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Welcome to Brian Timoney’s Acting Blog. Here you will find important information on acting and the acting industry, including breaking news! We are an acting school dedicated to method acting and business of acting techniques. Our updates and posts are like mini acting classes so don’t miss out and join us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for our regular updates!

The Sandman (Netflix), The Nan Movie, Never Kiss Your Best Friend (TV Series)

On Graduating from the Ultimate Acting Programme, Ruchika Jain has appeared in The Sandman (Netflix), The Nan Movie and Never Kiss Your Best Friend (TV Series)

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How Aubrey Plaza Out Methoded Robert De Niro

De Niro is well known for his comprehensive character work. For Raging Bull, he learned to box at a pro level and put on 60 lbs for the film’s second half to play the crestfallen Jake LaMotta. For Taxi Driver, he became a fully licenced New York taxi driver and would put in night shifts…

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Johnny Depp, Amber Heard and method acting

You would need to be living in a remote area of the Amazon not to have heard about this ongoing trial. I saw a segment of it the other day, which interested me from an acting point of view. Johnny Depp was asked how he first met her and told the story. It turns out…

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Cage Fight: Jared Leto Vs Mads Mikkelsen

Brian discusses the negative media comments by Mads Mikkelsen about method acting in comparison to Jared Leto’s use of method acting.

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To slap or not to slap?

I’m sure you have seen the shytshow that has ensued after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock after making a joke on stage about his wife at the Oscars last night. The media discussion that has unfolded has been interesting. It has mainly revolved around whether Will should have slapped him or not. Now this staggers…

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BBC & ITV Dramas with Maxine Peake and Stephen Graham

Graduating from the Ultimate Actiung Programme, Lisa Daintry has appeared in major TV dramas starring Maxine Peake and Stephen Graham.

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National Theatre with Lesley Manville

Graduating from the Ultimate Acting Programme Auriane Teffaf appeared at the National Theatre in the production The Visit starring Lesley Manville.

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Why Prince Harry Is Right

The media are at it again. It’s not about method acting this time but related to acting at large. Let me explain. Prince Harry was interviewed yesterday and was asked to comment on the upsurge in resignations from jobs during the Pandemic. “a lot of the job resignations you mention aren’t all bad. In fact,…

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The Method Acting Lie

Every time there is a media article about the hazards of method acting, they always tell one story repeatedly. And, repeatedly, they always get it wrong. Or worse, they know it’s wrong but tell the big fat lie anyway. It’s time to put this lie to bed once and for all.

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Why Lady Gaga Takes It Home With Her

Lady Gaga was asked possibly the most ridiculous (but maybe not ridiculous) question I’ve ever heard. Here it is: “When you are acting, do you take the role home with you, or do you leave it on set?” She actually paused for a bit before answering this, not because she was concerned about the answer,…

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