ACTING DISCUSSION: CUBA GOODING JR Acting discussion Cuba Gooding Jr. is an actor that is admired by many movie lovers. He is perhaps one of the most popular actors of his generation. He is well known for his versatility and distinguished acting abilities.
Cuba Gooding Jr. is believed to be a favourite for many people because of his ability to use his body expressively depending on the particular character that he wants to portray in the movie. In many of his appearances, it has been noted that he has the ability of making body movements, gestures, and facial expressions that match the character that he wants to portray. When acting as Benny Carson in the movie, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story he is able to use his body movements and facial expression in a way that viewers will be easily convinced that he was a real doctor (Edelson, 2000).
Cuba Gooding Jr. is also very good at using his voice to fit different characters in different movies. If you listen to him in the movie, The hit list and Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story you will realize that the use of tone and other variations in the way he speaks (Smith, 2013). Listening at the two films you might think that the actors in the two cases have two different identities and characters.
Imagination and analytical is also something that Cuba Gooding has shown in many of his movies. In the movie, One in the chamber you can notice that after his first assassination and he is being pursued by a group of his victim’s guards, he walks forward despite calls by the guards for him to stop and as soon as he gets to the staircases he starts running just as he takes the corner knowing that at the corner would be the right place to start increasing the distance between him and his pursuers.
Edelson, P. (2000). Cuba Gooding, Jr. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers.
Smith, E. (2013). Cuba gooding jr. handbook – everything you need to know about cuba gooding jr. S.l.: Emereo Publishing.