Her character in “Casino Royale” is a woman of complexity, intellect and self-assurance. Eva Green has commented about some aspects of her life that help develop the kind of depth she has as a person to play such a role. “I am many things. I can be quite mad, and young, but I’m not the […]
Why choose to be an actor? Or pursue any form of creative expression? The answers help define our identity as a creative person, and fuel our motivation. Actor Ciarán Hinds relates an amusing story that brings up ideas of identity and ego for creative people. He recalls an armourer spoke to him on the set […]
Maria Bello on playing with gender roles Maria Bello found her role in “A History of Violence” was “really sort of the supportive husband. She’s the man. She’s the A personality: aggressive, masculine – even the way she dresses. “And I really felt she was in control and driving this family, and he was more […]
One reason for discounting our creative abilities is comparing ourselves to other people, especially well-known and successful artists, such as millionaire novelist Dean Koontz.
And myths about artists being “crazy” or “starving”…
“I think I’m starting to show the real side of myself in my roles.” Emily Blunt adds, “People have told me my recent movies are the most like me.” A news article noted ‘Her movie “The Five-Year Engagement” (2012) is her first broad romantic comedy, a genre she had resisted a long time out of […]