Monthly Archives July 2014

How An Actor’s Performance In A Drama Can Change The World

If you ask 100 actors what is their favorite genre to play 99 out of 100 will tell you drama. Ask them why and they’ll say they want their work to be consequential, to mean something, to have importance, to move people, to change the world, and the Academy Award goes to… It’s not surprising since the drama is one of the two most powerful film genres, the other being comedy. The reason drama has such cinematic power, however, isn’t because its stories are about important issues and meaningful themes. Its power comes from its ability to elicit compassion from
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