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    Quote Originally Posted by ridingagain View Post
    Keanu Reeves - not only plays the same part, but can't even act. How does he even keep getting roles? Can you say "wooden"?
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    Jennifer Aniston breaks new ground. So far as I can tell, the entire acting career was actually invented to make the woman the subject of People magazine covers.

    I think she was crafted to be a pretty version of the average woman doing things like getting haircuts, having boyfriends and getting pregnant or not. But you must admit that most of what she does isn't on a screen of any size.
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    In all fairness, Hollywood does not want actors to change their MO.

    Cute guy/gal, play it til the wheels fall off.

    I actually do like Julia Roberts. She looks like hell warmed over, without makeup, etc, but she can turn it on and light up the screen. As for range...well...

    Tom Cruise? Have not watched a movie of his since Days of Thunder. It's always Tom Cruise in different clothes...

    When actors do go outside their type, they usually get slammed.
    (and Keanu Reeves, well, he did a pretty good job in Point Break, speed was good. I have not seen much else, it's a far cry from Bill and Ted's or Parenthood - a hilarious movie with Steve Martin)
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    Quote Originally Posted by tle View Post
    Can we agree that if Keanu Reeves is wooden (even if I still watch his stuff), that Kristen Stewart is the female version? BLECH!!
    I agree. And she earns extra points on the "most annoying" scale by her apparent attitude off screen. She managed to land a plum part in a series of movies that most actresses would have killed for, and she behaved as if the whole thing was nothing but a giant annoyance for her.

    The Twilight movies were obviously going to be huge. If she didn't want to deal with the whole package involved, she could have just skipped the part. I'm pretty sure they could have found somebody else who would have been happy and grateful for the part, and no less talented at acting, without much of a search. They probably could have found such a person working at the local McDonalds.


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    Alagirl,

    Oh, yeah, Speed. Yum. He looked buff. Keanu CAN look good. Or COULD. Not sure anymore if he can get that cleaned up and buff again--or wants to.

    Same with Point Break.

    Yep. He was worth the price of admission to look at his bod.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MHM View Post
    I agree. And she earns extra points on the "most annoying" scale by her apparent attitude off screen. She managed to land a plum part in a series of movies that most actresses would have killed for, and she behaved as if the whole thing was nothing but a giant annoyance for her.

    The Twilight movies were obviously going to be huge. If she didn't want to deal with the whole package involved, she could have just skipped the part. I'm pretty sure they could have found somebody else who would have been happy and grateful for the part, and no less talented at acting, without much of a search. They probably could have found such a person working at the local McDonalds.
    She made the character even more simpering and obnoxious than the one in the books! Really? She couldn't speak a full sentence with out spluttering and halting when the character in the book at least had some sarcasm and wit on occasion?

    Oh, and lets not get started on ANY of the other characters and actors. SO bad. Was that their fault or the director's fault? I mean to ALL be that bad? Then again, the story didn't give anyone much to work with. And you have to wonder how anyone could have said some of those lines with a straight face. And then there are the fights and all that growling and showing fangs.
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    Tom Cruise and Nicholas Cage..
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    For the person who doesn't understand the appeal of Jennifer Lawrence....I agree that you need to see Winter's Bone. She was excellent in that movie. Completely natural and convincing. I also liked her in Silver Linings Playbook (haven't seen The Hunger Games).

    I agree about Tom Cruise. I don't even consider him an actor. He is a movie star.

    I don't think Scarlett Johannsen is a very good actress. She is another one that always seems to play the same part. She's beautiful, but I don't think much of her acting.


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    Quote Originally Posted by tabula rashah View Post
    Tom Cruise and Nicholas Cage..
    It's funny, Nicholas Cage was exactly who I thought of when this thread started, but for the life of me I couldn't remember his name.
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    Kristin Stewart. Don't get it. Attractive, but no appeal and no apparent ability.

    Robert Pattinson is another one whom I really don't think is a great actor, but who knows, maybe he is with decent material to work with, and I haven't seen him in it. I do think he's freaking hilarious off-screen (I want him to co-host an awards show with Jennifer Lawrence. She is not only a hoot in interviews, but she is crazy talented.)
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    Kristin Stewart. Don't get it. Attractive, but no appeal and no apparent ability.

    Robert Pattinson is another one whom I really don't think is a great actor, but who knows, maybe he is with decent material to work with, and I haven't seen him in it. I do think he's freaking hilarious off-screen (I want him to co-host an awards show with Jennifer Lawrence. She is not only a hoot in interviews, but she is crazy talented.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by ravenclaw View Post
    For the person who doesn't understand the appeal of Jennifer Lawrence....I agree that you need to see Winter's Bone. She was excellent in that movie. Completely natural and convincing. I also liked her in Silver Linings Playbook (haven't seen The Hunger Games).
    I actually sought out Winter's Bone when I heard she was cast in Hunger Games because I love the books so much that I was hoping Hollywood wouldn't screw up the casting of Katniss.

    I don't think Scarlett Johannsen is a very good actress. She is another one that always seems to play the same part. She's beautiful, but I don't think much of her acting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Renn/aissance View Post
    Robert Pattinson is another one whom I really don't think is a great actor, but who knows, maybe he is with decent material to work with, and I haven't seen him in it. I do think he's freaking hilarious off-screen.
    I find him to be very funny and charming in interviews. Completely unappealing in the Twilight movies. Whether it's his acting or the writing, I don't know.


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    I don't understand why people seem to love this Rebel Wilson person.

    I turned on some of the MTV Whatever Awards the other day, and she is terrible.
    Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.


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    Sylvester Stallone, Kevin Costner (although I love Field of Dreams), Owen Wilson, Arnold, Luke Wilson.

    Katherine Heigle, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow (who seems to be a lovely person, I just don't think she can act), Drew Barrymore (with the exception of Gray Gardens), Kate Hudson.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MyGiantPony View Post
    Sylvester Stallone, Kevin Costner (although I love Field of Dreams), Owen Wilson, Arnold, Luke Wilson.

    Katherine Heigle, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow (who seems to be a lovely person, I just don't think she can act), Drew Barrymore (with the exception of Gray Gardens), Kate Hudson.
    That's a mighty fine list.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Renn/aissance View Post
    Robert Pattinson is another one whom I really don't think is a great actor, but who knows, maybe he is with decent material to work with, and I haven't seen him in it. I do think he's freaking hilarious off-screen
    I read an article not that long ago that said he drives an old Suburban or pickup truck that he bought for cheap (like $2,000 or less) from someone on Craig's List.

    I don't have an opinion on his acting....I don't think I have ever seen any of his movies. But he does seem like a nice, funny person. He could do a lot better than Kristen Stewart!


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    Quote Originally Posted by MyGiantPony View Post
    Gwyneth Paltrow (who seems to be a lovely person, I just don't think she can act),
    That's funny. I think she was excellent in two of my favorite movies (Emma and Shakespeare in Love), and I enjoyed her guest spots on Glee, but I think she's a pretty annoying person.

    I remember reading a description of her that I thought was perfect: Born on third base, but she thought she hit a triple.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ridingagain View Post
    Keanu Reeves - not only plays the same part, but can't even act. How does he even keep getting roles? Can you say "wooden"?
    The only movies I liked him in are "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure" and "The Day the Earth Stod Still". In "The Day the Earth...." he played an unemotional alien, and I thought "What a fitting role for him!"

    I also hope she's already been mentioned, but the lead girl in Twilight- really? Does she had any personality? Is she that bored with life?

    ETA: LOL, I see I was about the 6th person to mention Kristin Stewart. Carry on.
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    Julia Roberts...Yeck!
    Nick Nolte...no one can explain his popularity to me.
    Bette Davis...pop-eyed and odd looking.
    The guy in ELF! Absolutely boring.
    Adam Sandler...Yeck and unfunny.
    Any "actress" with a sex video.
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