Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the the New York Yankees bats against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on July 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. Suzuki was traded from the Mariners to the Yankees earlier in the day.
They'll tell you that 90 percent of filmmaking is casting. What they don't mention is that even if you get the casting right, you can still really screw it up if you don't know how to work with your actors. Here are 25 thoughts about directing actors, in no particular order.