Nothing but a second rate, trying hard copycat!

The prompt reminds me of an acclaimed Filipino movie released in 1985 – Bituing Walang Ningning -, which translates to ‘star without luster’.  It was in this movie where one of those memorable lines was delivered by the supporting actress – “You’re nothing but a second-rate, trying hard copycat!”  Nothing beats controversial lines like that in movies.

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The versatile actress named Cherie Gil who played as a famous singer threatened by a newcomer in the industry was very effective in her role.  That kind where you almost hate her for being so vile in her realistic role.

I always find that I admire villain roles.  To be the hero or the main character in a movie seems easier to portray especially those who star in ‘feel-good’ ones. A villain’s role objective always appear to me that they have to draw from the audience that expected hatred or annoyance.  Ms. Cherie Gil had proven her mettle for a long time.

Is this only me, or do you also find that these artists that play villain roles are more talented and effective?

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