From Hamlet to All My Children

Was making breakfast on Saturday morning and flipped on the tv to keep me company and it was on one of my favorite channels, TCM, Turner Classic Movies. They were showing Laurence Olivier's Hamlet (1948). There was something about the woman who was playing Queen Gertrude. I couldn't tear my eyes away from her. There

By |2018-03-09T12:11:09+00:00June 16th, 2007|

Robert DeNiro as Sonny Corleone?

Imagine that. Robert DeNiro playing Sonny Corleone. Doesn't seem right, does it? I was watching The Godfather (1972) again the other day and I was reminded that he was once considered for the role. When Francis Ford Coppola was casting The Godfather many an aspiring young actor came for an audition and screen test. There

By |2018-03-09T12:11:09+00:00June 6th, 2007|

Career Advice in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Over the weekend I took myself off to see the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie and was surprised to hear a career transition tip right in the middle of the movie. There's a scene where they're trying to get to a place that doesn't show on any map -- and someone says something very

By |2018-03-09T12:11:08+00:00May 28th, 2007|

Career Tip from Rocky

Sylvester Stallone is in the news again. And it reminded me of another one of the best bits of career advice given in a movie. This is a quick one that's in an early scene in a bar.

By |2018-03-09T12:11:08+00:00May 26th, 2007|
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