In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- He was often, and probably justly, accused of underacting in the movies, but never of overacting.
- It's a caper film, with all the obligatory touchstones of the genre and everyone underacts to great effect.
- DeNiro underacts brilliantly, creating a character whose obsessive concern for control and order is both his means to the top and his undoing.
- This movie is loud, gaudy, underacted, and completely without a soul.
- He underacts many scenes, perhaps going for stoic emotional pain but looking bored.
- The acting isn't all that way, because we're sometimes treated to underacting as a change of pace.
- Thank John, who overacts in direct proportion to the amount of underacting everyone else does.
- For once, he underacts, and still manages to create a memorable character.
- The young actress manages, at the same time, to underact and overdo playing a grieving yet bratty young girl.
- An actor himself, he doesn't write plays so much as actors' exercises: violently angry confrontations, absurdly bizarre vignettes, and abject deflations good for practicing sotto voce underacting.
- When in doubt, they seem to choose underacting, which is a smart pick.
- I think this movie may mark the only time in recorded history when he managed to underact in a part.
- Who overacted, underacted, didn't try or couldn't act his or her way out of a paper bag?
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