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Be a Better Actor and Listen!

Acting coach Kimberly Jentzen talks about her experience with A list actors, including Meryl Streep and how well they listen to others.  She points...
A picture of Marlon Brando in a tuxedo with black tie, in his darkened study talking to a man in a white suit, whose face we cannot see, from "The Godfather".

Iconic Movie Scenes That Were Never Supposed to Happen

We all have our favorite movies, and while filmmaking is a subjective art, there are some films destined to become icons of the their...
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Amy Jo Berman on How to Stop the Struggling Actor Syndrome

In this video, " 5 Steps to Let Go of Excuses and Stop the Struggling Actor Syndrome", former HBO casting director Amy Jo Berman...
Actress Charlize Theron stands in a bar wearing a strapy little black number and smoking a cigarrette.

Is Atomic Blonde the Female James Bond?

Atomic Blonde Director: David Leitch Release Date: July 28, 2017 Rated: R Firstly, I want to confess that I love the James Bond movies.  I say 'confess' because...

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is Back!

Maggie Samek reviews The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and of course she's completely and totally spot on....and marvelous in her own right! https://youtu.be/0EJRNWUnYus
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The Joy of Memeing with Bob Ross, Friend Dog Studios

If you ever watched Bob Ross paint on PBS you'll love this spoof on Bob Ross using technology.  Friend Dog Studios really got creative...

Trainspotting Today

In January 2009, Danny Boyle declared his wish to make a sequel to his 1996 film Trainspotting which would take place nine years after...
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Ivana Chubbuck on Accessing Feelings

Ivana Chubbuck Explains To be a great actor you need to be interested in the process, the journey and your ability to overcome obstacles both...
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KidsCasting Parent Academy: Secrets of Success

Going out on auditions can be tough on any actor.  But what if your child wants to audition for shows?  What do you tell...
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Friend Dog Studios: Chill-elbrities! with Jim O’Heir!

The guys from Friend Dog Studios meet Parks and Recreation actor, Jim O'Heir.  In their mock reality tv show, Chill-elbrities, Brian, Ben and Seth get to...
Meryl Streep is smiling at the camera. Her blonde hair is pulled up in a bun. She wears a white jacket with small, dangling pearl earings.

The Best Acting of All Time – Compilation Part 1

While acting is a subjective art, there are times when a consensus can be formed to highlight some of the best acting scenes in...