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Scott Glenn on Small Towns, Big Cities and Silver Screensnew

Glenn, whose acting resume includes Apocalypse Now, The Hunt for Red October and The Bourne Ultimatum, is keeping his commute in-state for a change. In this Q&A, the Ketchum resident talks about working in Idaho with a director whose an Idaho native.
Boise Weekly  |  Jeremiah Wierenga  |  11-11-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Secret Lives of Queer Leading Mennew

How Howard Bragman, Hollywood's coming-out guru, helps gay actors tell the truth. Bragman's parents were "tolerant and accepting" when he came out in his 20s; Proposition 8 was "extremely painful"; gays and lesbians need to "call people on their shit."
L.A. Weekly  |  Patrick Range McDonald  |  10-09-2009  |  Movies

'Inglourious Basterds' Brings Late-Career Glory to Christoph Waltznew

It's a familiar part of the Tarantino mythos -- the director plucks a faded star from the brink of obscurity and restores him or her to their former glory. Only, unlike John Travolta, Pam Grier and others before him, Waltz was never that kind of star in the first place.
L.A. Weekly  |  Scott Foundas  |  08-21-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Gay Director Todd Holland's Advice to Play it Straightnew

Holland, a 47-year-old gay man who has become a success with critically acclaimed TV shows such as The Larry Sanders Show and Malcolm in the Middle, is an informal mentor to young, gay male actors. They seek his advice, he told an Outfest audience, and he routinely tells them to stay in the closet.
L.A. Weekly  |  Patrick Range McDonald  |  07-24-2009  |  LGBT

Why Can't Oscar Winners Give Better Speeches?new

Let's put it this way: If they're winging it, they're utter fools, and if they're not winging it, they really need to find some better material.
Isthmus  |  Kent Williams  |  02-23-2009  |  Movies

Kevin Costner's Album is Surprisingly Solidnew

Kevin Costner (with ample help from collaborators) has managed to turn out a pretty darn good Americana album. Who knew?
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Lipson  |  01-02-2009  |  Reviews

On Broadway, Understudying for a Celeb Can be a Nightmarenew

Understudying can be rewarding, but it can also be a slap-in-the-face kind of gig -- few if any rehearsals, the anxiety of being called to perform at very short notice and the lingering possibility of never performing -- but throw in the fame factor, and "tough" isn't quite the word for it anymore.
New York Press  |  Dana Rossi  |  12-18-2008  |  Theater

Paul Newman, 1925-2008new

Paul Newman, who died last weekend at the age of 83, was that rarest of creatures, a movie star who turned himself into a great actor.
Boston Phoenix  |  Steve Vineberg  |  10-02-2008  |  Movies

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