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20th June 2007

Mel Gibson Photos . . . Sweet!

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These are some photos that were taken for Mel Gibson while he was promoting his Movie (Patriot). Take a look, I hope you like them as much as I did.

 

 

enjoy the photos . . .

 


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Tony Sticks.

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18th June 2007

The real interview with Mel Gibson!

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This is the interview that was made with Mel Gibson after the incident of him being arrested while driving under alcohol effect. This interview reveals some interesting facts about Mel Gibson as he was under some pressure before the incident. Anyway, watch it! I’m sure you’ll find it interesting

 

Here’s the video

 


 

I hope you liked the video . . . if not, come on let’s see your videos 😉

 

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Tony Sticks.

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15th June 2007

Mel Gibson’s Life . . . Exciting Info!

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Hi Friends,

 

   I have found this great documentary video about Mel Gibson’s life. The video is a very long one, so I had to leave it until it downloaded completely before starting to watch it as I’m having a slow Internet connection today. Anyway, in this documentary which I had some idea about its contents (from Mel Gibson Biography), you will hear very exciting information about Mel Gibson. How his career started. How he made his progress and you will hear many complains about him as well 😉 Many accusations too. Anyway, I’m warning you that it’s a long one, so you have to be patient.

 

Let the show beings . . .  

 


 

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Tony Sticks.

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11th June 2007

Mel Gibson Signs. Cool photos!

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Hello Friends,

 

Last night, I watched Mel Gibson’s "Signs" movie. It was a really good one and I enjoyed it to the maximum. I even turned the lights off to get the desired effect LOOL!. When the movie begins, you just feel like there’s something scary about it and this what you feel almost all the movie (except the end at which you feel relieved … well a little bit lets say) especially when they go down to the basement at the time of attack. Anyway, I searched for photos from this movie and I found some of them here. Take a look below. I hope you like them.

 

PS: if you didn’t watch this movie, I strongly recommend you to. After all, it’s Mel Gibson who’s acting here 😉

 

 

enjoy the photos . . .

 



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Tony Sticks.

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8th June 2007

Mel Gibson Apocalypto review . . . Nice!

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Hi Friends,

 

I’ve been looking for information about Mel Gibson when I found this review of the Apocalypto movie. To tell the truth, I didn’t see this movie, but this review encouraged me to watch it. I’m going to get it soon and watch it. Read the review below, it’s really nice and if you didn’t see that movie yet then just do it. I’m sure that you’ll like it because it’s directed by Mel Gibson and it was nominated the Academy Award 2006.

 

 

APOCALYPTO (2006)

TITLE

Apocalypto

 

STARRING

Rudy Youngblood, Dalia Hernandez, Morris Birdyellowhead, Jonathan Brewer, Carlos Emilio Baez, Amilcar Ramirez

 

WHAT THE BOX DOESN’T TELL YOU

Gruesome filmmaking is Gibson’s specialty and this movie does not stray from from that expertise. If you think of his roles as an actor, especially in action and drama genres, there were always many injuries sustained and no lack of violence. In his role behind the camera as writer and director, he’s created some pretty expressive moments, but these are often overshadowed by graphic scenes of humanity exacting its worst upon itself. In this Mayan epic, a young, but somewhat hesitant warrior (Youngblood) must attempt to hide his pregnant wife and their young child from an attacking tribe whose superior combat skills and religiously-inspired motives make for a deadly combination. There’s not a lot of historical meat to the story, so its hard to take issue with this re-telling of the events that ultimately led to the downfall of the Mayan civilization, but what we do know is that they began to build and sacrifice well beyond their means – so Apocalypto does capture those elements.

 

WHY I WOULD RENT IT AGAIN

I find it very difficult to watch films like this for two reasons: 1.) I was expecting more to the story and kept hoping there would be fewer scenes displaying how much Gibson has learned about making pain and torture look real, AND 2.) sometimes the violence is it just too distressing and has ceased to advance the story or plot. I did like the focus on a marginalized culture with regards to cinematic storytelling. The film isn’t in English, which is also a credit to the project and helps to preserve some authenticity. I believe the editing was well done, but again there’s a lot of graphic violence throughout the film, which can be distracting, because it isn’t Riggs getting beat up by the bad guy he’s pursuing or ‘Mad’ Max and his cheesy Aussie kick-ass antics.

 

WILL MY GIRLFRIEND/BOYFRIEND LIKE IT?

I see this as more a guy film, but could be equally enjoyed by women.

 

SPECIAL FEATURES

Mel Gibson, making of blah, blah, blah. If you like that stuff, I scrolled through the menu and there is plenty of it.

 

 

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Tony Sticks.

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5th June 2007

Mel Gibson Awards . . . Interesting!

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Hi Friends,

 

I thought of finding the awards that Mel Gibson has won over the years and I’ve found a list. I’m sure this list is not complete as I expect that Mel Gibson has won way much more, but here’s the list of the most important awards that he has won. I hope you find it interesting.

 

 

People’s Choice Awards
Year : 2004
Category : Favorite Motion Picture Actor
Won

Australian Film Institute
Year : 2002
Category : Global Achievement Award
Won

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
Year : 2001
Category : Favorite Actor – Drama
For : The Patriot
Won

Hasty Pudding Theatricals
Year : 1997
Category : Man of the Year
Won

Academy Awards
Year : 1996
Category : Best Director, Best Picture
For : Braveheart
Won

ShoWest Award
Year : 1996
Category : Director of the Year
Won

Golden Globe Awards
Year : 1996
Category : Best Director
For : Braveheart
Won

American Cinematheque Gala Tribute
Year : 1995
Category : American Cinematheque Award
Won

MTV Movie Awards
Year : 1993
Category : Best Action Sequence
For : Lethal Weapon 3
Won

ShoWest Award
Year : 1993
Category : Male Star of the Year
Won

Australian Film Institute
Year : 1981
Category : Best Actor in a Lead Role
For : Gallipoli
Won

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
Category : Favorite Actor – Suspense
For : Conspiracy Theory (1998), Ransom (1997)
 

 

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Tony Sticks.

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2nd June 2007

Mel Gibson Wallpapers. Very Nice!

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Hello guys,

 

Everyone of us hates to see his/her screen with the ugly blue background. I’m almost sure of it. So, I’ve looked in the web and found these great wallpapers for Mel Gibson and I thought you’d love to put them on your screen. I hope you’ll like them as much as I do.

 

Please if you have some wallpapers for Mel Gibson that you think deserve to be published, please send em to me and I’ll be more than glad to post them here.

 

 

 

enjoy the photos . . .

 



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29th May 2007

Mel Gibson Biography . . . Part Four!

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Hi Friends,

 

I thought I should start my blogging about Mel Gibson with his biography (I found it here). I think you will love it because it shows how much he suffered before he became this famous actor. I really admire his persistence and hard work.

Mel Gibson Biography is very long so, I had to cut it into 4 parts. Please read it. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did.

 

Born: 3 January 1956

Where: Peekskill, New York, USA

Awards: Won 2 Oscars, 1 Golden Globe

Height: 5′ 11″

Mel Gibson

This wild variation of roles might make one think Gibson was jaded with Hollywood life and seeking to interest himself as an actor. In fact, he was filling in time as he pursued perhaps the greatest project of his life. As said, the late Eighties had seen him falling off the rails. He’d been a womaniser and a heavy drinker, behaviour that, striking against his religious background, had racked him with guilt and, he’d later admit, even had him considering suicide. After rehab he’d sworn off the booze and, seeking to re-connect with his spiritual core, began work on a new cinematic adaptation of the final days of Jesus. Braveheart had convinced him that he was capable, his acting had earned sufficient finance, Icon Productions gave him the machinery. 2003 would see the controversy begin.

 

In keeping with his traditionalist beliefs, The Passion Of The Christ stayed true to the words of the Gospels. For added authenticity, Gibson dared to have his actors speak in Aramaic, Hebrew and Latin, with subtitled translations. Beyond this, he did not shy away from the violence and degradation suffered by Jesus as he was betrayed, beaten, scourged, humiliated and crucified. The movie would be an intensely disturbing experience, but it created waves long before it was released. That Gibson’s father was accused of being a “Holocaust denier” didn’t help (Gibson retorted that his dad had simply claimed that less than 6 million Jews were murdered by the Nazis). Jewish pressure groups such as the Anti-Defamation League and the Simon Wiesenthal Centre leapt on the movie. A group of scholars, activists and Catholic ecumenists, keen that the Jews should not be offended, somehow got hold of the script and compiled an 18-page list of Gibson’s supposed transgressions (basically they were demanding that the film be remade entirely). People in Hollywood began to turn against him. Life was becoming very difficult, dangerous even.

 

Courageously, Gibson and Icon held their ground. The group of complainants, they said, were in possession of a stolen script and should return it immediately. Meanwhile, Icon’s PR people began to target Christian groups, evangelicals and conservative columnists. There was a long series of screenings, with Gibson usually present to personally charm the audience. Crucially, the Catholic Church distanced itself from the furore, meaning that any complaints were not official. The movie would remain uncensored. Apart, that is, from the one line that most believed to be the most contentious of all – “His blood be on us, and on our children”. Genuinely fearing the reaction of extremists if he did not compromise in some way, Gibson would have the line spoken, but remove its subtitle.

 

As it turned out, the controversy proved to be the best marketing tool in screen history. Before The Passion Of The Christ was released on Ash Wednesday, 2004, interest from Christian groups and the general public was such that a new record was set for pre-sales. The film stormed to Number One at the US box office and would return there over the Good Friday weekend. It would be the highest grossing R film in US history. Taking $370 million in America and $604 million worldwide it would be the 29th biggest movie of all time. There would be 203 million rentals in the States. And Gibson, who financed it to the tune of $25 million, who appeared in the film only as the hands that nail Jesus to the cross, was projected to make $360 million in 2004 alone. A year later his fortune would be estimated at $850 million, making him by far the wealthiest actor in the world.

 

Of course, for Gibson The Passion wasn’t about money, it was about the public expression of his traditionalist beliefs. Through an entity he controlled called the AJ Reilly Foundation he’d built a traditionalist chapel called Holy Family near his home in the Agoura Hills where he worshipped daily. He was seriously making up for those years of sinning. But he was also human enough to bend, to learn, to adapt. He’d publicly state the debt he owed to his wife for standing by him. He’d also admit to being too strict a disciplinarian with his first three children (the eldest, Hannah, would actually enter a drug rehab programme in February, 2004). Perhaps by way of recompense, he’d buy for the family the Fijian island of Mago – 2,160 hectares of paradise for $15 million.

 

As for acting, Gibson would now be seldom seen. He’d pop up very briefly as an anger management patient in the crude thriller Paparazzi, but mostly his energies were now directed into production and directing. With offices worldwide, Icon were now dealing with classy international pictures like Whale Rider and Maria Full Of Grace (like Miramax but not so crass), as well as TV shows like Complete Savages, apparently based on Gibson’s own home life. Also, Gibson had another directorial project on the go. This would be Apocalypto, an epic set at the end of the Mayan civilisation, where decadent leaders decide the gods must be appeased by more temples and human sacrifices and a would-be victim, having fled into the forest, must find some way to save his nation and its soul. Gibson would find more controversy when, though known as a staunch Republican, he said he saw parallels between his film’s despotic villains and the government of George W Bush. He’d recently also spoken out against euthanasia and stem cell research and, having donated millions of children’s hospitals, was proving difficult for liberals to demonize.

 

Having been a star for twenty-five years, Mel Gibson is now one of the biggest. Thankfully, he still works hard to produce good material and, perhaps better still, refuses to take his celebrity seriously. When voted The Sexiest Man Alive, for instance, he said “That implies there are a lot of dead guys who got more points than me”. Perhaps it’s due to Australia. His character was formed there, his career was launched there, and they know it, in 1997 making him an Officer of the Order of Australia, the highest award they could confer (well, they couldn’t make him captain of the cricket team, could they?). So forget the Yank stuff, the guy’s obviously a fair dinkum Aussie.

 

Thanks Dominic Wills for the great biography.

 

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29th May 2007

Mel Gibson Biography . . . Part Three!

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Hi Friends,

 

I thought I should start my blogging about Mel Gibson with his biography (I found it here). I think you will love it because it shows how much he suffered before he became this famous actor. I really admire his persistence and hard work.

Mel Gibson Biography is very long so, I had to cut it into 4 parts. Please read it. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did.

 

Born: 3 January 1956

Where: Peekskill, New York, USA

Awards: Won 2 Oscars, 1 Golden Globe

Height: 5′ 11″

Mel Gibson

With the Lethal Weapon franchise now in full swing, this was enough action for a while. Gibson turned down the lead in Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves (he also turned down the role of James Bond, TWICE – after Roger Moore had departed, and then after Timothy Dalton), and took on Shakespeare’s finest, Hamlet. Directed by Franco Zeffirelli, and co-starring such heavyweights as Glenn Close, Alan Bates and Paul Schofield, the movie was a huge risk for Gibson. Some critics jeered, unable to accept that Mad Max might dare to follow in the footsteps of Olivier, but Gibson really was good, more than holding his own in terrifying company. And he kept on with his “interesting” projects. Next came the tear-jerking Forever Young, where he played a man frozen for fifty years, then woken up by Elijah Wood (later Frodo Baggins in The Lord Of The Rings). Then he played alongside another kid in Man Without A Face, where he played a horribly scarred recluse who becomes a young boy’s mentor. Importantly, this was also Mel’s first directing experience – the thoroughly unlikely practice run for Braveheart.

 

Mel had formed a production company, called Icon, and had signed a $42 million, four-picture deal with Warners and got moving fast. Mel’s love of opera (inherited from his gran, probably) and classical music led Icon to produce Immortal Beloved. Later, they’d make Anna Karenina, 187 and Fairy Tale: A Love Story, the last of which would see Mel turn up in the last shot as the little heroine’s daddy, returned from the war. First, though, there was the Mel-starring Maverick, written by William Goldman and directed by Lethal Weapon’s Richard Donner.

 

But it was Icon’s next production that made Mel undeniably the biggest star in Hollywood. Randall Wallace (later to write Mel’s We Were Soldiers), sent a script to Icon concerning William Wallace, a Scottish hero who, partly for freedom’s sake and partly due to the brutalizing of his wife, went to war with Edward I and nearly won. Mel, who’d always love epics like Spartacus, went for it. The wife angle was familiar too, with Gibson taking to calling his character Mad Mac. As said, aside from the infinitely smaller Man Without A Face, Gibson had little experience of directing, and none of directing on this scale – and he knew it. Filming in Ireland, he took to carrying around a book he’d had made, titled A Beginner’s Guide To Directing The Epic. He had, though, done his homework, studying the battle sequences in Kubrick’s Spartacus and Orson Welles’ Chimes At Midnight. He knew what he wanted and, with the help of the Irish army reserve, serving as extras, he got it.

 

Braveheart was a mighty achievement. Aided by great performances from Gibson, Angus Macfadyen as Robert The Bruce and especially from Patrick McGoohan as Edward Longshanks, it was invigorating, touching and tremendously brutal. The battle sequences were amongst the best ever filmed, and the story-telling was strong too. Gibson surprised everyone – for action films are not traditionally the Academy’s favourites – by taking the Oscars for Best Picture and Best Director.

 

Turning down the role of another Brit icon, Steed in The Avengers, Gibson moved on to a string of huge hits. In Ransom he played a rich man taking all manner of crazy risks to rescue his kidnapped daughter. In Conspiracy Theory, co-starring Julia Roberts (who he kept sending dried rats) and directed once again by Richard Donner, he was a geek cabbie who gets drawn into a real CIA plot. Then, after Lethal Weapon 4, where Martin Riggs was unfortunately a parody of himself, there was the harsh and thrilling Payback, a remake of Lee Marvin’s Point Blank with Gibson as Porter, calmly and coldly beating and threatening everyone till he gets his money back. Mel had every right to be a bit tetchy – he suffered appendicitis during the shoot and production was halted for a week while he was in hospital.

 

After this came Wim Wenders’ more arty The Million Dollar Hotel where Gibson played an FBI agent investigating the bizarre occupants of run-down hostelry. The movie was apparently based on the ideas of U2 singer Bono, his band having performed on top of the same hotel when filming the video for Where The Streets Have No Name. After this, Mel provided the voice of Rocky Rhodes The Rhode Island Red Rooster in the animation Chicken Run (he’d earlier provided the voice of John Smith in Disney’s Pocahontas).

 

Now came two more Big Ones. In The Patriot, as Colonel Benjamin “Ghost” Martin, he took on the English forces during the American revolutionary war. The movie was a tad sentimental and borrowed heavily from Michael Mann’s superior Last Of The Mohicans. But audiences lapped it up, as they did Mel’s next offering, What Women Want. Here he was ad exec Nick Marshall, a macho sexist who, having been electrocuted in the bath, can suddenly hear what women are thinking. This, of course, causes much hilarity, both in his “romantic” life and in his relationship with his teenage daughter who’s plotting her first sexual experience. The movie made well over $300 million, and aside from winning him a Golden Globe nomination (he’d also received one for Ransom), it justified Mel’s now incredible pay-packets. For The Patriot he received a then-groundbreaking $25 million.

 

On he went to We Were Soldiers, the true story of a band of 400 elite US soldiers surrounded by 2000 North Vietnamese in one of the bloodiest conflicts of recent times. Like Saving Private Ryan, much of the movie was an extended battle sequence, but it was searingly effective, nonetheless. And there was also emotional weight added by Mel’s relationship with his screen wife, the excellent Madeleine Stowe.

 

After this, he took the lead in Signs, M. Night Shyamalan’s follow-up to The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable. Here he played a Pennsylvania farmer and former priest, his faith destroyed by a terrible accident. As bizarre and frightening events began to occur all over the world, mysterious crop circles appeared in his fields and the suspense racked up as Shyamalan reinvented the modern terror-flick. It was another massive hit for Gibson, recouping a budget of $62 million in its first weekend, topping the box office charts and later returning to the top for another two weeks. Soon passing the $200 million barrier, it was America’s biggest summer hit, even outdoing Goldmember.

 

Gibson’s next outing would be another fascinating piece – Keith Gordon’s film adaptation of Dennis Potter’s legendary TV series The Singing Detective. Here Robert Downey Jr would replace Michael Gambon as the pulp fiction writer driven to the verge of madness by psoriasis and living in a weird world of painful reality, hallucination and vengeful daydreams. Gibson, near unrecognisable in skullcap and thick-lensed glasses, would play his psychotherapist, attempting to understand his patient’s bitter tongue and violent temper.

 

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Tony Sticks.

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29th May 2007

Mel Gibson Biography . . . Part Two!

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Hi Friends,

 

I thought I should start my blogging about Mel Gibson with his biography (I found it here). I think you will love it because it shows how much he suffered before he became this famous actor. I really admire his persistence and hard work.

Mel Gibson Biography is very long so, I had to cut it into 4 parts. Please read it. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did.

 

Born: 3 January 1956

Where: Peekskill, New York, USA

Awards: Won 2 Oscars, 1 Golden Globe

Height: 5′ 11″

Mel Gibson

Now came more stage-work, and then the war movie Attack Force Z, a bad experience. Mel was disappointed that director Philip Noyce (later to make Dead Calm and Patriot Games) had left the project and, like the rest of a cast including Sam Neil, was also annoyed at the star-treatment meted out to John Philip Law. After filming ended in Thailand, he returned to Australia and, now married and needing the money, took a part in the prison drama Punishment.

 

Thank the Lord, matters quickly improved. Peter Weir, who’d helped re-generate the Aussie film industry with his marvellous Picnic At Hanging Rock, wanted Mel to star alongside newcomer Mark Lee in the war drama, Gallipoli. The pair would play young sprinters whose athletic careers are halted when they’re sent into action in Turkey during WW1. The army uses their talents by having them race through the trenches with important messages, while the British commanders are foolishly and mercilessly sending troops over the top into unanswerable machine-gun fire. It was an extremely moving movie, and not the last time Mel would be involved in Brit-bashing. Both Braveheart and The Patriot would also portray the denizens of this sceptred isle, this earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, this other Eden – DEMI-PARADISE – as a gang of plummy-voiced butchers. He’d answer outraged complaints with a cute and funny “Hey, we’re giving the Germans a break”. In Australia, of course, it didn’t matter. Gallipoli won Gibson a second Best Actor Award.

 

Next came another monster hit, as he returned to Mad Max. In The Road Warrior, we see Max years after the original killing and revenge, wandering the desolate landscape with a hound whose food he selfishly gobbles himself. No semblance of law remains and a community of nice people is under siege by a fantastically dangerous horde of punky marauders. Will Max help them escape with their fuel? Not a chance. At least not until – thanks to the marauders – all his bones are broken and his eyes are popping out of his head.

 

Mad Max 2, undoubtedly one of the best and most exciting action films ever made, was another massive hit and made Gibson a star in America. But, rather than go down the action hero route (he’d turn down a part in The Running Man), he chose to play a reporter in Indonesia when revolution struck in 1965, in Peter Weir’s The Year Of Living Dangerously. Here he had an onscreen affair with Sigourney Weaver (they had to raise his shoes for this, though Mel, at 5’9″, is not short). Linda Hunt, as his crazy, tiny photographer, would win an Oscar. From here, Mel moved on to The Bounty, playing Fletcher Christian to Anthony Hopkins’ Captain Bligh. The cast featured the cream of the British and Irish crop – Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox, Liam Neeson, Daniel Day-Lewis, plus stalwarts like Bernard Hill and Philip Davis and, further down the bill, John Sessions and Neil Morrissey.

 

The movie was filmed on Moorea, an island near Tahiti, and the shoot was marked by some serious drinking sessions. When away from his family (the kids were coming regularly now), Mel would hit the sauce with abandon. It was reported that, on one occasion, he got into another bar brawl and was so badly bruised they had to change the order of shooting. A year or so later, he’d be charged with drinking and driving, receiving a three month ban and a $300 fine. Like many very shy people, Mel found life to be more fun and himself to be more gregarious after a few drinks. But it became a problem and, by the early Nineties, he’d entered a programme to sort himself out.

 

After The Bounty came the first movie where Mel adopted an American accent, when he and Sissy Spacek battled to keep their farm in The River (Spacek would be Oscar-nominated). Then, once again trying to steer clear of action parts, he played a jailbird helped to escape by besotted warden’s wife Diane Keaton in Mrs Soffel (helmed by Aussie director Gillian Armstrong). After this came Mad Max 3: Beyond Thunderdome, a fairly weak sequel that featured Tina Turner and, more interestingly, Angelo Rossitto – a dwarf from the brilliant Freaks – as The Master.

 

Now came another monster, Lethal Weapon, the first of a series of four. This was a superior buddy movie, with Gibson playing maverick cop Martin Riggs, constantly taunting the more conservative partner, family man Danny Glover. But it wasn’t JUST a buddy movie. One of the opening scenes, where Riggs has lost his wife and is contemplating suicide, saw Mel deliver a truly moving performance, excellent by anyone’s standards. With the financial proceeds from his last two movies, Mel bought a 300-acre cattle ranch in the Kiewa Valley in northern Victoria, then a house in Malibu, so he wouldn’t have to be away from his family so much, and the kids could stick to the same school.

 

After Lethal Weapon came Tequila Sunrise, where Mel played a drug dealer pursued by an old friend, now a policeman (played by Kurt Russell), with the pair of them falling for restauranteuse Michelle Pfeiffer. Gibson and Russell would become great friends and Mel, who’d been seeking a strong comedy for some years, now made Bird On A Wire with Russell’s wife, Goldie Hawn. Then came another war flick, Air America.

 

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Tony Sticks.

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