Friday, February 17, 2017
METHOD ACTING: 'FAKING IT' IS SO LAST YEAR - COMMITMENT IS EVERYTHING
"The question is: what is driving this extreme commitment? Actors, directors or the audience? Clearly, directors like actors to be prepared for their roles as it means they don’t have to waste time discussing “motive” on set. And the search is always on for actors who are “right” for the role from top to toe.
But it is also a mark of the sea-change in the business of acting. Modern audiences seem to require perfect replications of reality, paintings that look like photographs. The gulf between old-school technique and post-method immersion is growing ever wider."
Continued @ newsweek.com