Almond's brilliant characterization and ability to evoke atmosphere, time and place mixes the real and unreal in a totally believable way.
It will also let you gauge how flattering an eye color is on you, let try out multiple colors without spending a lot of money, and make sure the fit is just what you need to look believable and feel as comfortable as a contact lens can.
Although a few scenes in the movie feel a bit over-dramatized, the overall performances of the actors are believable and more often than not their scenes are executed with the skill of seasoned pros.
JRR Tolkien, the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, was a master at creating the believable world of Middle Earth including fine details such as weapons like swords, knives and spears that clashed in battle as good fought evil.
Incidentally, the ring and other jewelry used in the movie is real and was loaned to the production by Chopard.Even when used in a movie, engagement rings must be believable and must match the personalities of the characters involved.