Jonah Hill puts the teeth in The Wolf of Wall Street DP/30

Jonah Hill blew up in a hurry, with 3 Judd Apatow productions hitting screens in 2007. But then Cyrus changed things for him. And then he got an Oscar nomination for Moneyball. And this year, he got his second nomination for The Wolf of Wall Street. He just turned 30 and for a very funny Read MoreRead More

Louis C.K.’s Motivating Anxiety

Louis C.K. recently released his first film “Tomorrow Night” – his first feature length film shot in 1998. Andrew Marantz profiles the popular comedian and how this film fits insides C.K’s biography. More than most comedians, Louis C.K. resists the impulse to please. He has acquired a lot of new fans in the past few years, Read MoreRead More

Philip Seymour Hoffman on the Challenge of Acting

In a free-flowing interview with June Stein in the Spring, 2008 issue of BOMB Magazine, Philip Seymour Hoffman discusses the insights into acting he gleaned from his experience as a director. Early on there is the following remarkable exchange, in which Hoffman says that acting is not about embracing one’s first instincts: PS: … Actors’ first instinct Read MoreRead More

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