A good actor can define a place and a time. A great actor can define a generation. Philip Seymour Hoffman defined the craft itself. Hoffman the man is somebody I never met. He kept a private life outside of the movies. I’ve heard that he was a decent man from those who worked with him, and I know he was in high demand for his attention and respect of his

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Missi Pyle is one of the most prolific actresses currently working in the business. From the stage to the screen to the internet, Missi has chosen a wide range of diverse projects in which she has been able to showcase her many talents. Over the years, she has worked with some of the greatest directors in the industry, including Tim Burton, Robert Benton, and most recently, David Fincher. She also

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Talking Cinema Podcast–Five Favorite Movies to Watch with Friends

Watching movies with friends–it’s like a sport for film-lovers. We spend much of our social lives watching movies we’ve already seen with those who haven’t. It is perhaps our greatest gift. On this episode of Talking Cinema, Adam and Cameron discuss their own favorite films to watch with others. Download the Podcast here.

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Full disclosure, Drea De Matteo‘s performance as Adriana (From The Sopranos) is probably my favorite performance of all time. So when the people over at Fat Dot gave me the opportunity to speak with her on the phone, I jumped at the chance. Matteo is appearing soon in the film Free Ride, about a desperate mother who joins a group of drug smugglers to make ends meet. Matteo plays Sandy, the cool,

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