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On December 21 Samuel L. Jackson was born...

On December 21, 1948, Samuel Leroy Jackson was born.

The American actor and producer first attained acclaim in the 1990s by appearing in such films as 1992’s “Patriot Games,” 1993’s “Jurassic Park,” 1997’s “Jackie Brown,” and most notably collaborating with… 107 more words

Random Pop Culture

Actors Revisit Their Famous Roles in Normal Attire

Throwback – For Empire magazine’s 20th anniversary, they did something really cool. The mag asked actors from some of the most iconic films of the past 20 years to revisit their roles. 24 more words


The Imitation Game - review

The Imitation Game is the story of Alan Turing. He was increadbly clever and completely socially inept. He was the brain behind cracking the Enigma code wich was a major factor in the alided forces winning the second world war. 201 more words


Chaplin and Goddard

    Rare Footage of Chaplin and Goddard Cruising to Catalina Island

Empathy, Playback Theatre, Social Action and Social Change

From here.

There are three main kinds of empathy, each involving distinct sets of brain circuits. The first is cognitive empathy: understanding how other people see the world and how they think about it, and understanding their perspectives and mental models.

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Playback Theatre

"Force Majeure": Everything "Wild" Isn't, and More

My previous post on “Wild” contained a quote from the film’s location manager that claimed the inaccurate and easily accessible locations were necessary compromises.

Most of the time you just can’t send a movie crew out into some of these places.

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Year End 2014... (In Theater)

With 2014 ending, I thought it would be apropos and useful in the mildest way possible to list my favorite theatergoing experiences this year.

FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 AND 3); The Public Theater (Off-Broadway): The first third Suzan-Lori Parks’ epic was as surprising, funny, and moving as theater can possibly get. 349 more words