Tag Archives: acting

20 Aug 2017

Is our notion of acting archaic?

  With Star Wars: Rogue One casting deceased actors and films like Antman reversing age brilliantly, it is safe to say that whatever we once considered an acting performance is no longer clear-cut. “That was great acting” is praise that we can no longer take for granted in the digital age, and I wonder how often we are falsely crediting a single person for their character’s presentation either on screen or in video games. My question is genuine: is our idea of acting archaic? Have the technical elements of media-driven narrative evolved so far as to warrant character performance to Read More