Ewan McGregor


Timmie and Ryan introduce a new series of episodes on actors!  Starting off with Scottish favorite, Ewan McGregor just seemed so right.  We’ve been following his career with great interest…

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I. Intro 

A. Acting!

B. How Did This Come About?

C. Acting Is Subjective

D. How Does This Episode Compare With Our Directors Episodes?

II. Why Ewan McGregor? [00:06:30]

A. Well…We Named Our Dog After Him

B. Choosing The Films

  • Trainspotting (1996)
  • The Pillow Book (1996)
  • Velvet Goldmine (1998)
  • Moulin Rouge (2001)
  • Black Hawk Down (2001)
  • Big Fish (2003)
  • I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
  • Beginners (2010)
  • Perfect Sense (2011)
  • Salmon Fishing in The Yemen (2011)

III. Talking About Actors [00:17.36]

A. Set Topics and Criteria

B. Je Ne Sais Quoi

C. Believability

D. On-Screen Chemistry

E. Style/Approach to Acting/Choosing Roles

F. Does He Have Range?

G. When Did We Get Wind of Him?

H. Offscreen Life

I. Favorite Film/Character

IV. Mini Segments [01:00:00]

A. Christopher Lee

B. NJAM Sees It: Jurassic World (2015), Jurassic Park (1993), West of Memphis (2012)

V. Conclusions [01:06:55]

A. Related Links

Original Music

The music found in this episode was written and performed by the talented Jesse James.

Audio Editing

This show was edited by Ryan Jacobi.

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