Anyone else think that the lesser known actors did an amazing job, almost as good as the big names in the cast?
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Michael Fassbender had easily the best acting in the movie, but some people here gave amazing performances, also worth noting:
- Carmen Ejogo - Good acting throughout the film. IMO, her performance in the med bay scene was chilling and amazing.
- Callie Hernandez - In 2015 no one heard of her. In 2016 she landed on Blair Witch, La La Land and Alien Covenant with sizeable roles. I believe that she will have a succesful career because I've seen all 3 movies and she was great.
- Amy Seimetz - Best display of panic and loss of control by a character since Veronica Cartwright in Alien.
- Ben Rigby - Deserves to be a lot more famous than he is. He completely sold the med bay scene because he scared the hell out of me.
(I just pointed out the lesser known actors who gave the best performance. I want to say that everyone did a very good job in termas of acting)
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Amy Seimetz and Carmen Ejogo definitely! Both showed the emotional strain of the characters well.
Benjamin Rigby deserves a big shout-out for his chilling deterioration and backburster acting. One of the best scenes in the film!
Beside him none of the security team really stood out. As much I appreciate Lope (Bichir) and Rosenthal's (Haubrich) from the Origins novel, their characters were almost hollow shadows in the film. Nothing against the actors they had little to work with, but I can barely recall what Hallett, Cole & Ankor look like.
Smollett & Hernandez were ok, but nothing remarkable as Ricks & Upworth IMO
Amy and Carmen for sure. That whole crazy med lab/ship's destruction scene was done so well, and they made me care for them as human beings, and I felt their demise was too soon and very unfair. That damn creature! ))
I think they did very well considering... and i think this may be the route they have to take in future, that is to introduce us to unknown or relatively not very well known Actors etc, with strong Characters to play.
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They did fine for the script etc... they were given.
thought they were ok, nothing spectacular but in truth no one was spectacular in AC
They did alright considering the script and the weak characters that they played. Unfortunately I remember very few names of the actors that were in the movie probably because it was the first time I saw anything that they were in. Most of the times unless the they make a good job I don't look for more information about them. I remember the names Waterson, Fassbender, McBride and Crudup because their characters were sort of interesting (since David and Walter were different compared to each-other and since I also thought that Oram was alright and Waterson because she was the main person among the humans, McBride since his character was sort of fun) but I honestly don't remember any other names right now. This is probably because I am forgetful and that the characters didn't gave me a memorable impression.
Yes I agree with you. The only actors I already knew where Billy Cudrup, Danny McBride (seen just on comedy films for example "Tropic Thunder") and the great Micheal Fassbender. Anyways everyone made an amazing acting, nothing to say.
Seems like that working with Mr. Scott you have a huge improvement your acting skills ahahahah!
'Ben Rigby - Deserves to be a lot more famous than he is. He completely sold the med bay scene because he scared the hell out of me.'
I totally agree with you. He is very good in all of his scenes. Look at his face when he informs us that he needs to visit the toilet. Awesome!
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