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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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