Method Actor

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“Method Actor” by Justin Stokes is a short film that entirely takes place within a small room while it’s main and only character, who remains unnamed, tells the story of how he was once a great actor. This “method actor” walks around this small room while recounting his previous success and difficulty of getting into the mind of a character. He then goes on to discuss playing a murderer and the struggle of getting into the mind of a murder; as he discusses this he begins describing the act of murder as the camera pans out to show that the small room is in fact a jail cell. While understanding the concept of method acting is vital to truly understanding this film, Stokes provides some insight and minimally explains to those who don’t. All aspects
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