method acting

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Noun1.method acting - an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
acting, performing, playacting, playing - the performance of a part or role in a drama
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Talking about the "Ocean's Eleven" movie specifically, Pitt said that there was some method acting involved for that character.
Furthermore, she explores how Monroe drew from the techniques of Method acting and finely calibrated her performances to better mirror her audience's anxieties and desires.
"Grabe yung method acting ni Liza, para na talaga syang taga UP," another netizen commented.
He describes the importance of knowledge of the disorder, nutrition, understanding false beliefs and disordered thinking, and self-care; stigma and myths, the negative ideology of mental disorders, barriers to recovery, resilience, steps for coping, and social support; and the use of emotional regulation, method acting, empathy development, and relaxation.
He has tried different acting techniques: method acting, Stella Adler, Meisner Technique.
But some jokingly suggested that Farid, who is known for his movie roles and thugs and gangsters, was merely researching a role as part of the 'method acting' technique, or even promoting a future film or project.
IT IS fortunate Derek Mackay's Budget saw increased support for Creative Scotland and the arts because the Scottish Greens sure could use some lessons in method acting.
It's all very well being into method acting, until your character receives a back massage from a pig.
Method acting, popularised by actors like Daniel Day-Lewis, is the kind of acting where actors never, ever break character for the entirety of a shoot, even when the cameras aren't rolling.
Since then, he has been praised for his method acting efforts and diverse skill set as an actor. 
Mr Williams, who runs Odette's restaurant in London, was pleased to help Mr Rhys with his method acting.
Method acting, on the other hand, centres on the actors drawing on thoughts, feelings and personal experiences in order to find their character's emotional core and truth, which in turn manifests into their physical representation.