“Learning to play Brian’s songs, without question, brought me closer to the character.” – Paul Dano on playing Brian Wilson in Love & Mercy
Love & Mercy presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys.
Review: David Cronenberg’s ‘Maps to the Stars’ Starring Julianne Moore, Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska
The film isn’t for everyone, I’ll say that. But Cronenberg captures the desperation of Hollywood perfectly and for that, it deserves a look.
John Cusack on Ageism and Sexism in Hollywood: “I got another 15, 20 years before they say I’m old. For women it’s brutal”
Cusack doesn’t hold back from speaking about what he believes are the inequalities in Hollywood regarding age and gender.
John Cusack on his Darker Roles, Jungian Shadow Exercises for Acting and Losing 30 Pounds for ‘The Raven’
John Cusack Speaks About Playing Edgar Allan Poe in ‘The Raven’: “It was a pretty trippy headspace to stay in”
John Cusack — a man Roger Ebert once said “isn’t found in bad films” — stars as one of the most iconic American writers, Edgar Allan Poe, in The Raven, a fictionalized mystery that casts Poe as a detective.
Biography: Actor John Cusack has evolved into one of the most accomplished and respected actors of his generation, garnering prestigious accolades for his dramatic and comedic roles.
John Cusack on Becoming Edgar Allan Poe: “You have to see yourself in these great people if they represent the shadow part of you”
Not only does John Cusack have the pressure of playing the famous writer in the upcoming mystery film The Raven, but he had to deal with the difficultly of coping with Poe’s notoriously turbulent mental state.