Another upper lip sighting

Referencing earlier discussion of the effectiveness of the abbreviated upper lip in enhancing our perception of emotion, here’s another great example:

Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisborne in “Robin Hood” 2.10, “Walkabout.” Source: Richard Armitage Central Gallery

Here Guy is responding to Marian’s statement that she won’t leave him in trouble with the resolution that they must prepare to defend themselves. It’s one of the more subtly emotional Guy moments of this series. His response almost made me like Marian.

~ by Servetus on April 11, 2010.

3 Responses to “Another upper lip sighting”

  1. Good eye, lol…
    Sexy pic!

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  2. I feel so bad for Guy in this scene. He is so pitifully grateful for Marian’s statement that she will not leave him in trouble. You see it flash across his face in surprise slightly earlier in the scene, and this is the last moment before they cut away to the next scene, so you just get a glimpse of his emotion.

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  3. […] do I love this picture? Let me count the ways. First, the abbreviated upper lip, along with the open mouth. Second, the amazing left thumb and the strength it shows in its […]

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