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People pick up strange tendencies and if they unconsciously drag them for long, such inclinations become deeply rooted in the system, taking the avatar of habits. Ben Affleck has become victim of an odd habit; he tends to babble the lines of his actors. He is so mentally and emotionally glued to his projects that he not only calls the shots behind the camera, but also inadvertently catches the dialogue mimicking spree. It may be funny for us to hear this, but Blake Lively and Jeremy Renner feel a bit distracted by Affleck’s new-found addiction of gushing out lines of the stars.
Affleck’s career resembles a fairytale. Starting as a heart-throbbing actor, he has added another feather to his cap: direction. Recently Affleck spilled beans on his dialogue-miming habit quoting that ‘The Town’ (2010) stars, Lively and Renner made him aware that they were losing focus because of his tendency.
Affleck hinted that his inclination towards lip- letting Affleck know that he was essaying his lines. And then Blake too stepped in, explaining that he repeated his habit with her as well.
Poor Affleck! He admits he wants to let go of the tendency and is looking out for ways to come out of it.
The latest victim of Affleck is Bryan Cranston, who has essayed an important role in the actor-turned director’s latest silver screen venture, Argo. While he also agrees to being putt of balance by this habit, but he says that shows the amount of dedication the director shows towards his movies.
Well, eerie things and strange habits are surprisingly a fairly commonplace in this so-called normal world. If Affleck has picked up a peculiar tendency, we are not leveling any blames or allegations on him; it is quiet normal to have controlled madness mixed with professionalism. After all, over-enthusiasm is a far-cry from over-confidence, and Affleck appears to be an over-enthusiastic director.
Affleck’s ‘Argo’ is doing well, it is a thrill ride fueled with sentiments, suspense, hoping against hope and the flavor of patriotism. syncing the dialogues of the actors is not a desirable habit. Jeremy Renner had no qualms about