Tag: Film

New Fast and Furious Family Member Ponders Her Character’s Future After Fast X

New Fast and Furious Family Member Ponders Her Character’s Future After Fast X

Daniela Melchior, who plays Isabel in Fast X, recently opened up about what the franchise has in store for her character, even though Isabel’s screen time was fairly short. Given that her character is family, Melchior questioned Isabel’s motivations and what she knew of her sister’s death, helping to fit into the feel of the franchise.

Op-Ed: My Experience in Transitioning from Stage to Film Acting

Op-Ed: My Experience in Transitioning from Stage to Film Acting

On stage, you’re required to “fill the room” with your presence. Bigger, grander, bolder gestures are encouraged. If you don’t project your voice, the audience members in the back rows may not be able to hear you, especially if you aren’t provided a microphone. In a black box theater, the distance may only be 30 feet. In theaters like the Gershwin Theatre in New York City, the distance is exponentially larger.

Blockbuster Movie Star, Renoly Santiago: Where is He Now?

Blockbuster Movie Star, Renoly Santiago: Where is He Now?

Renoly Santiago is an accomplished entertainer known for his impressive acting career. In the 90s, Renoly quickly became a cult classic fan favorite for his notable work in Blockbuster Hollywood films like Dangerous Minds, Hackers, Daylight, and Con Air, so what is he doing now? Well, between creating and acting, Renoly has a busy schedule. […]

How Film Analysis Improves Self Understanding

How Film Analysis Improves Self Understanding

There is nothing quite like finding a film that you love, that resonates with you, and that even feels like it was made for you. Well, what if I told you that it probably was made for you- or at the very least- people like you. Take Steven Spielberg’s E.T. for example. Though the film appealed to many, it was especially popular among those whose parents separated or divorced. Spielberg explained recently that the film was inspired by his own parents divorce, stating that he “had been working on an actual literal script about [his] parents’ separation and divorce,” and that he transformed it “into a story about children and a family….” Understanding why a film is made can help people to better understand why a film may or may not appeal to them. Through film analysis, people can deepen their understanding of the movies they watch, and in turn themselves. Film analysis improves individuals’ knowledge of psychology, and their own self-awareness.

Jean-Luc Godard Dies at 91

Jean-Luc Godard Dies at 91

Widely deemed as the father of French new wave cinema, legendary French-Swiss director Jean-Luc Godard has died at the age 91. Godard’s lawyer confirmed his passing earlier today. His medical report stated that he had chosen to end his own life through medical assistance, a practice known as euthanasia. He “had recourse to legal assistance in Switzerland for a voluntary departure” as he was “stricken with multiple incapacitating illnesses”, Godard’s legal council told AFP. The director died peacefully at home in Switzerland with wife Annie-Marie Miéville.

Harry Styles Talks Acting and Music at Venice International Film Festival

Harry Styles Talks Acting and Music at Venice International Film Festival

Oliva Wilde’s highly anticipated film, “Don’t Worry Darling,” will be released to the public in theatres on September 23. The psychological thriller stars Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Gemma Chan, KiKi Layne, Nick Kroll, Chris Pine, and director Olivia Wilde. “Don’t Worry Darling,” popularly known as “DWD,” surrounds an “unhappy housewife in the 1950s [who] discovers a disturbing truth, while her loving husband hides a dark secret,” according to Deadline.

Tuffy Questell: “Everything I do is about being inspired in order to inspire others.”

Tuffy Questell: “Everything I do is about being inspired in order to inspire others.”

As a New York native, Tuffy Questell has been in the entertainment industry for over thirty years as an actor, producer, casting director, and musician passionate about increasing the expansion of the New York film market.

Ariana DeBose Will Host the Tonys This Year

Ariana DeBose Will Host the Tonys This Year

The Tony Awards is a special event that recognizes the talented work of many artists in theatre and Broadway. The nominees of this awards show will be revealed this Monday. The Broadway League and the American Theater Wing have made a decision to have Ariana DeBose host the Tonys this year. This will be her first time hosting the Tony Awards.

Michel Legrand Whisks You In Jazz and Romance

Michel Legrand Whisks You In Jazz and Romance

Listening to “Sur Le Quai” from Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, one couldn’t help but step in the shapes of the cobblestone streets and waltz along with the strings and the twinkling melody. This is the work of a world-renowned composer, Michel Legrand, who specialized in classical jazz in French cinema. Through his lifetime, he worked closely with French New Wave film director Jacques Demy.

“Turning Red” and the Relatable Struggles of Female Adolescence and Motherly Love

“Turning Red” and the Relatable Struggles of Female Adolescence and Motherly Love

From exploding emotions to cute boys in boy bands and high school crushes, “Turning Red” brings many hilariously similar expectations of a girl going through tween life, but it also sinks deeper into the cultural war that the protagonist has with her mom. The protagonist, Mei, is given a gift and a curse that whenever she exerts her emotions, she turns into a giant red panda.

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