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Top 10 reasons we love ‘Parenthood’ star Jason Ritter

Article: Top 10 reasons we love ‘Parenthood’ star Jason Ritter

Having a famous last name in the entertainment industry can be a lot to live up to. But Jason Ritter (Parenthood) has carved out his own distinct place on the small and silver screens, keeping it cool in dozens of roles. He’s an actor that doesn’t demand a lot of fanfare — he’s just dependable as the brother, the boyfriend and, sometimes, the bad ass. Of all the reasons to love Jason and his surprisingly diverse career, we picked ten of our favorite Ritter moments.

Top 10 reasons we love Mark Duplass

Article: Top 10 reasons we love Mark Duplass

If it seems like you’ve been watching Mark Duplass on screen forever, it’s not because you have (unless you are 7). He’s only been in features for the past seven years or so, but in that time he’s starred in about a dozen movies, co-directed five, and written a few more. Duplass is an indie film hit-machine. He brings a plainspoken authenticity to both the movies he makes and the roles he takes; he’s an indie performer with a dash of low-key movie-star charisma. Here are ten reasons to love him.

Catch Mark on Sundance Channel’s THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS this Monday 10/22 at 10P.

Top 10 reasons we love Mark Duplass

Article: Top 10 reasons we love Mark Duplass

If it seems like you’ve been watching Mark Duplass on screen forever, it’s not because you have (unless you are 7). He’s only been in features for the past seven years or so, but in that time he’s starred in about a dozen movies, co-directed five, and written a few more. Duplass is an indie film hit-machine. He brings a plainspoken authenticity to both the movies he makes and the roles he takes; he’s an indie performer with a dash of low-key movie-star charisma. Here are ten reasons to love him.

Catch Mark on Sundance Channel’s THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS this Monday 10/22 at 10P.

It's a mad, mad, mad, mad Bill Murray world

Article: It's a mad, mad, mad, mad Bill Murray world

Get ready to color outside the lines. “Thrill Murray” is a coloring book set to pay tribute to Bill Murray, one of the greatest actors of my lifetime, with inspired illustrations of this actor by various artists. Aside from your run-of-the-mill Murray fans, this book is also for the “young, old, middle-aged, bored, hyped or mildly interested.” While this isn’t the sort of material found in the coloring book section of your local bookstore, and as bizarre as this is one some level, I have a feeling that Bill Murray would approve. There have long been loud whispers around the Web of Murray’s behavior in public. It’s not the sort of negative stuff that would land him on TMZ. Instead the prankster actor seems to pop up in unexpected places and his encounters with the public often fall somewhere between whimsical to eccentric performance art that leaves people surprised with a cool story that none of their friends would ever believe.

Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world

Article: Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world

In 1952 an aspiring actor wrote the above note expressing his frustrations soon after he moved to New York City for his acting career. This despondent actor wrote: Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. The stage is like a religion you dedicate yourself to and then suddenly you find that you…