The film world was dealt a great loss recently with the passing of Canadian actor Tracy Wright. Tracy won the Chlotrudis Career-So-Far Award in 2007 and she was a great supporter of Chlotrudis making lots of friends when she came to Boston to receive her award. More, Tracy became a personal friend between her visits to Boston and our visits to Toronto in the past several years. She was an incredibly special person that touched everyone she met. She was an amazing actor who specialized is lonely, socially challenged characters, who infused her roles with a depth and power that lifted them above stereotype. Tracy started her career in fringe theater, and appeared in dozens of Canadian films, including LAST NIGHT, HIGHWAY 61 and MONKEY WARFARE. She is probably best known below the border fo | Read more »
Peter Keough, our pal from the Boston Phoenix, had some lovely things to say about our Annual Awards Ceremony earlier this week on his blog, Outside the Frame. (And no, it was not an April Fool's Joke.) Chlotrudis member TC also commented on the Awards at the IndieFilmSpotlight on his Popcorn N Roses website.
Theatre-going New Yorkers may know Susan Blackwell from her terrific performance in [title of show] or her supporting role in the current Off-Broadway hit Speech and Debate. Chlotrudis members may know Susan Blackwell from her star turn in the Chlotrudis Award-winning Short Film BUN-BUN. But Scot is the lucky man who knew Susan Blackwell as a friend and fellow theatre major in college. Tonight we saw Susan's brief appearance in Noah Baumbach's MARGOT AT THE WEDDING, then what do I find in my RSS feed when I get home but 61 photos from the upcoming Hilary Swank film P.S. I LOVE YOU. One of those photos features a great photo with Susan having a rip-roaring argument with Swank while Gina Gershon holds her back. Check it out!