This is why Robin Williams was such a fantastic actor

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 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. » 9/09/14 10:35pm 9/09/14 10:35pm

Which actor would be the best—or the worst—Batman?

Here's an enjoyable animation bit from ADHD: they hilariously imagine different famous actors as Batman. All the impressions are great. You'll see Matthew McConaughey putting on his True Detective mask, Kevin Spacey doing his Frank Underwood shtick, Mark Wahlberg's everyman persona, Aaron Paul screaming bitch and more. » 6/23/14 7:50pm 6/23/14 7:50pm

Celebrities looked like they time traveled in these 1860's photographs

Whenever you look at vintage photographs taken using old methods, there's always a certain haunting quality about them. The life captured is so still, the eyes always seem so dark. It's almost joyless. Photographer Victoria Will wanted to see how old photographs would translate with modern people so she used an 1860's… » 2/21/14 7:51pm 2/21/14 7:51pm

Optical Illusion Turns Pretty Hollywood Actors Into Freaky Monsters

Not even Hollywood's most beautiful are inmune to our brain's faulty image processing. Liv Tyler, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Halle Berry, Robert Downey Jr., Keira Knightley, Christina Hendricks—all of them turn to creepy monsters when you get them through this freaky optical illusion. » 1/28/13 4:00pm 1/28/13 4:00pm

A List of Actors We'd Rather See Play Steve Jobs Than Ashton Kutcher

Apparently, Hollywood just made the kooky decision to cast Ashton "One Third of Two and a Half Men or Just 5/6th of One Man" Kutcher as the lead in an upcoming Steve Jobs biopic. Yes, there is some resemblance between Ashton and young Steve Jobs. Yes, Ashton is a famous guy. But people, he's... Ashton Kutcher. » 4/02/12 11:20am 4/02/12 11:20am

Everything You Need to Fake Your Way Into an Oscar Nominee's Entourage

The Academy Awards: that wonderful yearly event when we collectively celebrate the accomplishments of talented, beautiful people. They're nothing like you, and they'd never be caught hanging with you, but that doesn't mean you can't get yourself into their crew. » 2/23/12 7:40pm 2/23/12 7:40pm

Thank You, Lucy, for Practically Inventing Watchable TV

Legendary comedienne Lucille Ball would've turned 100 today. May she rest in peace. Google's even got a fresh new doodle in her honor, with the video up top featured within. But Lucy did more than just play a TV housewife. » 8/06/11 3:40pm 8/06/11 3:40pm

Simon Pegg Writes 1,000 Words on Why He Joined the…

I loathe following celebrities on Twitter, but I make an exception with British actor Simon Pegg. He's classy, funny and knows how to use Twitter correctly—something you only have to look at Courtney Love's Twitter feed to appreciate. Pegg wrote for the New Statesman that he grabbed his Twitter handle early to avoid… » 4/15/11 6:00am 4/15/11 6:00am

Are the People Who Call Radio Shows Actually Paid Actors?

Tablet Magazine recently published a revealing report exposing the "real people" that call into radio shows. According to Tablet, those real people aren't real at all. Instead, they're paid actors. Hired guns. Fake. I knew those amazing stories that spur great conversation and make for awesome programming was too good… » 3/08/11 5:43pm 3/08/11 5:43pm

Tron's Jeff Bridges Ponders Retirement Thanks to Facial-Mapping…

Technology has got Jeff Bridges thinking: why bother acting when a digital version of himself can so easily be created? Trapped by his evil creation Clu 2, today's Bridges acts opposite a 30-years-younger version in Tron: Legacy. [Daily Mail] » 11/29/10 5:00am 11/29/10 5:00am

How iPads Wooed Hollywood

From helping actors learn lines, to appearing 2,438 times on TV in September alone, to showing Star Trek 2's lead actress as a vulcan, the NYTimes' profiled the iPad's influence on Hollywood behind and infront of the camera. [NYTimes] » 10/25/10 7:00am 10/25/10 7:00am

Alec Baldwin Smacks Down AOL As Only Alec Baldwin Can

"Eighth degree, black belt idiots." "Dumbest bastards in the world." That's not Jack Donaghy talking about pinko liberals. That's Alec Baldwin talking about AOL homepage writers. But what's got him so heated? » 10/13/10 8:40pm 10/13/10 8:40pm

Buying Back Your Youth on the Internet

Heartwarming: An elderly actor used the internet to recreate the Manhattan apartment he lived in as a youngster, item by item. Not so heartwarming: it was a stunt by the Swedish Postal Service to familiarize old people with e-commerce. » 4/17/10 1:11pm 4/17/10 1:11pm

Actors Paid To Stand in iPhone Line by Orange in Poland

A spokesman for Orange in Poland unabashedly proclaimed that they "have these fake queues at front of 20 stores around the country to drum up interest in the iPhone." An interesting technique to be sure, we're just wondering if these actors will give up their places when it comes time to actually buy the phone, or if… » 8/21/08 8:40pm 8/21/08 8:40pm