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Josie Foster isn't a good actress


She does a good performance until...she needs to look upset or surprised or shocked. She does the same reaction every time. Her eyes dart around and see takes in a few breathes. After seeing it about 6 times I realised she doesn't qualify as a good actor.

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who is josie foster

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Call Hollywood’s 1-800 number immediately and tell them. They need to know what you’ve discovered.

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Actually she is good at crying, so I can see the hype. But anytime an actor gives me the same reaction for multiple scenes I feel like they're lacking of range.

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See her in other roles, and you might revise your opinion. Pretty much every actor who ever worked with her, even when she was a child actor, has nothing but praise for her range.

I felt her reactions as Ellie were in keeping with the character as established, to be honest.

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The Ellie in Sagan’s book is the same Ellie that Foster and Zemeckis put on the screen.

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