So we've seen a clip that demonstrates tension:
Opening of TOUCH OF EVIL
And we've seen a clip that highlights character:
Lee J. Cobb's monologue from 12 ANGRY MEN
Today, we put them both together, and take a look at how character and suspense work hand-in-hand. Let's have a look at this absolutely fantastic scene between screen greats Laurence Olivier and Dustin Hoffman. Is it safe?
(Note: the sound cuts out at the end, but still, you can see the power of this scene.)