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Audition scenes from movies

My daughter is auditioning for a play next weekend and I'd like to show her some audition scenes from films and TV. I don't mean screen tests or actors auditioning for their roles in famous films. Rather, I'm looking for scenes of fictional auditions that are part of a narrative. So, not something like this but something like this scene from Flashdance. [more inside]
posted by looli on May 13, 2013 - 33 answers

What are some examples of movies, tv shows, or music videos that use the "high production value/low production value" trope like in this Coldplay video?

What are some examples of movies, tv shows, or music videos that use the "high production value/low production value" trope like in this Coldplay video? [more inside]
posted by idledebonair on Jan 4, 2012 - 7 answers

Looking for the Usurper We Like.

Looking for examples and/or literary history of a trope that I'd refer to as the Villains' Satan. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Jul 1, 2011 - 17 answers

Et in Arcadia archetypus ego?

Tom Stoppard's Arcadia, original cast - does a film or videotape exist? [more inside]
posted by kristi on Nov 8, 2010 - 8 answers

What was life like in the 1980's?

Looking for movies that evoke how it is to live in the time in which they are set. [more inside]
posted by reenum on May 24, 2010 - 35 answers

If you say someone's funny are they doomed to failure?

Are there any examples of stories where a character is depicted as super-funny, and that actually comes through in practice? [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Sep 29, 2009 - 26 answers

Give us a clue?

Can you think of any films that include a scene where the characters play Charades, or a similar party game? [more inside]
posted by Beardman on Jun 22, 2009 - 34 answers

There's nothing to do on Mars, or during the last week of school...

Good movies about theatre? [more inside]
posted by HeroZero on Jun 5, 2009 - 38 answers

SF Movie Listings

Is there a website that lists all the movies playing in the Bay Area? Not just first and second run movies, but art houses (e.g. Pacific Film Archives)?
posted by one_bean on Nov 8, 2007 - 7 answers

Posters of Grand Guignol?

Looking for posters of Grand Guignol shows for an upcoming film set.... any ideas? [more inside]
posted by MeetCleaverTheatre on Oct 31, 2007 - 3 answers

Best stores in Albuquerque, NM for musicals on CD?

Any recommendations for stores in Albuquerque, NM for the cast recordings and soundtracks for stage or film musicals on CD? The Borders and Barnes & Noble stores are pretty good, but I'm wondering if other stores in town have better selections. Thanks!
posted by jroybal on Aug 12, 2007 - 1 answer

finding movie theatres and showtimes in NYC

Is there an easy-to-use site that lists all movies, theatres and showtimes in NYC. Please, God, PLEASE don't say citysearch! [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on May 27, 2007 - 14 answers

Venizia Biennale Recommendations

I will be in Venice during the first week of September, and would like recommendations for things to see during the Biennale. [more inside]
posted by Marquis on Aug 1, 2005 - 5 answers

What is method acting?

What is method acting? [mi] [more inside]
posted by alidarbac on Jul 2, 2004 - 18 answers

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