Example sentences for: actors

How can you use “actors” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A lot of actors have plastic features, the kind that mold and remold themselves according to their characters' moods; others--primarily Republicans such as Clint Eastwood and Charlton Heston--have Mount Rushmore-esque features whose lack of plasticity is meant to betoken strength.

  • Male actors, in masks, play all the roles.

  • Some like it: a "foxy, snotty, enjoyably trashy update," says Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly . Others find the idea of such young actors in this tale of sexual intrigue and betrayal ridiculous: "The liaisons here aren't dangerous, they're incongruous" (Jami Bernard, the Daily News ). Critics are either entranced by the youngsters' acting or find the whole concept of fresh-from-the-WB kids as Vicomte De Valmont and Marquise De Merteuil "faintly ridiculous" (Stephen Holden, the New York Times ). (This site has links to information on all the film versions of the novel, as well as sound clips and photos.)

  • Some say the results are good: Sure, it's "Pulp Fiction Jr.," but "the intoxicating brashness of youth--and not graphic gore, language and violence--is what keeps Go moving" (Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today ). The highlights of the film are young actors Sarah Polley and Taye Diggs, as well as the breakneck pace of the three intertwining plot lines, each full of vigorous thrill-seeking youngsters.

  • It's a one joke movie, but the one joke is good, and the actors are great: "Laughs battle formulas and laughs win" (Jay Carr, the Boston Globe ). As the mob boss, "De Niro parodies his own persona with huge relish" (Joe Morgenstern, the Wall Street Journal ), and Crystal's put-upon analyst is refreshingly underplayed.

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