Keyword: actor

Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Rated: R Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 12/10/1998
It is the summer of 1593, and the rising young star of London's theatre scene, Will Shakespeare, faces a scourge like no other: a paralyzing bout of writer's block. While the great Elizabethan age of entertainment unfolds around him, Will is without inspiration on material. What Will needs is a muse--and in an extraordinary moment in which life imitates art, he finds and falls for a woman who...
This Is The End

This Is The End (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 06/11/2013
Six friends are trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastate Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling supplies and cabin fever threaten to tear apart the friendships inside. Eventually, they are forced to leave the house, facing their fate and the true meaning of friendship and redemption.
Artist

The Artist (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/24/2011
It's the late 1920s in Hollywood and handsome George Valentin is a silent movie idol. During the premiere of his latest film, Valentin meets Peppy Miller, a star-struck extra and aspiring actress. The two are attracted to each other and Peppy is given a small dancing role in his next picture. As their romance progresses, Valentin's producer has to cope with a love-struck star who is distracted on...
Love, Marilyn

Love, Marilyn (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Marilyn Monroe died on August 5, 1962, at the age of 37. Over 50 years after her death, no one really understands the woman behind the icon. In this film, actors such as Paul Giamatti, Glenn Close, Elizabeth Banks and Uma Thurman read aloud her handwritten notes, letters, poems and diary entries, all intended to cast the legendary actress in a new light.
Seduced and Abandoned

Seduced and Abandoned (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
For ten days in May 2012, director James Toback and actor Alec Baldwin worked their way through the Cannes Film Festival in an attempt to secure financing for a proposed film project, a political-erotic Middle Eastern adventure inspired by Bernardo Bertolucci's classic "Last Tango in Paris." As they dashed around - hopeful against all odds - Toback filmed the hilarious and revealing proceedings...
Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 10/10/2013
During a sweltering summer in New York City, 13-year-old Mister's hard-living mother is apprehended by the police, leaving the boy and nine-year-old Pete alone to forage for food while dodging child protective services and the destructive scenarios of the Brooklyn projects. Faced with more than any child can be expected to bear, the resourceful Mister nevertheless feels he is an unstoppable force...
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.

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.
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.
NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage

NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
London's Old Vic, NYC's Brooklyn Academy of Music and Sam Mendes' Neal Street Productions launched a collaborative effort called the Bridge Project to mount new productions of classic works, mostly by Shakespeare. This documentary provides a behind-the-scenes look at the company's final production, "Richard III" starring Kevin Spacey, from rehearsals in London to its international tour, which...
Dir: Jeremy Whelehan
With: N/A
Interior. Leather Bar.

Interior. Leather Bar. (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 60 minutes Release date: 01/01/2014
In order to avoid an X rating, 40 minutes of gay S&M footage was rumored to be cut and destroyed from the 1980 film, "Cruising." Inspired by the mythology of this controversial film, filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews collaborate to imagine their own lost footage. Amid the backdrop of a frenzied film set, actor Val Lauren reluctantly agrees to take the lead in the film. Val is repeatedly...
Maladies

Maladies (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
An unstable former soap opera star in 1960s New York tries to restart his floundering creative career. Hoping to find clarity and new purpose as a writer, he holes up with his eccentric sister at the seaside home of their best friend. But as he disappears further into his own mind, reality begins to slip through his grasp.
Instructions Not Included

Instructions Not Included (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 08/29/2013
Valentin is Acapulco's resident playboy-until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and takes off without a trace. Valentin leaves Mexico for Los Angeles to find the baby's mother, but only ends up finding a new home for himself and his newfound daughter, Maggie. An unlikely father figure, Valentin raises Maggie for six years, while also establishing himself as one of Hollywood's top...
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...
Stage Fright

Stage Fright (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
Starry-eyed teenager Camilla Swanson aspires to follow in the footsteps of her Broadway diva mother, but she's stuck working in the kitchen of a snobby performing arts camp. Determined to change her destiny, she sneaks in to audition for the summer showcase and lands a lead role in the play, but just as rehearsals begin, blood starts to spill, and Camilla soon finds herself terrified by the horror...
Trust Me

Trust Me (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Howard Holloway is a down-on-his luck agent for child actors and truly one the last good guys left in Hollywood. After discovering a 13-year-old acting prodigy, he is poised to close the deal of a lifetime which would catapult his tween client and, at long last, himself, into the big time. With the support of his gorgeous new neighbor, he must wrangle the actress' volatile, overprotective father...
Congress

The Congress (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 07/02/2013
Stuck with a stalled career and two eccentric children to support, 43-year-old actress Robin Wright signs a lucrative contract with Paramount Studios to have herself scanned into a computer, enabling the studio to permanently own and control her image.

The D-Train (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/06/2014

The Ever After (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
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.
Sal

Sal (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
Almost two decades after being a 1950s teen idol and an Oscar nominee for his roles in "Rebel Without a Cause" and "Exodus," Sal Mineo is no longer a marquee sensation. But after years of public struggles with drugs and alcohol, he has become open about his homosexuality and is finding his way to becoming the actor and director he has always wanted to be. This film chronicles the final day of his...
Birdman

Birdman (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/16/2014
A washed up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of a Broadway play.
If I Were You

If I Were You (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 03/14/2013
Successful, middle-aged businesswoman Madelyn discovers her husband is having an affair with sexy, young, aspiring actress Lucy. While stalking the new mistress, Madelyn witnesses what she thinks is a suicide attempt and ends up talking her down. Lucy is completely ignorant of Madelyn's true identity, and the two end up forming a bizarre pact with unforeseen consequences.
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