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A down-and-out actor is coached by a fading star when he is offered a part in a play in London. One of dozens of director John Ford's silent films, this backstage comedy was thought lost until a complete copy turned up in New Zealand in 2009. Many of the plot elements are said to echo the real-life Barrymore acting dynasty. [more inside]
Book: I'm Glad My Mom Died
I'm Glad My Mom Died is a memoir by American former actress and singer Jennette McCurdy based on her one-woman show of the same name. The book is about her career as a child actress and her difficult relationship with her abusive mother who died in 2013. [from wikipedia] [more inside]
Atlanta: Work Ethic! Season 4, Ep 5
or, Bring Your Daughter to Work Day. [more inside]
Movie: Drive My Car
Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director, accepts a residency at a theater festival in Hiroshima to mount a performance of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya. There he meets Misaki, an introverted young woman, appointed to drive his car. Directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi; based on a 2014 short story by Haruki Murakami. Nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best International Feature Film, and Best Adapted Screenplay at the 94th Academy Awards.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Frame of Mind Rewatch Season 6, Ep 21
Riker begins to suspect that all of Tilonus IV's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. [more inside]
Movie: The Trip
Steve Coogan has been asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, but after his girlfriend backs out on him he must take his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon. [more inside]
BoJack Horseman: Brand New Couch Season 2, Ep 1
BoJack has a FAB (Fresh Active BNA (Brand New Attitude)), he gets rid of the burdens of his life sofa(r) and is ready to start shooting Secretariat. Or maybe not. [more inside]
Steven Universe: Historical Friction Season 2, Ep 17
Jamie and Steven put on a play about the founding of Beach City.
Steven Universe: Love Letters Season 2, Ep 7
Jamie the mail carrier gets a crush on Garnet.