TIME OUT OF MIND

A French Lady Thought Richard Gere Was Homeless And Tried To Feed Him Some Pizza

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A French lady tried to feed Richard Gere some pizza because she thought he was homeless.

WHEN METHOD ACTING GOES WRONG

Ben Foster Ate Handfuls Of Dirt During ‘Lone Survivor’ Because He Said It Would Protect Him

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Ben Foster ate handfuls of dirt on the set of 'Lone Survivor' because he said it would protect him. Actors, man.

#Mad Men

10 Memorable TV Scenes That Were More Real Than You Think

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The lawnmower scene from "Mad Men"? Those reactions were genuine.

#shia labeouf

The Hollyweird Legal Round-Up: Shia LaBeouf (Allegedly) Went Method for Securities Fraud

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This week, our faithful legal correspondent tells us about the time Shia Labeouf allegedly method acted his way to securities fraud.

PLACE BEYOND THE PINES

Method Acting: Ben Mendelsohn wanted to have his teeth pulled for ‘Place Beyond the Pines’

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The stories of Daniel Day-Lewis's method acting are legion, from sending Sally Field <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/11/daniel-day-lewis-sent-sally-field-text-messages-in-character-as-abe-lincoln" target="_blank">text messages in character as Abraham Lincoln</a> to building his character's house himself using 17th-century tools for The Crucible.

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WATCH: Young, Pre-Fame Brad Cooper asks Sean Penn for acting advice

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These days, Brad Cooper is a world-famous, preposterously handsome actor nominated for best actor at this Sunday's Oscars for his work running around in a garbage bag in Silver Linings Playbook.

WHEN METHOD ACTING GOES WRONG

Ashton Kutcher hurt himself method acting

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On Friday, we got to see <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/01/clip-ashton-kutcher-steve-jobs-in-jobs" target="_blank">the first clip from</a> jOBS, starring Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak and Ashton Kutcher as Kelso Jobs, the team who founded Apple Computers in Eric Foreman's Wisconsin basement.

TONY KUSHNER

Daniel Day-Lewis's initial rejection letter to Spielberg turning down Lincoln

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Daniel Day-Lewis did his ridiculous method acting thing in Lincoln, and it's hard to imagine the movie without him, but did you know that he initially rejected the role.

TERRY RICHARDSON

Terry Richardson wanted to photograph something beautiful

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A while back we brought you <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/11/jared-letos-in-drag-dallas-buyers-club-looking-scary" target="_blank">the first pictures</a> of Jared Leto playing an HIV-positive transvestite on the set of Dallas Buyer's Club.

THEATER MAJORS GONNA THEATER

Daniel Day-Lewis sent Sally Field text messages in character as Abe Lincoln

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The best thing about Daniel Day-Lewis is that he's an incredible actor, and in Lincoln, he made almost everyone else look like they were in a high school drama class by comparison, especially Sally Field.

METHOD ACTING

Jared Leto's director wanted to destroy something beautiful

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Here's <a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/the-crap-we-missed-1116-11-675x900.jpg">Jared Leto in drag on the set of of Dallas Buyer's Club</a>, in which he stars opposite an <a href="http://cdn.fd.uproxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/McConaughey-dallas-buyers-club.jpg" target="_blank">equally-freaky looking Matthew McConaughey</a>.

steven spielberg

Rumors of Daniel Day-Lewis's method acting have been scarcely exaggerated

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With Lincoln set to open November 16th, it's just two weeks until Steven Spielberg transports us back to a time when men communicated BY SHOUTING WORDS AT EACH OTHER, ALL OF THE TIME.

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Daniel Day-Lewis is method acting the hell out of Abe Lincoln

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Steven Spielberg is busy shooting Lincoln in Virginia, and while I thought the guy from Bill and Ted made an excellent Abraham Lincoln, I guess Oscar-winning  super actor Daniel Day-Lewis is an okay choice too.


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