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I agree with what you're saying here in principle, but there's not really much of an argument here. The quality of any acting is subjective.

I remember watching The Graduate with a friend back in college and at one point my friend chuckled because he thought Dustin Hoffman had a bad line read and vocalized this opinion. I said "No, I think that read was exactly how the character we know would have reacted." He said, "No, I think it's just bad acting."


And then we just kept watching the movie, because there really wasn't anything left to discuss. A performance is going to click with people or it isn't.

And as you said people have a right to say "I found this character's portrayal to be wooden" or whatever, as long as they aren't jerks about it. But hey, internet anonymity breeds all sorts of vile rhetoric. Just the other day on here a fellow GN user hurled a vicious screed against me assuming a lot about my knowledge of a game series simply because I suggested they make some more changes to the 7th game in a long running strategy series. 🤷‍♀️


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