Author Topic: Heath Ledger in his own Words  (Read 65577 times)

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Re: Heath Ledger in his own Words
« Reply #260 on: December 16, 2008, 08:04:12 pm »
Heath is referring to how he approaches the craft of acting.  To "harness the infinite power of belief" is not to "play" a character, but to focus and "become" a character, and feel that character's life "in the moment."  In that moment, you are that character, and you really feel the things your character feels.  Some actors refer to it as a "willing suspension of disbelief."
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Re: Heath Ledger in his own Words
« Reply #261 on: December 16, 2008, 10:21:06 pm »
Unusual video...
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Wow, that's a stunner.  Thanks, Bruce.
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Re: Heath Ledger in his own Words
« Reply #262 on: December 16, 2008, 10:27:52 pm »
If:
     Heath is referring to how he approaches the craft of acting.  To "harness the infinite power of belief" is not to "play" a character, but to focus and "become" a character, and feel that character's life "in the moment."  In that moment, you are that character, and you really feel the things your character feels.  Some actors refer to it as a "willing suspension of disbelief."
 
 
             


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so that does not mean that Heath had a belief in two men being in love together?

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Re: Heath Ledger in his own Words
« Reply #263 on: December 16, 2008, 11:03:33 pm »




         That video is magical Bruce.  I have seen a couple others he has done, and they all
are so singularly unique.  They just display what a beautiful mind he had.   So brilliant.
We are never to know what all we have lost...



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Re: Heath Ledger in his own Words
« Reply #264 on: December 17, 2008, 04:10:03 am »
Thank you Bruce.

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Re: Heath Ledger in his own Words
« Reply #265 on: December 17, 2008, 01:13:47 pm »
Heath on Graham Norton doing "The Life of Heath Ledger"...
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Re: Heath Ledger in his own Words
« Reply #266 on: January 17, 2009, 12:44:57 am »
On turning down "Spiderman":

"It's not for me. I would be taking someone else's dream away.'"
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Re: Heath Ledger in his own Words
« Reply #267 on: February 13, 2009, 06:29:16 pm »
On the prospect of Brokeback Mountain being nominated for an Academy Award:

“Obviously it's an honor for the film to be in that category, but it's really strange for me that films and performances are compared as if we're all running the same race. We're all doing different ‘sports’ and we're all training differently, so you can't really compare them ever. They really are there for marketing reasons, but we can't help but get dragged into it. We're dragged into this false sense of success if they nominate you and then a false sense of failure when you don't win.”
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Re: Heath Ledger in his own Words
« Reply #268 on: March 26, 2009, 05:53:18 am »
TOoP/Bruce,

I have already watched some of these videos, but now that I finally have broadband at home I'll be watching  and "re-watching" many times all of them!
Thank you for this very special thread!
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Re: Heath Ledger in his own Words
« Reply #269 on: May 03, 2009, 03:03:16 am »
Yes, Bruce, thank you so much for this pure treasure.