Although he left us way too soon, Robin Williams also left us a tremendous gift, full of lessons and full of joy, in his body of work. For that I am truly grateful.
Most movie extras are not professionals in the acting business, but rather just people who you would see on the street. Everyone has the opportunity to become a movie extra, if they only know how.
I share my exclusive interview with actors Chloë Grace Moretz & Liana Liberato and author Gayle Forman about their new film If I Stay.
Just as television broadcasting was changed by cable and satellite, leading to narrowcasting by consumers, streaming specific shows to a variety of devices, so too has feature film distribution entered a revolutionary era.
What if environmentalists are ignoring the largest contributing factor to global climate change? It's a provocative question sure to offend the sensibilities of those who view themselves as staunch defenders of the planet.
For every flaw I struggled to find while I watched it with wide, wonder-filled eyes, each flaw was clearly justified. The only thing that bothers me is that if there is a sequel it will take at least 12 years before I get to see it.
As we mourn the tragic loss of Robin Williams, let us celebrate the life of this special man who devoted decades of his life to gifting us with laughter and joy.
She was born Betty Joan Perske in the Bronx in 1924 to two Jewish immigrants. She was immortalized as "Lauren Bacall" for her smoky voice, come-hither looks, flirtatious wit.
The domination, killing, destruction, increased work and effort of modern society are not the hallmarks of intelligence, but rather stupidity. How can we use the 10% of our mental capacity more intelligently and effectively? Here are a few ideas:
The movie business - probably more than any other industry - is run by a select group of men and women whose main goal is simply to keep their job another day.
I say oui oui to this tasty heartfelt romantic film, it was a hundred-foot journey worth taking. After all, there's nothing wrong with feeding your belly and soul with a little corniness.
All we really need to do is watch a teenager playing a video game -- trance-like and oblivious to the world around them -- to know that entertainment, in every way shape or form, can change the way we think and act. Personally, I found the deepest meaning of this concept last summer, while visiting a filmmaker for a piece I was writing on him.
The truth: Sykes is a down-to-earth mama who does comedy for a living and loves the hell out of life, but when I talked to her -- she was a normal chick trying to get a few words in before her five-year-old twins -- Lucas and Olivia -- hauled off into the nearby pool.
Life gives us constant opportunities to give up, to abandon ourselves to the conclusion that the great drama in which we are all actors is ultimately more tragedy than comedy.
These are not The Best of Times/Club Paradise is lost to some/The Survivors are left to mourn/And wonder What Dreams May Come
War allows men (and sometimes women) who would otherwise live within the rules of civilized society to become animals. But for the most part, animals do not display the calculated and indiscriminate savagery of humans, who are not killing to obtain food.