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Why is Elizas acting so poor all the time? Flat/Bad Delivery

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    spikemaniac

    [81]May 27, 2009
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    Who's Charlie Weber? Sounds very familiar, but I can't think...

    buffyTVSrox wrote:
    Not saying anything... Maintaining self control...

    Oh come on. Get a little feisty. It's been a while now that we haven't had some serious back-to-back arguing here on something that's not related to girlongirl sex.
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    ___Mr_Nasty___

    [82]May 27, 2009
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    spikemaniac wrote:
    Who's Charlie Weber? Sounds very familiar, but I can't think...


    Ben.


    ***SPOILER***
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    buffyTVSrox

    [83]May 27, 2009
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    spikemaniac wrote:
    Who's Charlie Weber? Sounds very familiar, but I can't think...

    buffyTVSrox wrote:
    Not saying anything... Maintaining self control...

    Oh come on. Get a little feisty. It's been a while now that we haven't had some serious back-to-back arguing here on something that's not related to girlongirl sex.


    Charlie is Ben. Ben is Glory. Now, do we suspect that there may be some kind of connection, between Charlie Weber and Clare Kramer?

    And Isa, you get a big cookie for saying nothing mean about Kendra.

    And SCREW EVERYONE WHO DOUBTS THE AWESOMENESS OF KENDRA! They said on the audio commentary that she worked with a professional accent coach, and the accent coach picked a very specific remote Jamaican accent, its remoteness being why most people didn't recognize it and just thought it was a bad version of a more common accent! It came out badly when public interpretation was factored in, but on a technical level all was perfect and Bianca Lawson did nothing wrong so SCREW YOU to anyone who hates on my Kendra or her accent!


    (Image totally stolen from Auntie)
    Edited on 05/27/2009 8:28am
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    kikimarie593

    [84]May 27, 2009
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    I really liked Kendra. And Bianca Lawson is a really good actress. I always see her on different tv shows and movies now and she's still awesome.

    I also liked Charlie Weber/Ben. But now that I think of it, he really wasn't that great of an actor. I have no idea why I liked him so much.

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    TwistedConverse

    [85]May 27, 2009
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    ^^ Cause you like lame actors *cough*MiloVentimigla*cough*
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    ___Mr_Nasty___

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    buffyTVSrox wrote:
    They said on the audio commentary that she worked with a professional accent coach, and the accent coach picked a very specific remote Jamaican accent, its remoteness being why most people didn't recognize it and just thought it was a bad version of a more common accent! It came out badly when public interpretation was factored in, but on a technical level all was perfect and Bianca Lawson did nothing wrong so SCREW YOU to anyone who hates on my Kendra or her accent!


    I thought what they said on the commentary was that despite Bianca Lawson working with a voice coach nobody could really firgure out what Kendra's accent was apart from "kinda Jamaican".
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    buffyTVSrox

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    ___Mr_Nasty___ wrote:
    buffyTVSrox wrote:
    They said on the audio commentary that she worked with a professional accent coach, and the accent coach picked a very specific remote Jamaican accent, its remoteness being why most people didn't recognize it and just thought it was a bad version of a more common accent! It came out badly when public interpretation was factored in, but on a technical level all was perfect and Bianca Lawson did nothing wrong so SCREW YOU to anyone who hates on my Kendra or her accent!


    I thought what they said on the commentary was that despite Bianca Lawson working with a voice coach nobody could really firgure out what Kendra's accent was apart from "kinda Jamaican".


    Well clearly you have an insane interpretation of audio commentaries and need to be impaled!
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    TwistedConverse

    [88]May 27, 2009
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    I was a wee bit sad when Drusilla killed Kendra.

    I got over it though when Faith came and was much better .
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    kikimarie593

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    TwistedConverse wrote:
    ^^ Cause you like lame actors *cough*MiloVentimigla*cough*

    I don't like lame actors! I like cool actors! Maybe you like lame actors!

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    kikimarie593

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    TwistedConverse wrote:
    I was a wee bit sad when Drusilla killed Kendra. I got over it though when Faith came and was much better .

    I liked Kendra better then Faith.

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    NJZ

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    Doug, for what its worth, I liked Kendra and Bianca Lawson. Bianca was actually the better from the piss-poor acting seen in Dawson's Creek. Her and Michelle Williams ofcourse
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    amaryllis88

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    TwistedConverse wrote:
    I didn't think Marc Blucas was all the great but maybe it's just that I find Riley incredibly dull that's making me think that.

    Oh yeah, Elizabeth Anne Allen was quite poor too. I actually forgot about her.

    I wasn't a big fan of Riley either, he coulda gotten killed by Adam for all I cared.
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    filmstu2005

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    buffyTVSrox wrote:
    spikemaniac wrote:
    Who's Charlie Weber? Sounds very familiar, but I can't think...

    buffyTVSrox wrote:
    Not saying anything... Maintaining self control...

    Oh come on. Get a little feisty. It's been a while now that we haven't had some serious back-to-back arguing here on something that's not related to girlongirl sex.


    Charlie is Ben. Ben is Glory. Now, do we suspect that there may be some kind of connection, between Charlie Weber and Clare Kramer?

    And Isa, you get a big cookie for saying nothing mean about Kendra.

    And SCREW EVERYONE WHO DOUBTS THE AWESOMENESS OF KENDRA! They said on the audio commentary that she worked with a professional accent coach, and the accent coach picked a very specific remote Jamaican accent, its remoteness being why most people didn't recognize it and just thought it was a bad version of a more common accent! It came out badly when public interpretation was factored in, but on a technical level all was perfect and Bianca Lawson did nothing wrong so SCREW YOU to anyone who hates on my Kendra or her accent!


    (Image totally stolen from Auntie)
    Hey, i loved bianca/kendra too. She was hot, accent was on fire, acting on point, and she killed (no pun intended, but sure y not) in her role as the vampire slayer from jamaica. I liked how Joss was able to show being a slayer wasnt just a white/british thing. Slayers were from everywhere. Hell, even the first slayer was black.

    Though i wasnt happy with the lack of black characters on the show...oh well

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    CharmedOneP391

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    well her portrayal of Echo is probably confusing to her.. she's supposed to be like baby...a child who is completely Naive..sometimes. Sometimes Echo (Omega-echo) has to seem like the smartest & best skilled person on earth having 38 personalties. I honestly couldn't think of someone else who could play Echo/Caroline. She plays Caroline well..which is who Echo is.

    The season finale pretty much threw in the air that no matter how many times you are wiped..your soul..who you are on your core..is still there. Echo is a good person..which is why it didn't matter that she had 38 people in her head and Alpha was a killer so it made him crazy.

    Anyway..I think her acting is great as Echo. For some other personalities...maybe thats different. But I do not in any way think her acting is poor.

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    jack756

    [95]Jun 10, 2009
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    i have to say eliza is doing a great job and i am sad to see some you guys say negative things about her acting.i mean eliza is playing a doll.dolls are suppose to be plat,no emotions,and she add alittle character trait in with it.eliza is doing perfect playing echo.

    even when her character is imprinted with stuff she pulls it off great.example when she was turned into a wife.and she thought her husband did porn she was funny,loving,and exciting.when she was blind she was loving,caring,kind,and a big believer in faith.when she was a behavior analyst she was smart,sexy,sassy,and very serious. i can go on and on but eliza is doing great.elizas fans need to find the positive and stop looking for the negative which is what i see

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    aj_the_kidd

    [96]Jun 19, 2009
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    Wow i was beginning to think i was the only one who thought Eliza'a acting was flat, not bad but flat, I was never really convinced she was playing multiple people, just slight variations of the one person. yeah i know some people saw it but i didn't.

    Personally i think the guy who plays paul ballard, acting is the worst on the show, very one dimensional to the point were its irritating at times.
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    TwistedConverse

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    aj_the_kidd wrote:


    Personally i think the guy who plays paul ballard, acting is the worst on the show, very one dimensional to the point were its irritating at times.


    Yay! Someone else agrees! I think he is pretty terrible too.
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    tvfan332

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    Surely I can't be the only person who thinks that the actor that plays Victor is that good? He is an alright actor, but I don't see why everyone thinks so highly of him. I'd say Amy Acker, Olivia Williams and Dichen Lachman are the best actors in the cast. I think Eliza Dushku is doing fine in her role, the imprints Echo has been given can be awfully similar though. Hopefully season two will have a more versatile range of imprints for ED to play.
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    TwistedConverse

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    ^^ have you seen Briar Rose yet? He gives a performance there that is just really brilliant (the guy who plays Victor I mean).
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    lazyjay

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    Did you not see Enver (Victor) in Briar Rose? His portrayal of Mr. Dominic was just so f'ing spot on it was creepy seeing him instead of Reed Diamond.

    Can't argue with Amy Acker, Oliviadelle and Dichen Lachman. They totally rock.
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