The Many Sides of Amy Dunne: Rosamund Pike in #GoneGirl

When you’re the daughter of two opera singers, and spent your childhood observing your parents onstage in classic melodramatic fair, it’s safe to assume that you know how drama and suspense work. Actress Rosamund Pike is the aforementioned daughter of two opera singers, and it seems as if her flair for the dramatic has helpedContinue reading “The Many Sides of Amy Dunne: Rosamund Pike in #GoneGirl”

Actor Portrait: Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo & Side Effects)

I’ve viewed two movies starring Rooney Mara in the past week. The first was her Oscar-nominated performance as Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Adapted from the first book in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy, the American version is brought to life by Mara’s Social Network director, David Fincher.  The second comes fromContinue reading “Actor Portrait: Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo & Side Effects)”

Taking Advantage of a “Career Lull”: Using My Words

What do I have in common with Steve Martin, Tina Fey, James Franco, and Andrew McCarthy? We’re actors who are also writers. You read that correctly, Andrew McCarthy is, in fact, a writer. He’s an award-winning travel writer. Check out some of his stuff on National Geographic Traveler. Now, I’m not talking about actors whoContinue reading “Taking Advantage of a “Career Lull”: Using My Words”