Watch Julianne Moore Beat Sarah Palin at Her Own Game


It's difficult to think of 12 minutes that simultaneously give you a great appreciation for the craft of acting and also make you want to throttle someone. And yet that is exactly what this mashup of Sarah Palin's actual behavior and Julianne Moore's portrayal of it in Game Change accomplishes. The accuracy with which Moore nails Palin is almost shocking, and when it's all cut together, it's like traveling down a bizarro memory lane. Yet as good as she is, Moore doesn't have the true glint of crazy in her eyes that Palin naturally has (and which somehow Tina Fey managed to capture perfectly). Without that infusion of genuine insanity, Moore's performance reads a little darker and a little more evil than Palin herself seems... Oh God, what if Palin takes a play from Moore's book and makes herself even scarier? Then she might really be a lock for the Dark Lord of Evil Republican nomination—brb, gonna go jump off Alaska and land in Russia where it's safe.

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Mimicking is not acting. Your Parrot can do the same thing.

To be honest, I am a bit ashamed that Jezebel is jumping on the bandwagon of "Rebublican Womens are sooo stoopid!!"

It's shameful. I am not a Palin fan by any means, but, god forbid a WOMAN, who btw, probably has not only your burdens, but more..is a stupid head for DARING to run for VP of the US.

What? She has a FUNNY ACCENT! LOL...She'as oviously a complete idiot!

Instead of encouraging women from any background to run for office, Jezebel has made sure that doesn't happen.

Quite frankly, this is one of the most insulting things regarding women I have seen in awhile.

But. Sure, go on disseminating every word the 2nd woman to actually have the balls to run for the White House.

Because someone has an opinion different than you doesn't mean that their idiots. It's insulting and Jezebel needs to quit it. '

SO, not Oscar "worthy". Give me 100 hours of video and no full time job and I could do the same thing.