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How 'The Fault in Our Stars' became a cult sensation - New York Post

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How 'The Fault in Our Stars' became a cult sensation
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As word spread through the theater that one of the actors from the film had entered the building, shrieks shook the room. In all directions, teenage girls ...
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"Befuddling phenomenon."

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Jessica Lange: 'Acting Has Been an Escape Into the Imagination' - Variety

Jessica Lange: 'Acting Has Been an Escape Into the Imagination' - Variety | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Entertainment news, film reviews, awards, film festivals, box office, entertainment industry conferences
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Applause!  Today's Good Read for actors!

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Box Office: 'Gone Girl' Becomes David Fincher's Highest-Grossing Film in U.S. - Variety

Box Office: 'Gone Girl' Becomes David Fincher's Highest-Grossing Film in U.S. - Variety | Acting Training | Scoop.it
"Gone Girl" has overtaken "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" as director David Fincher's highest-grossing film in the U.S. Fox's marital thriller earned $1.8 million on Friday at the box office,...
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Good year for Ben Affleck and David Fincher.

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Watch this cool sci-fi short film starring Game of Thrones' Littlefinger - Gizmodo

Watch this cool sci-fi short film starring Game of Thrones' Littlefinger - Gizmodo | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Bad news: Ambition wasn't the movie as I wished for (it should be!
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Putting this on the "To Watch" list for today.  :)

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Why 'They Live' Is a Subversive 1980s Masterpiece - RollingStone.com

Why 'They Live' Is a Subversive 1980s Masterpiece - RollingStone.com | Acting Training | Scoop.it
John Carpenter's 'They Live' did more than give us sci-fi/horror pulp — it gave us the last word on the Reagan era.
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Sting musical 'The Last Ship' opens on Broadway to mixed reviews - Los Angeles Times

Sting musical 'The Last Ship' opens on Broadway to mixed reviews - Los Angeles Times | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Sting officially opened his musical "The Last Ship" on Sunday at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York.
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WHY ARE REALITY TV STARS FAMOUS? - Film School'D

It's a simple enough question. But the answer is more complicated than you'd would ever expect. From the Far North to the Jersey Shore, we take a look at “reality” on film and TV, and...
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A sore subject for many of us.

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Theatre Review: The Grapes Of Wrath - Capital Public Radio News

Theatre Review: The Grapes Of Wrath - Capital Public Radio News | Acting Training | Scoop.it
John Steinbeck’s classic novel of poverty and migration marks its 75th anniversary this year. The Sacramento Theater Company is staging a theatrical version of this famous American saga, including new music by Misner and Smith.
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Happy 75th Anniversary, "Grapes of Wrath!"  So iconic.  Still a source of inspiration today.  In fact, it directly influences our new film project, "Blue Sunset."

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Tweet from @BehindScenesPic

Tweet from @BehindScenesPic | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Movie theatre in Bora Bora pic.twitter.com/tKd9C4xoY8
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This is almost too good to be real!!

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Where have all the working-class actors gone? - The Guardian

Where have all the working-class actors gone? - The Guardian | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Alex Andreou: Funding cuts, a bourgeois industry, and a glut of middle- and upper-class parts might explain why it’s harder than ever for the non-wealthy to make a career in the theatre
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Interesting observation.

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Tom Hanks helping Ohio college raise funds - News-Herald.com

Tom Hanks helping Ohio college raise funds - News-Herald.com | Acting Training | Scoop.it
FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — Tom Hanks' latest starring role?
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Part of an actor's job -- and purpose -- is to make the world a better place.  Way to go, Tom Hanks.

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Curtains Up! The 2014-15 UCLA TFT theater season has arrived - UC Los Angeles

Curtains Up! The 2014-15 UCLA TFT theater season has arrived - UC Los Angeles | Acting Training | Scoop.it
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s 2014-15 theater season features 13 events, including The Two Cities Project, and the Francis Ford Coppola One ...
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Always interesting to see what's going on here....

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The Making of On the Town: How a Group of Young Upstarts Made Broadway ... - Vanity Fair

The Making of On the Town: How a Group of Young Upstarts Made Broadway ... - Vanity Fair | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Adam Green recounts the long odds, lucky breaks, and leaps of faith that led to opening night.
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Wonderful story of about a bunch of Broadway legends.  Good read.

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Tim and Eric bring John C. Reilly to the Lincoln Theatre in support of the ... - Washington Post

Tim and Eric bring John C. Reilly to the Lincoln Theatre in support of the ... - Washington Post | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Think of “Bedtime Stories” as a cross between “The Twilight Zone,” “Twin Peaks” and the duo’s bizarre, star-making sketch show, “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!”
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Crazy stuff!  Can someone tell us if this is coming (or already came) to Detroit?

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Hey, Johnny! Theatrical Advice - When You Should Listen to Your Elders (And ... - Playbill.com

Hey, Johnny! Theatrical Advice - When You Should Listen to Your Elders (And ... - Playbill.com | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Playbill.com's "Hey, Johnny!" theatrical advice column is back this week with responses for two of our readers about the role a mentor can play in the life of a theatre lover.
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LG Shows Digital Cinema 4K Monitor

LG Shows Digital Cinema 4K Monitor | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Presented at PhotoExpo, in New York, the Digital Cinema 4K Monitor from LG Electronics is, according to the company, “a professional-grade yet affordable desktop display that delivers the intense detail and color accuracy demanded by today’s photo,...

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Seems wonderful...

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specs looks pretty good on this one

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Darren Aronofsky on What We Lose When Film Dies, How Storytelling is ... - Indie Wire

Darren Aronofsky on What We Lose When Film Dies, How Storytelling is ... - Indie Wire | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Darren Aronofsky and producing partner Scott Franklin sat down with Producers Guild of America president Gary Lucchesi at PGA's Produced By Conference in New Yo
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Found this a very interesting article with lots of food for thought, especially the idea of moving beyond a 90-minute feature format as the ultimate goal in film storytelling.  

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Somewhere in Time Weekend on Mackinac Island - MyNorth.com

Somewhere in Time Weekend on Mackinac Island - MyNorth.com | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Originally published in the October 2002 issue of Traverse, the "Somewhere in Time Weekend" is as timeless as ever in this article.
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For all you romantics out there!

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The Best Foreign-Language Films of 2014 - Indie Wire

The Best Foreign-Language Films of 2014 - Indie Wire | Acting Training | Scoop.it
The year isn't over yet, but it's already rich with international cinema. Here are 30 movies released this year that critics in our Criticwire Network think you
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Through the years, the Actor's Workshop has had the privilege of working with actors from all parts of the world: Germany, Finland, Great Britain, Italy, France, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, South Africa, Mexico, among others.  It's fun to see what filmmakers in the world are doing......  

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Theater and comedy events, Oct. 23-29 - Detroit Free Press

Theater and comedy events, Oct. 23-29 - Detroit Free Press | Acting Training | Scoop.it
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Theater and comedy events, Oct. 23-29
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PROFESSIONAL THEATER. "Annapurna": 7 p.m. Thu., 8 p.m. Fri., 3 & 8 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., 2 & 7 p.m. Wed. Through Dec. 20. Purple Rose Theatre, 137 Park, Chelsea.
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Lomography Launches LomoChrome Turquoise: A Colorful New C-41 Film Stock

Lomography Launches LomoChrome Turquoise: A Colorful New C-41 Film Stock | Acting Training | Scoop.it
In their ongoing effort to keep film fun and interesting, Lomography has announced the new Lomography LomoChrome Turquoise XR 100–400 film stock. Designed

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Wow.  How long has it been since a new film stock has been introduced?  Interesting.

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Major benefits for students who attend live theater, study finds

Major benefits for students who attend live theater, study finds | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Field trips to live theater enhance literary knowledge, tolerance, and empathy among students, according to a study.
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YES!  WE KNOW IT!!

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"Dear White People" Director Justin Simien Wants to Change the Way We Talk ... - Complex.com

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"Dear White People" director Justin Simien discusses the powerful dramedy's backstory.
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This looks very funny!

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Thriller turned classic pulp stories into terrifying television - A.V. Club DC

Thriller turned classic pulp stories into terrifying television - A.V. Club DC | Acting Training | Scoop.it
With so many new series popping up on streaming services and DVD, it gets harder and harder to keep up with recent shows, much less the all-time classics.
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Just in time for Halloween.

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Booze, broads & Bond: Roger Moore's memoir - New York Post

Booze, broads & Bond: Roger Moore's memoir - New York Post | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Whenever Roger Moore, who will be 87 on Tuesday, gets depressed thinking about all his movie friends who have gone to “that great cutting room in the sky,” he recalls a story another friend up in t...
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Bet this is an entertaining read!

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National Theatre of the Deaf

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A touring theater group composed of deaf and hearing actors who entertain audiences worldwide through music, sign language, and the spoken word.
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Props to our deaf colleagues who prove acting is more than talking.

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