Category Archives: Entertainment

Six Audition Tips for Voice Over Actors

Photo by@neilgodding via unsplash.com John Kovacevich Several years back, I wrote some audition tips for my on-camera actor friends. (Here and here.) As a creative director in the advertising business, I’ve watched and listened to a LOT of commercial auditions, including thousands of VO recordings. Here are a few tips. Everything that follows is, of course, just one […]

20 Tips and Tricks for Shooting Your Next Film

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Amanda Directing a film is hard! Lighting, costumes, locations, permits, budgets, audio, actors, editing… how can you do everything well? We’re here to help you figure out how to make the best film possible. Follow these 20 filmmaking tricks and tips to make your short film or feature film a success.   1. Don’t rush […]

Stan Lee’s Daughter Blasts Disney And Marvel: ‘No One Could Have Treated My Father Worse’

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By COREY ATAD Stan Lee and Joan Celia Lee. Photo: Jim Smeal/ShutterstockStan Lee’s daughter has no love for Marvel or Disney.TMZ caught up with the late comic creator’s daughter Joan Celia “JC” Lee for her opinion in the wake of the studio’s negotiation dispute with Sony over control of the Spider-Man character.“Marvel and Disney seeking total control […]

How Alex Metcalf Used His Acting Experience to Guide Russell Crowe in ‘The Loudest Voice’

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BY BRANDON KIRBY | JULY 30, 2019 9:30 AM Photo Source: Courtesy of JoJo Whilden/Showtime “The Loudest Voice” showrunner Alex Metcalf expected that finding an actor to play the larger-than-life Roger Ailes would be a herculean task. “Russell [Crowe] was always one of the people we dreamed about and, honestly, assumed we would probably never get,” Metcalf reveals. […]

Charles Barkley named this Celtics legend as best player he had to guard in NBA

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Charles Barkley named this Celtics legend as best player he had to guard in NBA Nick Goss Charles Barkley played in the golden era of the NBA. His career began in the 1984-85 season at the height of the Larry Bird/Magic Johnson rivalry, and it ended after the 1999-00 campaign — two seasons following Michael Jordan’s second retirement from the Chicago Bulls after […]

Chris Rock starring on Season 4 of ‘Fargo,’ which will film at Chicago’s Cinespace Studios

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Chris Rock will star on the upcoming fourth season of the “Fargo” TV show, which is set to begin filming in Chicago in the fall

Sh**y People Were ‘Brutally Unkind’ To Sharon Stone After Her Stroke

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Sharon Stone Gets Candid About Life After Her Stroke: ‘People Treated Me in a Way That Was Brutally Unkind’ By JAMES PATRICK HERMAN James Patrick Herman   CREDIT: ROB LATOUR/VARIETY/SHUTTERSTOCK Sharon Stone is back. And after famously serving as amfAR’s Global Campaign Chair for 15 years, she’s taken on a new role as advocate for brain-aging diseases […]

Netflix Reaches Settlement on Fyre Fest Documentary Lawsuit

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Netflix Streaming company had been sued over usage of footage in Chris Smith’s “Fyre” Jeremy Fuster | July 17, 2019 @ 1:19 PM A copyright lawsuit against Netflix over footage used in its Fyre Festival documentary was dropped on Tuesday after the streaming company reached an undisclosed settlement with the plaintiff, according to court documents obtained […]

The Glass Menagerie Scene 1 – Tennessee Williams

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The Glass Menagerie Scene 1 – Introduction – Tennessee Williams Yes I have tricks in my pockets. Yes I have things up my sleeves. But I am the opposite of a stage magician. He gives you illusion that has the appearance of truth. I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion. The begin […]

The 8 Best Bruce Springsteen Books 

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A page-by-page guide to becoming a Springsteen scholar Photo by Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images Bruce Springsteen proved himself to be a natural dramatist with a knack for crafting memorable, fleshed-out characters—none more elaborate than himself. Few artists from the classic rock era take as much care in accurately telling their own story; it’s hard to […]