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The Memorials the Oscars Left Out…

My pal Joe Bratcher turned me on to this in Facebook. As I looked at the list, I realized that there were some great… and important to our cultural historyactors and actresses left out of the Academy Award‘s “In Memoriam” segment.

Nicole Williamson? How could they?

Movie Stars Discuss: Is Acting Art?

I guess because it is Opening Night of Holmes & Watson at Full Circle, I am thinking about acting today. Here are Nicolas Cage, Colin Firth, Stanley Tucci, Morgan Freeman, Peter Sarsgaard and Christoph Waltz in a roundtable discussion from THR.com:

My feeling: Acting is art as long as the actor perceives him-or-herself as an artist.

Quote of the Day – Alec Baldwin Wants To Give Up Acting…

“I consider my entire movie career a complete failure. The goal of movie-making is to star in a film where your performance drives the film, and the film is either a soaring critical or commercial success, and I never had that.

 

“And now, the movies I’ve been in, I never give them a moment’s thought. Every movie I’ve ever been in, I just avoid.”

– Alec Baldwin

…and apparently he’s planning on going into politics.