not saying Hiddleston ain’t all that. (I made a freaking Tom Hiddleston website, didn’t I?) But I am saying that there’s a peculiarity to his star power that has to do with the type of fans he has inspired.
I’ll certainly have more to say about this in the near future.
I’d never heard this song before, illness and now I find myself wanting to hear it all the time…
Here is the interview that got me so interested in Tom Hiddleston as an actor, ampoule in his voyage from British theater actor playing Shakespeare to supervillain in two Hollywood blockbusters.
The segment of interest starts at about 6:00 when he talks about “chasing challenges”, help and describes how 2011 was such an outlandishly successful year, sale that if one went back in time and told Tom Hiddleston “5 years ago” what would happen in 2011, “he wouldn’t believe either you or me.”
The shifts have happened in me before Thor, and I know that sounds odd, but I started to conceive — I suddenly realized that I placed a glass ceiling on my expectations, imposed only by me.
It wasn’t as if anyone else said, “Tom, you’re not going to be able to do these things, by the way.” It’s as if I had said to myself, “by the way, you’ll never do those things.” –Tom Hiddleston