Colin Firth in Pride & Prejudice: In the end wedding scene, he's still in uptight, slow-to-smile Mr. Darcy mode. You can see a smile creeping on his lips, but he's sort of holding it back. When he follows Elizabeth in the carriage, he turns his back to the camera, then turns to face the crowd, and it's as if he's decided "what the hell?" and shows this wonderful, ear to ear grin. Perfect, so true to the character of Mr. Darcy.
In the episode of Fresh Prince of Bel Air (don't laugh at me yet) where Will's absent father comes back, and then leaves him again, Will lets out this tirade to Uncle Phil on how he doesn't need his father anyway. At the end, there's this devastating silence, and I really think Will Smith is crying real tears. It breaks my heart every time I see it, and he should have won an Emmy for his acting.
There was an episode of Scrubs (crap! I suck at remembering episode titles!) where a newly confident Elliot decides to defy Kelso and order a procedure on a supposedly doomed patient. Now, Scrubs fans like me know one Elliot's character traits is blowing her bangs out of her face. Sometimes she does it frustration, sometimes cause they really are just in the way. Well, there's a scene where Elliot is bragging to JD about how she stood up to Kelso and followed her gut. When Elliot's done with her speech, she blows her hair out of her face, but not in the usual, frazzled puff of breath, but in a cool, deliberate, sort of way that actually seems confident. It's so subtle, so offbeat, but it's such an Elliot thing to do to express her new self assurance.
Edited by marxfan, Nov 19, 2007 @ 6:51 PM.