Category Archives: Actor Interviews

VIDEO: Julianne Moore, Laura Dern, Patricia Arquette, Hilary Swank, Felicity Jones, Reese Witherspoon and Amy Adams Discuss Acting (THR)

In the second in a series of current top movie talent round-table interviews, conducted by The Hollywood Reporter in the lead up to Oscar time, we bring you a discussion featuring Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Laura Dern (Wild), Patricia Arquette (Boyhood), Hilary Swank (The Homesman), Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Reese Witherspoon (Wild) and Amy Adams (Big Eyes).  Have a listen as the girls discuss their careers to date, the roles that caused them to be invited to sit at this table, auditions and the experience of rejection, the disparity between how actors and actresses are treated in the industry by peers and critics, what they’ve learned over their time in the business and much more.

This is a great session with much food for thought and much inspiration, so sit back, take a break for an hour and enjoy!

VIDEO: Actors on Actors: Reese Witherspoon and Michael Keaton

This fascinating interview between Oscar-nominees, Michael Keaton (Birdman) and Reese Witherspoon (Wild), courtesy of Variety, covers their approach to their current roles, acting generally, their beginnings, taking on other roles behind the camera, how to handle reviews and the internet, as well as the different way women and men are treated by the public and within the industry.


VIDEO: Benedict Cumberbatch, Ethan Hawke, Channing Tatum, Michael Keaton, Timothy Spall & Eddie Redmayne Discuss Acting (THR)

In the lead up to the 2015 Oscars, we bring you the first in a series of current top movie talent round-table interviews, conducted by The Hollywood Reporter. In today’s session we get to hear Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything), Ethan Hawke (Boyhood), Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner), Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game) Channing Tatum (Foxcatcher) and Michael Keaton (Birdman) in a fascinating group discussion about acting, the differences between the UK and USA industries, how their careers first began, who their influences are, what challenges they faced in their current films (the conversation between Benedict, Eddie, Timothy and Channing about portraying real people and the different challenges that brought was enlightening and very funny) and much more.

Perfect for a relaxed Saturday pyjama viewing information and inspiration soaking up session!


VIDEO: Comedy Actor Round Table (Hollywood Reporter)

Happy Saturday! We thought today might be a good day to explore the art of comedy in a contemporary context, so for your viewing pleasure, here is the Comedy Actor Round Table interview session, courtesy of the Hollywood Reporter, featuring Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), William H. Macy (Shameless), Matt LeBlanc (Episodes), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), Jason Biggs (Orange is the New Black) andTony Hale (Veep).