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This story was originally published in the February 21st, 1991 issue of Rolling Stone.
Mr. and Mrs. Robin Williams are slow dancing. The time: a winter afternoon. The place: a photographer's studio in the Chelsea section of New York. The music: high-decibel funk. Everybody else in the studio is abuzz — adjusting lights, fussing with props, running back and forth from the kitchen with sushi. Still, Williams and his wife, Marsha, keep coming together in these quick, sweet tableaux. It's strange to see the thirty-nine-year-old actor and comedian with his guard down »
Ron Perlman is a man born to act through prosthetics. In point of fact, he’s been doing so for years, donning make-up in projects ranging from 1987′s Beauty and the Beast TV series to 1996′s The Island of Dr. Moreau, to say nothing of his debut role in 1981′s Paleolithic drama Quest for Fire. But it’s his work in Hellboy and Hellboy II: The Golden Army - Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro’s adaptation of Mike Mignola’s celebrated comic books – that perhaps best establish Perlman’s reputation with make-up and costuming.
So it’s a shame that box office records weren’t kinder to Perlman’s interpretation on the world’s greatest paranormal investigator. Both Hellboy pictures drew favorable reactions not just from fans, but from critics, and yet neither managed to break even in domestic ticket sales (though ...
- Andy Crump
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