Episode 14: Flashbacks and the Martini
4:18 Runtime, Posted on Oct 30 2009 David Wexler, College Life, Movie Life, Life edited by David PresleyFlashbacks. David addresses that Evil Weed needs to be dope. Brianna predicts being drenched in corn syrup. Bekim gets to play pretend and kiss girls. Nick is not an actor as such. Genevieve modestly says that she is not great at working for other people except when she is acting. Ryan gets to do things that he “would never ever get to do on Nickelodeon.” Nick is relieved that the other actors didn’t know all their lines yet. David vibes on the foggy, creepy atmosphere of Montauk. Highlights from the shoot wiz by including footage that has not yet been released. The makeup special effects specialist explains how he is going to make Brianna’s ankle wound appear charred and diseased-looking. Finally the episode catches up to the very last scheduled scene filmed in NYC, the martini shot of the film. Nick nails it and David excitedly announces the wrap on Evil Weed!
3:44 Runtime, Posted on Oct 26 2009
The festivities are nearing the end on the set of Evil Weed. Cynthia expresses sadness that it is the last day of filming in Montauk. The Hamptons martini shot involves Cynthia and Bekim making out and Nick being a creeper. After checking the shot, David announces the Hamptons wrap and celebration ensues around the pool. Champagne is popped again, this time purely for recreational purposes, and Cynthia shakes it up like she is celebrating a major victory or in a rap video. Bekim, exhausted, comes to terms with coming down from the high of filming. Briana thanks everyone for the wonderful experience and “Movie Life” for serving as a diary of sorts. Then the cast and crew hit the road and return to NYC.
3:33 Runtime, Posted on Oct 16 2009
Bekim, Ryan, and Nick pantomime their performances. Fake weed is unveiled. Champagne is popped.
During the filming of an indoor scene, Jonathan convinces the guys to do their best Charlie Chaplin; the three male leads silently act out their performances in Evil Weed. On Nick’s terrace, they pantomime their parts in the movie. Ryan, always the host, begins to give an oratorical summary of the arc of his character. He then does as he is told and, this time, tells his story silently. On the last day of shooting, Shane busts out the fake weed that we saw in Episode 4 and prepares to transfer it into a smaller Ziploc bag. Brianna does not fully comprehend the measurements of marijuana. David thinks about how he can improve the living room scene. Finally, Bekim pops open the bottle of bubbly, double-entendre and all. The projectile cork flies way out of frame and disappears somewhere on the floor below.
Posted on Nov 02 2009
Movie Life: What made you want to become an actor?
Cynthia LaForte: I've always been a performer, I was a ballerina, a singer, a model. I was always dressing up as a kid and putting on performances even if no one was around. I truly knew acting was for me when I realized that when my teachers would push me or be hard on me I didn't get upset or angry or want to quit, I enjoyed it. It's not that I want to work at it, I love to work at it and I love the moments of struggle just as much, possibly even more then, as when my acting is spot on.
Born and raised in Rochester, New York. Throughout Cynthia's childhood she trained as a ballerina and singer. After high school she moved to New York City to work as a model and attend Fordham Unive...Read More