Keyword: acting

Truman Show

The Truman Show (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/04/1998
The film that made critics sit up and take notice of Jim Carrey's dramatic chops, the legendary funnyman is Truman Burbank in "The Truman Show," director Peter Weir's satirical look at a man raised from infancy to adulthood in front of television cameras. Unbeknownst to him, Carrey lives in a bubble where actors have played his family and cameras have followed his every move since the day he was...
Clouds of Sils Maria

Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/19/2014
Actress Maria Enders became famous for playing the role of Sigrid, a character who fascinates and brings about the ultimate demise of another character, Helena. Twenty years later, at the peak of her career, Maria is asked to be part of a revival of the play, but this time in the role of Helena.
In A World...

In A World... (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 08/08/2013
Carol Solomon, a young female voice coach, joins the all-male race to land the white-hot new trailer of a blockbuster trilogy, and with it lay claim to the legendary trailer catchphrase "In a world ." In doing so, she must battle ingrained industry sexism, ridiculously self-important competitors and even her own father, Sam Sotto, a legendary voice-over artist who can't bring himself to recognize...
Venus in Fur

Venus in Fur (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 06/19/2014
Alone in a Paris theater after a long day of auditioning actresses for his new play, writer-director Thomas complains that no actress he's seen has what it takes to play the lead female character: a woman who enters into an agreement with her male counterpart to dominate him as her slave. Thomas is about to leave the theater when actress Vanda bursts in, a whirlwind of erratic, and, it turns out...
Casting By

Casting By (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
A portrait of the late, legendary casting director Marion Dougherty who was a pioneer in the field of casting before the job even received a significant credit. Establishing herself in the early 1960s with two groundbreaking television series - "Naked City" and "Route 66" - she went on to become the go-to casting director for big-screen sensations as diverse as "Midnight Cowboy," "The World...

Los tontos y los estúpidos (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
A group of film professionals enter a studio to read, test, tell and live the story of "Los tontos y lo estúpidos" within a single day. Sitting around a table and led by the director, the actors show us the evolution of the creative process. We observe how a script becomes a film -- through the trials of the actors, the indications, lighting or props -- and how that the great optical illusion of...

The Humbling (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013

Le paradoxe de John Malkovich (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Twenty-two years after playing in the Stephen Frear's movie, John Malkovich directed the play by Christopher Hampton adapted from 'Les Liaisons dangereuses' by Choderlos de Laclos. Here, we follow the creation of the production, capturing some unforgettable moments which teach us a certain kind of creative freedom -- the freedom of making mistakes and of loosing ourselves.

El último adiós de Bette Davis (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
In 1989, Actress Bette Davis visited the San Sebastian Festival to receive the Donostia Award. For six days she stayed in her bedroom, meticulously planning her public appearances. A few days after what was to be the last performance by one of classic Hollywood's greatest stars, Bette Davis died in Paris. Here, her visit is reconstructed -- one that became one of the great legends in the...

JD Lawrence's Community Service (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/11/2014
JD, a struggling New York actor and playwright, would do almost anything to help a friend in need. His loyalty is put to the test when JD agrees to represent his best friend Sylvester in traffic court. But things get complicated when a simple $25 traffic ticket turns into a sentence of 5,000 hours of community service at the local town's community center, run by the judge's temperamental uncle...

Day Out of Days (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/13/2014
Hitchcock

Hitchcock (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/22/2012
Behind Alfred Hitchcock - the extraordinary film icon known for orchestrating some of the most intense cinematic experiences of menace and intrigue audiences have ever seen - was a hidden side that included a creatively explosive romance with his steadfast wife and filmmaking collaborator, Alma Reville. Their captivating and complex love story is shown through the sly, shadowy lens of their most...
Austenland

Austenland (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 08/15/2013
Single, 30-something Jane Hayes is a seemingly normal young woman with a secret: her obsession with all things Jane Austen. When she decides to spend her life savings on a trip to an English resort catering to Austen-crazed women, Jane's fantasies of meeting the perfect Regency-era gentleman suddenly become more real than she ever could have imagined.

All Night Long (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2009
Actress Ava Gardner hated to watch her films and she said the woman she portrayed on the screen had nothing in common with her. But all her films seem to tell two stories: the plot and the tale of the bodies filmed. Here, we learn about what happened between two images: a close-up from Pandora and a close-up from Harem, the first and last movie filmed by the Ava Gardner in Spain.
3 Geezers!

3 Geezers! (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 81 minutes Release date: 05/21/2013
When actor J Kimball needs to research what it's like to be old for a role in an upcoming movie, he meets the residents at The Coconuts Convalescent Home and quickly discovers that his perceptions of the elderly may be far from the truth. After being on the wrong end of some pranks, J enlists the help of his Hollywood friends to turn the tide and mayhem ensues.
Hunky Dory

Hunky Dory (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 03/21/2013
The long hot summer of 1976 was a heady time of sweltering heat, glam rock, flared trousers, long hair and platform shoes. In a south Wales public school during that summer. Viv has left London and her thespian aspirations to work as a drama teacher in the local high school of her home town. Determined to fire up her hormonal, apathetic teenage charges, she sets about staging a rock musical based...
Grace of Monaco

Grace of Monaco (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/13/2014
One-time Hollywood mega-star Grace Kelly turns her back on show business to become the wife of Prince Rainier III of Monaco. In the early 60's, a political dispute between her new country and France's Charles De Gaulle escalates, and an invasion by France seems imminent. When Princess Grace is offered the movie role of a lifetime, she has to decide who she really is and what she really wants.

One Night Stand (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 04/25/2013
This funny, intimate, behind-the-scenes journey goes from the blank page to the live stage, as top Broadway and Hollywood writers, actors and directors produce four original short musicals, all within 24 hours. Think "A Chorus Line" meets "Project Runway" - a window into the creative process with a compressed time frame: the spark, the camaraderie, the sheer panic and the ultimate thrill of...
I Know That Voice

I Know That Voice (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/05/2014
Viewers are granted a backstage pass to the fascinating and little known world of voice acting. Meet the people behind the voices starring in an array of animated favorites including "The Simpsons," "Batman," "SpongeBob SquarePants," "Adventure Time," "Phineas and Ferb," "Family Guy" and "Looney Tunes" among others.
Dir: Lawrence Shapiro
With: N/A
Outrageous Fortune

Outrageous Fortune (1987)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 01/29/1987
Proper, refined Lauren and loud, brash Sandy meet in an acting class and immediately dislike each other. Soon after starting the class, they each start seeing someone, unaware that it is the same man, Michael Sanders. They find this out when Michael disappears, supposedly having been killed in an explosion. But the women begin to believe that Michael has faked his death and form an alliance in...
Brother's Justice

Brother's Justice (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 09/08/2011
In this mockumentary, comedic actor Dax Shepard abandons his comedy career to become a serious, international martial artist star. He begins working on a large-scale action film, but his martial arts skills are ordinary, and when studios refuse to touch the project, he begins to see his show business career going downhill fast.

Showing Up (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/06/2014
Before the starring roles, the red carpets and the visits to late night talk shows, there are the auditions. More than 50 working actors describe the audition process, from the lows of outright rejections to the highs of the call backs and the fateful calls from agents with good news about landing coveted parts. Featuring interviews with Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane...

Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Since 1954, Hal Holbrook has performed his one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight!" for millions of people around the world. Here, we observe as Holbrook transforms into Twain, and examine his talent as an actor as well as his shortcomings as a man.

Saturday Night (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 02/27/2010
A behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to pull together a full episode of "Saturday Night Live" with John Malkovich as the host.
Dir: James Franco
With: N/A