Video: Of all the movie presidents — not fictional presidents like Morgan Freeman's President Tom Beck in Deep Impact, but rather actors' portrayals of real presidents — which one did his best? To help you decide, Candice Drouet put together a quick video showing actors playing presidents, including Robin Williams as Dwight D. Eisenhower, Kevin Spacey as Richard Nixon and Jon Voight as FDR.
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Video: Meet Tom Woodruff. You've seen him in movies but probably didn't even realise he was in them because he specialises in playing creatures. That is, he's been the alien in Aliens, a gorilla in various TV shows and movies, done work for Jumanji, and so much more. What's cool is to hear him talk about his craft and process and to see him act it out in an actual suit versus doing motion capture (not that there's anything wrong with that).
Movies made by David O. Russell are always interesting to watch because he always works with the most phenomenal casts. Why is that? Because his movies are filled with the most interesting characters and that allows actors the freedom to just go nuts which lets us watch beautiful people do interesting things. Full circle.
Everyone has their own reasons for loving Robin Williams, he taught some people how to laugh, his movies defined many a childhood, he was a great guy and so on. Plus, he was a fantastic actor. Tony from Every Frame a Painting explains just how great by focusing on one tiny thing: his movement.
We dished our fair share of smack talk towards Ashton Kutcher when he was tabbed to play Steve Jobs in the movie Jobs not because he couldn't make himself look like Steve Jobs but because we were afraid he would put too much Dude Where's My Car into Steve. We still don't know if he'll be able to pull Steve off but it seems the forever pretty boy actor at least tried.
It's no secret that Peter Jackson, WETA and New Line Cinema are all trying to justify the special effects and frame rate of The Hobbit before its release in a few weeks. It's now emerging that Sir Ian McKellen, the seemingly-unflappable Gandalf The Grey, was reduced to tears by the effects on the shoot of the film.
Love him or hate him or just plain laugh at him, Charlie Sheen has joined his celebrity Twitter brethren today. Not surprisingly, an army of curious onlookers have started following, hoping for an online meltdown or just something slightly twisted and bitter from the actor. Sheen's Twitter account, which became live this morning (Australian time) has been verified - so it's the real deal and not some kid pretending to be drunk and rich with lots of spare time...Hang on a min...
He may have plastic boobs saggier than Dame Judi Dench, but as Wired points out, this RoboThespian "shows more acting range than some Hollywood stars". The British robot has been programmed to show off a variety of acting abilities.