It’s always pretty delightful when an actor shows up in a movie or television show playing him or herself. If it’s in a serious role, it leads you to have all sorts of meta concepts swirling around your head. If it’s just a funny cameo in which they play a caricature of themselves, it shows they’re a good sport and don’t take themselves too seriously. More
Topic: Being John Malkovich
In Charlie Kaufman‘s Being John Malkovich, John Cusack and Cameron Diaz discover a strange door that leads into the mind of the actor in question — allowing them to control him for a certain amount of time. The real-life equivalent is much more awesome: Two software engineers developed a way for regular people to “puppet” (via webcam) any celebrity who’s ever been photographed or given a video interview. So, all of Hollywood. More
Ever since we found out that Eric Stoltz originally shot scenes as Marty McFly in Back to the Future, the Internet has gone Stoltz-crazy, imagining him in the postersof other films and, ridiculously enough, letting him direct an episode of Glee.
But Eric is best known for his character acting, and we thought that Hollywood has really missed out on some of the great performances the Last Days of Disco star could have brought to the big screen. Such as… More