Golden Goal: Clive Allen for QPR v West Ham (1984) | Rob Smyth

04 February 2020 12:30
Allen’s triple drag-back at a muddy Upton Park was the kind of instinctive brilliance that belonged on the CopacabanaFor much of her glorious acting career, Edie Falco had a secret: she didn’t know what she was doing. She accepted that, objectively, she was very good – the Golden Globe, Emmy and Screen Guild awards for her work in the Sopranos and Nurse Jackie gave that away – but struggled with her inability to explain why she was good. It all stemmed from her time at college, when she was surrounded by polished students who could articulate what made for great acting. But Falco was the only one who could produce it.After sustained success, and a chance encounter in an airport with a Meryl Streep biography, Falco became comfortable with the fact that, as she puts it: “There’s certain people who know how to act from a more intrinsic level than an intellectual one.” Probably more than she realises. Related: Golden goal: Glenn Hoddle for Tottenham v Watford (1983) | Simon Burnton Fantastic goal by Clive Allen for QPR in 1984. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian