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...
Humbling

The Humbling (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 12/04/2014
Near his breaking point, aging, suicidal stage actor Simon Axler finds motivation in the form of a young and lustful lesbian, Pegeen Stapleford, who has had a crush on Simon since childhood. As their relationship heats up, Simon has a hard time keeping up with the youthful and exuberant Pegeen. He feels more alive than ever before but with many disapproving people protesting their relationship...

Tre tocchi (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/12/2014
Six friends are united by two of their greatest passions -- soccer and acting. Between training and preparing for the big test, we follow the players as they cross paths with one another, revealing their trials and tribulations along their respective journeys.
Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society (1989)

Rated: PG Runtime: 128 minutes Release date: 06/01/1989
Set in an exclusive boys preparatory school in 1959, a newly appointed English teacher uses unconventional techniques to inspire his students in classic poetry.
J'espère que tu vas bien 2

J'espère que tu vas bien 2 (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/20/2014
Minou and Sylvie are two aging actresses in Montreal, who come across Dave in a park one day. Dave is a former actor who is schizophrenic and now lives in the streets. Minou has met him a year earlier and the women invite him to Minou's apartment, chatting about various topics on the way. When they get there, they find friends Richard and Hugo semi-naked and stoned, and from there, a domestic...
We Cause Scenes

We Cause Scenes (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
The world is literally a stage for the performers of Improv Everywhere, a group of merry pranksters intent on bringing a sense of whimsy and the absurd to the streets. Formed in 2001 by Charlie Todd, the improv collective has become legendary for viral videos of chaotic and hilarious stunts like 'No Pants Subway Ride,' 'The MP3 Experiment' and 'Frozen Grand Central.'
Elena

Elena (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with the same dream as her mother, to become a movie actress. She leaves behind her childhood spent in hiding during the years of the military dictatorship. She also leaves Petra, her seven-year-old sister. Two decades later, Petra also becomes an actress and goes to New York in search of Elena. She only has a few clues about her: home movies...
Dir: Petra Costa
With: N/A

Diamond Tongues (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/20/2015
Edith Welland dreams of being a successful actress but just cannot seem to make things happen. Things get worse when the ex-boyfriend she broke up with to focus on her career takes up acting on a whim and immediately books a leading role. When Edith cannot figure out what she is doing wrong, she begins to do everything wrong.
Silver Bullets

Silver Bullets (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 70 minutes Release date: 10/27/2011
Claire is a struggling actress who is cast in a low-budget horror movie playing the role of a young werewolf. When her boyfriend senses that the director is attracted to Claire, he is overwhelmed with jealousy and self-doubt, which leads to many unexpected consequences for her.
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...

Hot Girls Wanted (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 01/23/2015
Dir: Jill Bauer
With: N/A
Postcards From the Edge

Postcards From the Edge (1990)

Rated: R Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 09/11/1990
Based on Carrie Fisher's roman a clef, the story concerns a young actress who has recently gone through drug rehabilitation, and is trying to cope with not only the Hollywood scene but her own mother's, a former musical comedy star of the 50s and 60s, more socially acceptable alcoholism.
Reality

Reality (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 03/14/2013
Luciano is a Neapolitan fishmonger who supplements his modest income by pulling off little scams with his wife Maria. A likeable, entertaining guy, Luciano never misses an opportunity to perform for his customers and countless relatives. One day, his family urges him to try out for Big Brother. In chasing this dream, his perception of reality begins to change.

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

JD Lawrence's Community Service (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
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...
jalousie

La jalousie (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 08/14/2014
A 30-year-old man lives with a woman in a small, furnished rental. He has a daughter by another woman - a woman he abandoned. A theater actor and very poor, he is madly in love with this other woman. She was once a rising star, but all offers of work have dried up. The man does everything he can to get her a role, but nothing works out. The woman cheats on him. And then she leaves him. The man...
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.
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.
Shit Year

Shit Year (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 09/20/2011
Renowned actress Colleen West abandons her successful career for a secluded life in the hills. But the quiet and peace of mind she longed for is disrupted by the noisy construction of neighboring housing developments. Before long, Colleen discovers that she really can't stand herself now that she has given up the only thing that she has ever truly been passionate about. As an alternative to...
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...

Day Out of Days (2014)

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