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Farewell Philip Seymour Hoffman – The world of cinema mourns.

  “In my mid-20s, an actor told me, ‘Acting ain’t no puzzle,’ ” Hoffman said, after returning to his seat. “I thought: ‘Ain’t no puzzle?!?’ You must be bad!” He laughed. “You must be really bad, because it is a puzzle. Creating anything is hard. It’s a cliché thing to say, but every time you […]

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Meryl Streep Slams Walt Disney, Celebrates Emma Thompson as a “Rabid, Man-Eating Feminist” | Vanity Fair

Following up on our first report about Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese’s excellent acceptance speech at the National Board of Review gala on Tuesday, Emma Thompson and Meryl Streep were next to entertain the audience in what could have been just another boring speech-fest-clap-a-thon. Accepting the best actress honor, Emma Thompson continued her reign as the most entertaining,outspoken person on […]

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2013 Best Actor Roundtable – THR

Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Josh Brolin and Michael B. Jordan sit down for a freewheeling discussion on audition anxiety, turning down a $15 million payday, and why Leto refuses to watch his own films. Read the full 2013 Top Actor roundtable from Hollywood Reporter article here.

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Ask Me!: How does direction work?

QUESTION FROM: Annie I was just wondering. Does director tell the actor that in that scene he will come across the room, take a mug with coffe and sit on a couch? Or maybe an actor do it by himself? I mean, does someone tells him what to do or he has to imagine it […]

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2013 Best Actress Roundtable – THR

The Hollywood Reporter does the best seasonal roundtables with top actors and actresses every year. This one’s for the ladies…

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