jueves, 22 de septiembre de 2011

Talking point: Your favourite movie stars

Who are your favorite film and television actors and stars?
Why do you like them?
What film stars that people admire do you dislike? Why?
Do you make a point of going to see movies and watch shows featuring your favorite actors?
Why do foreign-film stars find it difficult to succeed in the United States?
Can an actor be “too good” in a performance?
Is Keanu Reeves a good actor?
What do you know about Clint Eastwood?
Have you seen any of his Dirty Harry movies?

You may wish to read this article from The New York Times in preparation for your discussion, where Manohla Dargis and A. O. Scott, the co-chief film critics for The Times, respond to reader questions. In the August installment, they answered several queries about actors and stars.

You may also want to watch this video about Dirty Harry, which explains the reasons why the character became so popular in the 70's and 80's among film buffs.