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Instead the actor has insulted his reputation as well as many other Yemeni women by his silly overacting.
Playing a transsexual could veer into overacting, but Dukakis underplays it, just as she did in the original Tales.
Wending its merry way through a borrowed classical plot (something about a life-or-death search for an heirloom of hanging scrolls), the company - including Kanoh himself, a rubber-faced, transformative actor with the physicality of Jerry Lewis - risks bad taste, overacting, even nudity as it lampoons its time-honored targets with whetted precision.
Used in very small doses in localized areas, it can weaken muscles that are overacting and uncontrolled.
The characters are symbolic types, speech is reduced to staccato monosyllables, and meaning is conveyed by pantomime and stylized overacting.
Black Box" is an awful title for a not-much-better show--another "physician, heal thyself" drama, in which bipolar disorder becomes a license to flights of visual fancy and periodic bouts of overacting.
He almost deserved to stay in jail after that for crimes against overacting.
Who, on the plus side, won't have to share any more overacting scenes with horribly hammy Dev.
Fiennes does his best Cockney, Coltrane is very well-spoken as lawyer Jaggers, and overacting David Walliams has a strange comedy accent all of his own.
It's all done with deliberate continuity boobs, overacting, obvious props like a fake lion and much daftness, but it's not funny or clever enough to sustain your interest.
He should have plenty of clips to pick from - most of the soaps pull out all the stops for Christmas, so overacting and lines that take on a whole new meaning when heard out of context should be in abundance.