Ten Star Portraits in Time: Bening, Firth, Williams, Swinton, Franco & More Talk Fave Performances

by Sophia Savage
February 14, 2011 9:51 AM
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Thompson on Hollywood

Time Magazine features ten actors -- Hailee Steinfeld, Jacki Weaver, Annette Bening, Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, James Franco, Noomi Rapace, Michelle Williams, Tilda Swinton and Jesse Eisenberg -- whom they consider "sorcerers who, by pouring self into story, created indelible characters worth admiring or reviling — and always worth treasuring." Their portraits are below, as well as videos in which the stars to talk about their own favorite performers.

Thompson on Hollywood

Thompson on Hollywood

[Photos by Peter Hapak for Time]

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  • Brian | February 15, 2011 5:39 AMReply

    I can only wonder how Louis B. Mayer, Harry Cohn, Adolph Zukor, Jack L. Warner or Darryl F. Zanuck would have reacted when confronted with those pictures. It wouldn't have been pretty.

  • Koto | February 15, 2011 4:41 AMReply

    Sorry Anne,it's O/T in here..But "One Day" poster was just premiered and I think it's excellent.Finally Jim Sturgess has the film which breaks him.I think he is a future Oscar winner.

    [i]"The early buzz on the film is very strong, Focus placed the film with a key summer release date last month"[/i]

  • Anne Thompson | February 15, 2011 12:11 AMReply

    I suspect Time did not get all the actors it wanted...

  • GL | February 15, 2011 12:04 AMReply

    Steinfeld and Rapace get in but not Portman, snub much? Other than that, always lovely to see everyone speak. Specially Benning.

  • Laura | February 14, 2011 11:56 AMReply

    Broken link :/

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