And she's about three words away from monotone. She sounds just a little bit like one of those contestants on Apprentice when they are trying to kiss Donald Trump's ass. Actually she sounds like a high school student trying to mutter her way through her school's production of Our Town; and failing.
I think I was distracted by the fact that there are a lot of great actors in the piece - Paul McAvoy, Alice Krige, Alec Newman and Susan Sarandon are just rocking. Also loving Ian McNiece and the actress that plays Irulan.
But every time Alia shows up I am stunned by her awfulness.
The only bad acting surrounded by great acting that I can think of as worse was Godfather III with Sofia Coppola; but at least Sofia wasn't supposed to carry the whole movie. You were just supposed to feel sad when she died but she wasn't given Al Pacino's role.