Interviews

Citizen Caine

With his distinct cockney accent and rough-around-the-edges charm, Michael Caine gained stardom in the 1960s as the working-class antithesis to the typical upper-class English hero. The Review met with Caine to discuss his successful—yet seesawed—career. How did you get into acting? My father thought acting was for sissies – but he didn’t actively discourage me from doing it. He died soon after I became an actor. But my mother always encouraged me to do whatever I wanted, she was really great. Growing up, how involved were you with the South London gangsters?  I knew a lot of gangsters in London very well. That’s why, when I made Get Carter, I…

Q&A – Jean Georges Vongerichten

Since the hotel opened 60 years ago on a promontory of the same name, Eden Rock has been a magnet for the A-list crowd from Greta Garbo and Howard Hughes to some of today’s most distinguished celebs. 2012 saw the addition of acclaimed chef Jean Georges Vongerichten join the hotel. This is the first collaboration of its kind on St Barths, and Vongerichten is responsible for the hotel’s two renowned restaurants, The Sand Bar and On the Rocks. What made you decide to join Eden Rock-St Barths?  I have always loved St Barths as a vacation destination.  When approached to open a restaurant at Eden Rock I was hesitant since…