See: Don Logan for Live Aid

Posted by Craig Grobler on Google+ On Monday, September 29, 2008

Awesome I had heard about these promo videos that Ben Kingsley had done for Live Aid. I searched high & low for them for well over 18 months and eventually gave up writing them off to some sort of urban myth or marketing hype. Lo & behold if the possible visit from a friend sparks off a quick look for Don Logan media Hey Presto! Not 1 but all 3 of them.

For those of you who are not aware of who Don Logan is. Firstly shame on you - you are missing out on a modern classic. Rush out and get a copy of Sexy Beast as quick as possible.

Sexy Beast is a 2000 British film directed by Jonathan Glazer, starring Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley and Ian McShane. It was Glazer's debut feature film. He had previously been a director of music videos, such as Rabbit in Your Headlights for British electronica group UNKLE, and commercials for companies such as Guinness and Levi.

It is a classic piece of modern gangster noir by way of MTV. An engaging story, colourful characters, music and vision working as one and there is Don Logan. Don is possibly the most menacing character since Sonny Corleone. Ben kingsley received countless nominations and awards for the role.

From Wiki:
Ben Kingsley as Don Logan. Don is a foul-mouthed, psychopathic and violent man who is part of the London underworld. He is a recruiter who puts crack teams together to do various jobs. A very determined man who will go to any length to make things go his way, Don uses anything and everything in his power to convince Gal to return to London to do a final job. Ben Kingsley, on the DVD commentry, calls Don "The Unhappiest Man in the World" and in several interviews, Kingsley has claimed that he based the character of Don Logan largely on his grandmother, whom he called, " A vile and extremely unpleasant woman."


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