Tag: being an actor

Ben Affleck Talks About Directing and The Lowest Points of His Acting Career: “I made a bunch of movies that didn’t work”

It wasn't too long ago that I looked at new Ben Affleck movies like trips to the dentist, especially the parts involving the dentist painfully picking at my gums. After excellent roles in films like Dazed and Confused, Chasing Amy, and, of course, Good Will Hunting (which he co-wrote) in the 1990s, the new millennium brought with it a string of films starring Affleck that ranged from inoffensively mediocre to reaching new levels of awfulness. But Affleck successfully taped into his Good Will Hunting creative energy to direct Gone Baby Gone, The Town, and Argo, three films that have received ... Read more

Joel Edgerton on Success: “The Moment I Get Swept Up, It Can Come Crashing Down”

“I’ve been banging the drum for so long, I figure at some point it would all culminate into something, except that ironically it sort of feels like the opposite, in a way,” he said.

Willem Dafoe on His Love of New York and the Importance of Acting on Stage

With his next film, 4:44 Last Day on Earth making its United States debut at the New York Film Festival, Dafoe has a lot to say about the city that he calls half-home (he lives the part of the year in Italy).

Quote from Donald Sutherland

"I haven't found anything hard about being an actor except