Johnny Depp is a very charming fellow with a very expressive face which is normally endlessly entertaining to watch. And yet in this posters I don’t quite get the intriguing sense of danger that was quite clearly emanating from his character in the poster below.
Sure, part of that can be attributed to a more felicitous choice of facial expression. But it is also the case that sometimes less (close-up) is more. Sometimes characters need room tho breath, to convey things with their bodies, to be in their environment.
This is, of course, another aspect of why the floating heads convention grates.