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the properties, backdrops, and other objects arranged for a dramatic presentation

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the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale

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Whitaker chews the scenery whenever he can while Laurie is a more restrained version of House.
Davis chews the scenery as the faded child star Baby Jane Hudson, still wearing dresses and wigs akin to those she donned for the Vaudeville stage.
Host Jessica Alba may not be in perennial Oscar host Billy Crystal's league when it comes to movie parodies, but she garners plenty of laughs as she chews the scenery in wacky and sometimes tasteless takeoffs of ``King Kong,'' ``Mission: Impossible III'' and ``The Da Vinci Code.
D'Onofrio chews the scenery with abandon as the childhood traumas that drove him to his psychopathic state are unpeeled like an onion and as his various personas manifest themselves in the inner-mind sequences.
Duckworth meanwhile chews the scenery (literally at one point) as the wily old seadog with a manic glint in his eye and a knife in his sock who may just be the biggest Jonah of them all.
Beckinsale is wasted in a thankless supporting role, while Ribisi merrily chews the scenery as the loose cannon, who uses violence to ensure Chris delivers the fake bills on time.
Oldman chews the scenery with wide-eyed glee as only he can, and Kunis makes the best of a thinly sketched sidekick.