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Movie Review: ‘Justice League’

It's a shame that they went with such a bland story but for what it is, it's a marked improvement.

‘The Tick’ Star Griffin Newman on Acting in a Superhero Suit

"You very quickly realize there’s a certain iconography and a power to wearing one of these suits." - Griffin Newman

Do You Feel Like You’re Not Getting Enough Auditions or Callbacks?

In order to maximize your efficiency in booking roles, monitoring your figures is essential.

John Carroll Lynch: “I seem to be asked to play complicated people. I bring a certain level of menace”

"If you want to figure out where you fit in the acting ecosystem, you look at where you would have fit into the generation that came before you." - John Carroll Lynch

Why Idris Elba Believes His “best performance is yet to come”

"There was a time when I was a job actor and I didn’t know what I wanted to learn from it – I just wanted to get paid." - Idris Elba

Movie Review: Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Branagh is terrific as Poirot. The character can see things mere mortals can't and you can just see the machinations of his brain working as he eyes each passenger.

Frances McDormand on “Being the Other” Actress

McDormand talks about her unique approach to her career and uses her latest acclaimed role as an example.

J.B. Smoove Tells the Story of His Audition For ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

"You don't know how the universe is gonna work for us. But all this plays a part in our journey" - JB Smoove

Watch: Denzel Washington Explains Why He Passed on a Role Early in His Career

Washington explains why he turned down a role -- and how it worked out for the best.

Audition Etiquette: Some Do’s and Don’t

Having been to quite a few auditions & listened to a lot of Casting Directors, actress Sharon Spink has a list of etiquette rules when it comes to auditions.

Aimee Greenberg Talks Her New Play, ‘American Carnage: A Love Story’

Greenberg chats about the show, actors and San Diego audiences.

Eddie Izzard on Learning to How to Be an Actor

"The bottom line of drama is to be truthful, the bottom line of comedy is to be funny, and they are different." - Eddie Izzard

Willem Dafoe on Choosing Projects and Why He Doesn’t Do Television

Dafoe spoke about why he seeks out unique projects... and why that doesn't include television work

Evan Peters Explains Why ‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Has “Pushed Him to the Limit”

"I've never worked this much in my life, period, and I've never been in the show this much and had so much thrown at me." - Evan Peters

Jason Isaacs on the Highs and Lows of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

"Weirdly, I don’t look at the lines ever before I go to set. You can always absorb it during rehearsal." - Jason Isaacs

Movie Review: George Clooney’s ‘Surburbicon’ Starring Matt Damon

Surburbicon is the best Elmore Leonard movie that's not written by Elmore Leonard. It's probably even better.

Idris Elba on Acting in Aaron Sorkin’s Directorial Debut: “I winged that performance, if I’m honest”

Elba makes two surprising admissions about his lack of readiness for the role and his belief that he wouldn't be on Sorkin's radar.

Casting Director Jennifer Euston: “I want to present trained people – actors who truly want to do this as a profession”

"I’ve never been one to find somebody on YouTube and hire them." - Casting Director Jennifer Euston

Movie Review: ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’

It’s always interesting to find out the backstory and creation of a character that you grew up with, especially one that is as beloved as Winnie the Pooh. Who’s parent’s didn’t read them the adventures of Pooh, Piglet, Eeeyore, Tigger and Christopher Robin? And who hasn’t seen the who hasn’t seen the Disney movies at least a hundred times? Domhnall Gleeson plays A.A. Milne, a successful playwright, who at the beginning of the film goes off to war. He does it for completely altruistic reasons, thinking this will be the last world war, that this one ill save and transform ... Read more

Dylan O’Brien on His ‘Maze Runner’ Injury and Working with Michael Keaton on ‘American Assassin’

"Getting to play a character over a lengthy period of time is always a pleasure, especially if you like the character." - Dylan O'Brien