Tag: brad pitt

Watch: Brad Pitt’s Awkward 1990 Interview

The twenty-six year-old Pitt gave an interview dressed like the brand-new decade of the 1990s threw up all over him.

Angelina Jolie Talks Directing ‘Unbroken’ and Never Being Comfortable as an Actor

Roughly one month ahead of the release of her film Unbroken, Angelina Jolie has announced that she might retire from the acting world in the coming year. The award winning performer, who has starred in well over two dozen movies, will instead focus her artistic energy behind the camera. Speaking with Du Jour Magazine, Jolie opened up about acting. “I’ve never been comfortable as an actor; I’ve never loved being in front of the camera. I didn’t ever think I could direct, but I hope I’m able to have a career at it because I’m much happier.” Adding, “Directing is ... Read more

To Keep Up the Conflict On the Set of ‘Fury’, Logan Lerman and Brad Pitt “Did not talk at all”

Fury hit the top of the box office last weekend and it’s proven to be a breakout film for actor Logan Lerman. Even though his debut was with Mel Gibson in The Patriot in 2000, this movie has made audiences stand up and take notice. The film was extremely physical to shoot. In an interview with HitFix, Lerman explained how grueling it was, “It was intense. It was extremely difficult. I can’t say it was a good time but it was a creatively fulfilling time. I think at the end of the day we all felt like we left everything ... Read more

Screenplay: ’12 Years a Slave’

12 Years a Slave: Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Solomon Northup, the New York State citizen who was kidnapped and made to work on a plantation in New Orleans in the 1800s.

Brad Pitt: “So much of making movies is about discovery on the day, what you’re figuring out. If you know everything going in, then it’s not worth doing”

Among Hollywood's current biggest stars, I'd say that Brad Pitt has the best track record in recent years in choosing the right roles for himself.

Brad Pitt on the Economics of Stars’ Salaries During the Current Recession

The economic instability that hit most of the world in 2008-2009 and still lingers didn't just hit the lower classes -- A-list stars who used to command paychecks hovering upwards of $20 million per film are far less common than they were before the recession. For a major star like Brad Pitt, who earned a reportedly $20 million salary for Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2005, hasn't gotten paychecks close to that in recent years.

Clip: Brad Pitt and Richard Jenkins in ‘Killing Them Softly’

Here is a clip from the new Brad Pitt film, Killing Them Softly, that got some pretty good buzz after premiering at Cannes.

Watch: Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Rooney Mara and more as Cinematic Villains

Each stylized video is silent except for the music that accompanies it and they are just incredibly interesting.

Brad Pitt on Taking a Role: “It’s a big commitment. I’ve found it’s gotta mean something to me or what’s the point? You’ve only got so much time”

While it may be true that most entertainers have a "shelf life" -- meaning that after a certain period of time their popularity, skill, or both are bound to wane -- Brad Pitt has always seemed to be one of the rare exceptions.

Watch: Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill yuck it up while talking about ‘Moneyball’

In these videos, the two stars talk about the film while asking reader questions. Most of the questions and answers are ridiculous but you can clearly tell that they both enjoy each others company so from that standpoint, it's a fun watch them tease each other.

Trailer: “Moneyball” starring Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Chris Pratt, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Director: Bennett Miller Cast: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Chris Pratt, Philip Seymour Hoffman Writers: Steven Zaillian , Aaron Sorkin

Brad Pitt discusses Cannes Palme d’Or Winner, “The Tree of Life” and the reason he walked away from commercial films

"About 10 years ago, I started thinking about my favorite films, and they weren’t the big commercial things."

Quentin Tarantino on Brad Pitt’s Acting Style

"For the most part when we were on set he would stay in character."