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.
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.
While Galactica may look like a mechanical sea monster to some, her re-imaged design and inner workings make for a believable setting where the theory behind the show makes this a popular Sci-fi series.
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.
The making of the Lord of the Rings trilogy challenged filmmakers to create a believable rendition of Middle Earth as well as finding the right Lord of the Rings cast to portray the mix of Hobbits, Elves, Wizards and more.
He makes life on a space station believable, and uses technology brilliantly not only to train his young characters, but to move the plot forward when Ender discovers an unusual landscape in a complex training game.
Many will argue that buying Maui Jims at full price is worth it while others won't stop until they're sure they've found the absolute best deal on the real think or have located a pair of believable replicas.
If Spielberg could give us dinosaurs that seemed alive, and Lucas could create entire parts of Star Wars that never existed before (and Han shot first, dammit!), then the effects guys could surely make a believable lion.