'The Crying Game': 'They wanted me to cast a
Irish Times'The Crying Game': 'They wanted me to cast a woman that was pretending to be a man'Irish TimesThere were six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Film Editing, Best Actor (Stephen Rea), Best Supporting Actor (Jaye Davidson), and Best Director. Writer-director Neil Jordan took home the Academy Award for Best Original ...and more »
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 9:00 pm
From The Archive: RuPaul's First 'Paper'
PapermagFrom The Archive: RuPaul's First 'Paper' CoverPapermagThere's also a commercial for The Crying Game, featuring Jaye Davidson's Academy Award nominated performance. Martin, a rather silly sitcom that I normally don't watch follows. But wait, Martin's in drag and getting a lot of laughs. And you can usually ...and more »
Posted on 13 June 2017 | 2:33 pm
The Challenging Emotions of 'The Crying
PopMattersThe Challenging Emotions of 'The Crying Game'PopMattersJaye Davidson, as Dil, displays ability beyond experience. Davidson had no former acting roles prior to The Crying Game, making the fledgling actor's own Oscar nomination even more remarkable. Davidson's Dil is a complex contradiction, by turns ...
Posted on 9 March 2017 | 12:51 am
I know all there is to know about The Crying
The Times (subscription)I know all there is to know about The Crying GameThe Times (subscription)I travel to Teruel in Spain for the premiere of an opera by Javier Navarette, who composed the music for my last film, Byzantium. The music is beautiful, the story thankfully familiar, since I can't understand much of the sung Spanish. The chorus ...
Posted on 4 March 2017 | 4:03 pm
“Moonlight” is the first LGBT movie to
Salon“Moonlight” is the first LGBT movie to win best picture. Here's why it mattersSalonTo date, 11 straight actors have won an Oscar for playing an LGBT character. But just two out queer people have ever even competed for an acting award at the ceremony: Jaye Davidson (“The Crying Game”) and Sir Ian McKellen (“Gods and Monsters”).and more »
Posted on 27 February 2017 | 4:03 pm
10 Oscar-Nominated LGBT Roles We Love
He joins a long line of actors who’ve been Oscar-nominated for playing LGBT characters ... the following 10 performances stand out as being especially dear to our hearts. 10. Jaye Davidson in The Crying Game (1992) In his film debut, the androgynous ...
Posted on 17 February 2015 | 8:00 pm
Independence Day 2 Scribes Board Stargate
Emmerich co-wrote and directed the original 1994 film, which starred Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson and Alexis Cruz. Devlin is attached to produce the new take, which is being developed by MGM and Warner Bros. Pictures. MGM will be running ...
Posted on 3 February 2015 | 9:00 am
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Crying Game'
Of course, the relationship between Stephen Rea’s guilt ridden Fergus and Jaye Davidson’s seductive Dil is what’s touted most whenever the film is mentioned (their chemistry is off the charts!), but for my money I particularly adore the early work ...
Posted on 5 December 2014 | 4:21 am
10 Black Celebrities You May Not Have Known
Model/actor Jaye Davidson’s father is Ghanaian. Fashion designer Ozwald Boateng has parents from Ghana. Join us in our effort to change our world with Empowering Narratives. Share this empowering narrative on your social network of choice and ask ...
Posted on 28 September 2014 | 10:00 am
Brandon Routh, George Lazenby and the
Jaye Davidson's astonishing performance in The Crying Game gained him worldwide recognition in the early '90s and Hollywood soon came calling with a role in Stargate. That was pretty much it for the American-British star, who retired from acting saying ...
Posted on 7 July 2014 | 10:21 pm