DUE March 1 (11:59 pm) – After reading and engaging in the articles, videos, interviews and other materials for Module 7: Acting & Writing Reviews:
- Explore Natural vs. Non-Natural acting
- Tips from Films Actors
- How does a Critic tell good acting from Bad Acting? (with more acting tips)
- Four Easy Steps to a 600-Word Review
- Creating a Title for your Review
…answer all the following questions in the response section of this page (or email me your comments if you experience technology glitches). **Post something different than an earlier dialogue post in the chain, or expand on it.
- What did you learn about acting you didn’t know before (or that was reinforced)? How do you feel that will change the way you view, and review films? Why?
- As a rising film critic, what do you find to be the most challenging about evaluating “good acting?” Why? Offer a real-world example.
- After exploring Four Easy Steps to a 600-Word Review & Creating a Title for your Review, what do you feel is the greatest benefit for your film writing and reviewing? Why?
- Based on an interview with one of the actors on this page (on in this chapter), what did you find most intriguing or interesting about their approach to filmmaking/acting. Why? You must identify which actor this post is addressing.
Oscar-winning actor Mahersha Ali (Moonlight, Green Book, House of Cards, True Detective)
Actor Michael Kelly (House of Cards, Jack Ryan)
Yvonne Strahovski (‘Chuck,’ ‘Dexter,’ ‘24’ and Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale.’)
Britt Robertson (Tomorrow Land, Mr. Church, The Longest Ride, The Space between Us)
Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love, Diet Coke)
Melissa Rauch (Big Bang Theory)
Patrick Fabian (over 110 acting credits on his resume)
Oscar Nominee James Cromwell (Over 200 roles on film, TV & stage including – Babe, LA Confidential, American Horror Story, The Green Mile, The Longest Yard, Big Hero 6, Star Trek: First Contact, Marshall)
Character actor Charles Napier (hundreds of film and TV roles including Silence of the Lambs, the Blues Brothers, Star Trek)