How To Go Over-The-Top

BabyJane002I doubt that you can be a truly great actor without going over-the-top once or twice in your career. There are great examples of this category: For Al Pacino, it was Tony Montana in “Scarface.” For Bette Davis, “Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?” Then there are the WTF examples of the genre: For Nicolas Cage, it was the “Bad Lieutenant” remake (a must-rent on DVD). What makes for an over-the-top performance? Here’s an analysis.

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