Flix Character Spotlight: Lucy in ’13 Going On 30′

If one were to Google “scene-stealing performance,” Judy Greer should appear as the first page of hits. Born and raised in the Detroit area, she’s been working steadily since the late 1990s. She gets the odd dramatic role here and there (The Village, What Women Want) and has worked a fair amount in television (Arrested …

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Guest Post: The rise and fall of Kevin Costner’s career

With the news that Costner will play Jonathan Kent in the new Superman film, Man of Steel, I thought I should write up about his rise to super-stardom and his fall from that status. You see I never thought of Costner as good actor and yet I’ve seen every single film of his from 1985 …

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Seven Favorite Cate Blanchett’s Performances

I began jotting this list right after I saw Hanna a few weeks ago, but since May 14th, is her 42nd birthday, it's fitting to publish this today in her honor. Catherine Élise Blanchett, the Melbourne-born actress seemed to be destined for greatness right from the time she graduated from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic …

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Happy Birthday Sandra Bullock!

Yesterday Sandra Bullock turned 46, so happy belated birthday, Sandy! This has been quite a year for the affable actress, winning an Oscar and losing a marriage in the same year, which is tough enough in and of itself even without a heinous scandal associated with it. Yet, the gorgeous actress continues to carry herself …

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Chat-Worthy Actor: Mark Strong

Special thanks to guest blogger Samantha Klein of Banana Oil Movies for her outstanding contribution! ... I have a confession to make. I play "Six Degrees of Russell Crowe". Yes, I know it's supposed to be Kevin Bacon, but I don't watch Kevin Bacon stuff, and I'm a huge Crowe fan. I've seen over half …

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