Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The real Lars.

MOVIE OBSESSION: Lars and the Real Girl.
Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider
Directed by Craig Gillespie
Written by Nancy Oliver

This is by far one of the most interesting stories I have ever heard. I chose to watch this movie based solely on the fact that Ryan Gosling was in it, having no idea what to expect - (that formula works really well: selecting movies based on Gosling's filmography) - and I was so pleasantly surprised. Watch it. And try to have no idea what it's about first.

And then watch this:

But don't let me tell you what to do.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The Hagenator.

There is a time in the life of every young artist when he falls under the spell of a mature artist whom he idolizes and will emulate, consciously or subconsciously, almost by reflex. It is probably the way great art is passed on from one generation to the next. We must hope that we are influenced by the best.
Uta Hagen. A Challenge for the Actor.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Charlize Theron - Young Adult - obsessive acting.

Movie Obsession: YOUNG ADULT
Charlize Theron & Patton Oswalt
Directed by Jason Reitman
Written by Diablo Cody

"I didn't actually read the script, I had someone read it for me.... No, I'm just kidding. I just wanted to say something really obnoxious."

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Carey Mulligan - Shame.

Movie Obsession: SHAME
Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan
Directed by Steve McQueen
Written by Steve McQueen & Abi Morgan

Steve McQueen: "You're like Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire - It's amazing but you can be better!"