Anya Taylor-Joy, who is 26 years old, has been awarded a Golden Globe Award for pursuing careers that twice her age would envy. Making her breakthrough with Robert Eggers'' The Witch an instant success that sparked her into stardom, Taylor-Joy has since starred in many great films, including Eggers'' latest hit The Northman.
Taylor-Joy plays Olga in this action-filled film set around the turn of the 10th century. Though this role is unlike anything she previously did, this actress is extremely versatile and doesn''t tie herself to any one genre. Her best movies and series, described here, reflect that.
In his feature film, Robert Eggers focuses on a period horror film set in 1630 New England. After a Puritan family suffers from a dry day when their youngest son Samuel comes missing, his crops start failing. With no explanation for these misfortunes, all fingers point to Thomasin (Taylor-Joy), the eldest daughter of farmer William (Ralph Ineson) and Katherine (Kate Dickie, who convince her twin siblings she is a witch
The Witch isn''t influenced by jump scares or cheap tricks to entertain its audience. Instead, like the A24 horrors that follow it (Saint Maud, Midsommar), it blends themes of hysteria, trauma, and religion to create a sense of dread that culminates in the film''s final scene. Taylor-Joy is absolutely capable of portraying young Thomasin, who desperately wants to be a good girl, but finds herself attracted to the darkness. This
Split, which was written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, is a psychological thriller about Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy), a man with 23 personalities who kidnaps and hold captive three teenagers. These victims are best friends Claire (Haley Lu Richardson) and Marcia (Jessica Sula) and social outcast Casey (Taylor-Joy). These girls learn about Kevin''s 24th character, The Beast, and connect together to fight it
Taylor-Joy has the most significant role of the three girls as Casey, who is a curious person and loves Kevin in a way that other people cannot. This, combined with her survivalist knowledge, gives Casey the foundation for her escape. Some of Casey''s best scenes include 9-year-old alter Hedwig, a Kanye West-loving dancer she meets as part of her escape plan. Hedwig provides plenty of laughs, and his innocence gives a more sympathetic portrayal of
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is a Netflix novel fantasy series based on the 1982 Jim Henson film The Dark Crystal. Rian (Taron Egerton), Deet, and Brea (Taylor-Joy) embark on a quest to save their planet from the corrupted, tyrannical Skeksis, the self-proclaimed Lords of the Crystal. The Crystal of Truth is the beating heart of Thra, which in the Skeksis'' hands, has
Age of Resistance, which was recognized by critics and audiences, was chosen for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children''s Program. It features extraordinary puppetry, production technique, and voice acting superior to the original film. It is considered one of the most effective adaptations ever created, which is because of Taylor-Joy''s limited ability to gain support for younger children.
The Queen''s Gambit is a Netflix fantasy miniseries based on the 1983 Walter Tevis novel of the same name. Beth Harmon, a fictional chess prodigy, is first discovered at age 9 after her mother passed away, and is then sent to a rehabilitation facility. Beth immediately follows Beth into the game, settling down in fear of addiction for the next decade.
The Queen''s Gambit, which was first seen by 62 million households in its first 28 days, set the record for Netflix''s most-watched limited series ever, including 11 Emmys and two Golden Globes. This isn''t surprising, as the story enthuses grief, addiction, and sexuality, as well as the acting. Unlike Taylor-Joy, Thomas Brodie-Sangster is a particularly great performer in the on-screen competition.
Last Night in Soho, directed by Edgar Wright and co-written by Wright and Krysty Wilson, is a psychological thriller about a young country girl, Eloise (Thomasin McKenzie), who is unwell living in her room, where she discovers Sandie (Taylor) in the 60s. Eloise is adept at doing everything retro, but she finds her own way out of the past in many ways.
Sandie is a complex character who is, in many ways, the main character of Last Night in Soho. It''s the first time audiences see Sandie which is almost always through Eloise''s eyes, but her slowly break down. In this film, McKenzie recognizes that she is an individual who helps her get to work. In this video, you can see the picture of Sandie as a character, who loves to play.