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  • v. 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.

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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."

    Archive 2007-05-01

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

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  • 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

  • But because they did make so many changes and some of the cast overacted or underacted, and some characters weren't used to their fullest potential, I'd have to give this film a 4 out of

    Comic Book Movie

  • She either overacted or underacted. not impressed and i dont think she pulled off Bella well.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

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