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    Mr. Jonze's 'Wild' Ride

    Director Spike Jonze has delved into the mind of John Malkovich and captured the most realistic  portrayal of writer's block ever seen on screen. But for his third film, he wanted a challenge.

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    ACTOR'S ACTOR ...To Those Who Wait

    Justin Long has benefited from having fans in high places. At age 28, the actor has not only carried his own opposite the likes of Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller but also had filmmakers pen roles designed specifically for him. For his new film Waiting, writer-director Rob McKittrick admits he ...

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    Sayles Pitch

    As John Sayles recalled during a recent stop in Los Angeles, he cast an Equity show in New York years ago, and 300 actors showed up over two days for an open call. "You're supposed to give them two minutes and take their headshots, and everyone of the actors ...

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    Stars of Yesteryear

    I spent my earliest years in little Nebraska towns that could not be classified as hotbeds of culture. Not that the people were stupid, unenlightened, or unintelligent, not that they were uneducated, but their intellectual and cultural resources were, to say the least, limited.

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    Readers’ Choice: Jennifer Johns’ 3 Tips for Young Actors

    Broadway Artists Alliance, our readers’ choice for best NYC acting school for kids, leads young students to triple-threat glory on the Great White Way with its Tony-winning faculty.

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    Reluctant Greatness

    organ Freeman would much rather show you what he does best than talk about his work. Actually, he'd rather be at home with his family on his 44-acre Mississippi farm than anywhere near a journalist's tape recorder. In a recent interview, this 63-year-old no-nonsense actor tried to play ...

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    Driving Out Demons

    Texas-born Del Shores and his Southern-fried humor—peppered with a dash of angst—seem to go together like biscuits and gravy. Yet his five plays have all premiered locally, so Los Angeles can truly claim this popular country-boy playwright as its own. In Shores' latest play, Southern Baptist Sissies, the ...

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    Days of Her 'Week'

    On the big screen, Rosemarie DeWitt garnered critical praise for portraying the title role, a beleaguered daughter, in "Rachel Getting Married."

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    High Art

    Alfred Molina never seems to stop. Since his film debut in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" as the devious guide Sapito Molina has been ratcheting up credits on stage and screen.

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    Sitting 'Pretty'

    If pretty, like its haughty cousin beauty, is in the eye of the beholder, then plenty of eyes are beholden to the Web series "Pretty" for some entertaining comedy.