Saturday, June 6, 2009

In Character: Actors Acting

Left: You’re a politically ambitious prosecutor trying a sensational murder case, and you’ve just realized that the defense’s key witness has given you a huge opening to prove that he’s lying. Center: You’re an ex-Marine, on the way home from a workout at the gym, suddenly confronted by a knife-wielding mugger. And you’re thinking, “This dude has picked the wrong fookin’ guy to take on.” Right: You’re watching your son on television in his first Formula One race, moments after his car has hit a wall. Track workers have lifted him out of the tangled wreck as the announcer says, “He doesn’t appear to be moving … “

Do you want to see some great actors acting (like the fantastic Ian McShane, above), but don't have the time to sit down and watch a movie? Head over to Vanity Fair's online Portfolio, where you can see sixteen actors give you a snapshot of three different moments in three different character's lives. It's pretty fantastic.


[Source Vanity Fair]

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