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14

Sep

#TBT Quiz Show

Have quiz shows always been so squeaky clean? Check out this week’s #TBT

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I love watching  JEOPARDY with Alex Trebek!  Mostly, because it feels like I am tapping into my inner genius for at least 30 minutes…LOL

However, back in the day quiz shows were scandalous and  one particular scandal changed that world for its audience members forever.    Produced and directed by Robert Redford, Quiz Show chronicles popular game show – Twenty One and its scandals throughout…

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13

Sep

SHOWCASE: My Letter to Fear by Patricia Steffy

Would you write a letter to fear in search of your Prince Charming?

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When: Saturday, September 20, 2014
(Doors open at 2:30pm, Show at 3:00pm)

WhereMACHA Theatre
(1107 N. Kings Road, West Hollywood, CA)

To Reserve Your Free Tickets:  Showcase tickets available at Brown Paper Tickets

If you could address your fears, obstacles, and expectations directly, what would you say? Does the life you currently lead look anything like the one you thought you’d be…

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12

Sep

Review: THE DROP

Ever wonder what really goes in in your neighborhood bar? Check out #thedrop

the dropMystic River, Gone Baby Gone and Shutter Island are synonymously associated with the brilliant and candid writer Dennis Lehane.  A  native of Dorchester, Massachusetts, Lehane has a very keen handle on the underbelly of the gritty Boston neighborhoods he called home and are less than stellar .

In his latest and greatest, The Drop (based on the short story Animal Rescue), Lehane  trades his Boston…

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Coming Attractions Week of September 12th

Coming Attractions Week of September 12th from carlarenatascorner.com

Lots of goodies coming this week…check them all out…

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Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished as she finds herself fighting for survival when he invades her home and…

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10

Sep

2014 Toronto Film Festival

Will TIFF give us the Oscar front-runner? Check out 25 Must Sees of the 2014 Toronto Film Festival

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Toronto is the king of the fall festivals, with a lineup of 285 features and 108 shorts. Here are 25 films that are must-seees…

wild-reese-witherspoonWILD –  Jean-Marc Vallee directed Matthew McConaughey to an Oscar in last year’s Toronto drama “Dallas Buyers Club,” and now he’s made Reese Witherspoon a real contender for “Wild,” based on the Cheryl Strayed memoir.

tiff-missjulieMISS JULIE -Jessica Chastain and Colin…

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#TBT Shawshank Redemption

#TBT Remember the time of Shawshank Redemption

UnknownThe Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman.

Adapted from the Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, the film tells the story of Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) a banker who spends 19 years in Shawshank State Prison for the murder of his wife and her lover despite his claims of…

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08

Sep

ACTOR CUES & A’s

Want Agents at Your Showscase? Check out these ACTOR CUES & A’s

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Back in the day DGRW was one of the hottest talent agencies in New York City for the Broadway performers.  At that time, one of the founding members, Flo Rothacker wrote a column for BACKSTAGE.  Here is a Q&A with her that I thought was very informative from that column specifically on Agents…

ACTORS’ CUES & A’S: Agents in the Audience  by Flo Rothacker, former principal at DGRW talent agency

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06

Sep

Recap: Telluride Film Festival

How is awards season shaping up?Recap: Telluride Film Festival www.carlarenatascorner.com

This is an abridged report from Variety’s Tim Gray recapping the 2014 Telluride Film Festival, which wrapped up over the Memorial Day Weekend…

wild-reese-witherspoonAs the four-day Telluride Film Festival wrapped Sept. 1, the big awards question is: Did we see the 2014 Oscar best-pic winner?

Telluride has cultivated its reputation as an awards launch pad, premiering four of the last six best-pic Oscar winners…

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05

Sep

Update: Venice Film Festival

Stuck in LA? Let me bring Italy to you. Update: Venice Film Festival www.carlarenatascorner.com

afp-2785a05958fef5d27956d884c3fa5b70c59c137aSince obviously, I am at Warner Brothers filming the 4th and final season of the CW’s Dramedy Hart of Dixie, I have attached an abridged report of the Venice Film Festival from Deadline Hollywood’s….  Thanks diva…I owe you one…

Underway since August 27th,  is the 71st edition of the world’s oldest international film festival…The Venice Film Festival.  By the last day on September…

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Recap: The Hollywood Wrap’s ShortList Film Winners

Missed The Wrap’s ShortList Film Winner? Here’s the recap at www.carlarenatascorner.com

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“Not It” directed by Pablo Orta nabs the YouTube Audience Award and “Noah” by Patrick Cederberg and Walter Woodman nabs the EPIX Industry Prize

Los Angeles (August 28, 2014) — TheWrap named the winners of its third annual ShortList Film Festival Thursday night at the YouTube Space LA. “Not It”by Pablo Orta took home the YouTube Audience…

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