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Director John Singleton has died

Director John Singleton has died (By Carmichael Phillips) Pioneering African American director, John Singleton, has died. The director of urban films like Boyz n the Hood, Baby Boy and Poetic Justice, as well…

Why Acting Must Be a Need, Not a Want

Why Acting Must Be a Need, Not a Want If you want to become an actor, then don’t become an actor. It must be a NEED, not a WANT! (by Jim Webb) It’s…

Actor Stories: How Luke Perry Almost Gave Up on Acting

Actor Stories: How Luke Perry Almost Gave Up on Acting. “Literally within a week, he was getting ready to go back to Ohio and join the fire department.” (Arranged by AM Staff) ______________________________________________________________________________________________________…

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  • Actor Luke Perry has reportedly died

    Actor Luke Perry has reportedly died. The actor suffered a massive stroke and never fully recovered (by AM Staff) ____________________________________________________________________________ Actor Luke Perry has reportedly died. He suffered a massive stroke on February…

    Atlanta is Becoming the Hollywood of the South

    Atlanta is Becoming the Hollywood of the South If you’re an actor who lives in Atlanta, it may no longer be necessary for you to move to Hollywood to elevate your acting career….

    7 Basic Facts about Konstantin Stanislavski

    7 Basic Facts About Konstantin Stanislavski Whether you are “Meisner” or “Method” or draw influence from the teachings of Stella Adler, Uta Hagen or others, you are likely studying an offshoot of Stanislavski’s…

    3 Brilliant Portrayals of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    3 Brilliant Portrayals of Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor of Martin Luther King Day, we’d like to highlight three brilliant, recent portrayals of this iconic Civil Rights leader. (by Darryl Green) ________________________________________________________________________________________________…

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    The Types of Actor Headshots

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    4 Quick Facts about Actors and Blackface

    4 Quick Facts about Actors and Blackface With all the recent uproar over the subject, it’s a good time to revisit some basic facts about actors and the use of blackface. (by James…

    On this day: Casablanca premieres

    Casablanca On this day, in 1942, Casablanca premiered in Hollywood. The film, starring Humphrey Bogart, in his first romantic film, and Ingrid Bergman, won an Academy Award for Best Picture. Set during World…

    First Interracial Kiss on Television

    On this day: First Interracial Kiss on Television It might be hard to imagine today, but once-upon-a-time, interracial kissing, particularly between a black person and a white person, was an absolute “no-no” on…