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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of underact.

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  • And these faces all underacted, which is better than overacting, but fairly dull, especially when virtually the entire movie consists of closeups.

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  • The first one I think I overacted a tad, the second one I probably underacted.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • The first one I think I overacted a tad, the second one I probably underacted.

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  • I was not suggesting that these rationales necessarily would be released unsealed and underacted nor that they would necessarily be sufficient for court review in the released version.

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  • TV Guide goes on to state: "Overwritten and underacted by the kids anyway, it strings out its weekly climactic shockers — some of them truly unnerving — with artery-hardening blobs of moldy adolescent whining."

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  • TV Guide goes on to state: "Overwritten and underacted by the kids anyway, it strings out its weekly climactic shockers — some of them truly unnerving — with artery-hardening blobs of moldy adolescent whining."

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  • February 26th, 2008 at 1: 50 pm PST the market didnt overact, they underacted.

    Did the Market Overreact To Google’s Click-Through Woes?

  • A well-done and intentionally underacted suspense film that made me think of what would happen if the Merchant Ivory film team made a horror film - sort of A Room With a View of Fog insert Eddie Izzard in-joke.

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  • On the underacted release and no evidence of any untoward outcomes, I'm sorry to say, their logic is flawed.

    The Agonist - thoughtful, global, timely

  • It's all about the shoes: A Bronx-based street drama that recycles every imaginable trope, helmer Agustin's "Falling Awake" is underacted, overheated and uses a pair of purloined, high-end sneakers as a 400-pound allegory for getting your priorities straight.

    Variety.com

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