Brian Slade, a young rock star, inspires numerous teenage boys and girls to paint their nails and explore their own sexuality. Unable to escape the character role of "Maxwell Demon" that he created, he plots his own murder.
His androgynous features are offset by a weedy film of stubble and a lank, greasy ponytail.
His nails are bitten and on his feet he is wearing a pair of ugly, square-toed cowboy boots.
Ever since Jonathan Rhys Meyers smoldered his way through “Velvet Goldmine”, he’s been the most sought-after new beauty in Tinseltown.
But he still thinks he’s ugly, or at least that’s what he tells the girls. This car has to travel all the way from SE1 to W11 in the middle of Friday afternoon traffic and the driver has just told Jonathan Rhys Meyers he is not allowed to smoke.
What am I going to do-o-o,” and he slumps back into his seat, staring morosely at the pelting rain outside.
Rhys Meyers has the body of a tiny ballet dancer, hugged today by a pair of brown leather jeans and his girlfriend’s shrunken black sweater with a hole in the armpit.“You are fucking kidding me,” Rhys Meyers says in a broad Irish accent, his red-rimmed eyes brimming with disbelief.“I can’t smoke at the place where I’m going either…Ah shit!The first time I watched it I was thinking "Okay, too much hype and too little point." Isn't that sorta what glam rock's about though? And the movie does start somewhere and end somewhere else.Several characters change drastically in the course of this film.He did, however, perk up slightly when lunch was placed on the table, his eyes widening like saucers when pudding – a large banoffee pie – suddenly appeared.