Speed, for certain. A sense of urgency. Why are we here? You wait, I will show you. As Andrew says, every scene ends/begins with a sinister, "Oh yeah? There's MORE."
I got to try out the Romanian and it seems to work well. Not quite Lugosi (that's a good thing) and straining to avoid Pavel Chekov. Perhaps the first rehearsal I have ever attended that included a reference to the film Dodgeball.
Peter: Alliteration aside, I think I'll take my chances.
White Goodman: Yeah, you will take your chances.
Peter: I know. I just said that.
White Goodman: I know you "just said that".
Peter: I'm not sure where you're going with this.
White Goodman: I'm not sure where you're going with this.
Peter: That's what I said.
White Goodman: That's what I'm saying to you.
White Goodman: Touché.