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Keanu Reeves - Overrated hack or tragically underrated actor?


#41

[quote=“Kilgore Trout”]
almost as bad as Jack Nicholson.
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just shut up, really, you just said that for shock value so just shut up


#42

[quote=“Johny|Exhale”]
just shut up, really, you just said that for shock value so just shut up
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I like Jack Nicholson…but every single character that he plays is exactly the fucking same. You must admit it.


#43

how is Jack Torrance the same as Randle McMurphy ?


#44

He likes playing the kind of character who seems like he’s about to crack at any moment…Shining, Batman, Cuckoo’s Nest, Witches of Eastwick. And he’s the best in the business in that kind of role. But not ALL his roles are like that. Two examples: Chinatown and About Schmidt.


#45

[quote=“Scarface”]
He likes playing the kind of character who seems like he’s about to crack at any moment…Shining, Batman, Cuckoo’s Nest, Witches of Eastwick. And he’s the best in the business in that kind of role. But not ALL his roles are like that. Two examples: Chinatown and About Schmidt.
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Chinatown and The Postmaster Always Rings Twice are some of Nicholson’s first roles which don’t count. That is like saying that Spartacus is anything like any of Kubrick’s other works.


#46

then you can’t say that “every single character that he plays is exactly the fucking same”


#47

[quote=“Johny|Exhale”]
then you can’t say that “every single character that he plays is exactly the fucking same”
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well, almost every single character. Every single person that rock hudson fucked wasn’t a man, but he was still a fag.


#48

[quote=“Scarface”]
Keanu expression when playing a moody, enigmatic hero:







Keanu expression when playing a cheerful, adventurous chap:




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;D ;D ;D


#49

Keanu expression when playing a moody, enigmatic hero:









Keanu expression when playing a cheerful, adventurous chap:


#50

Cant see the second pic :stuck_out_tongue: :frowning:


#51

Keanu Reeves is a living example of why actors hate to be typecast. He played a flake in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, so when he tries a serious dramatic role, such as The Lake House, some in the audience just keep expecting him to start rambling about that sock rates guy and that beeth oven guy.



I just produced an indie documentary about the US drug war, and my DP refuses to do the sequel, wanting to do a zombie flick instead, as he fears being typecast as “that weed guy”. It’s a serious problem indeed, if one wants a career. Of course, Keanu could try producing an indie film or two, and maybe play some more-experimental roles :smiley:


#52

[quote=“Invisible_Hand”]
Keanu Reeves is a living example of why actors hate to be typecast. He played a flake in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, so when he tries a serious dramatic role, such as The Lake House, some in the audience just keep expecting him to start rambling about that sock rates guy and that beeth oven guy.



I just produced an indie documentary about the US drug war, and my DP refuses to do the sequel, wanting to do a zombie flick instead, as he fears being typecast as “that weed guy”. It’s a serious problem indeed, if one wants a career. Of course, Keanu could try producing an indie film or two, and maybe play some more-experimental roles :smiley:
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Pardon the pun, but it seems to me that the INVISIBLE HAND has an INVISIBLE CAREER in the movie business. You produced a documentary my ass.


#53

He is Extremely Untalented!

And So Is Ben Affleck.


#54

Underrated? After all he only has like a gazillion dollars in his bank account.


#55

[quote=“Professional Widow”]
He is Extremely Untalented!

And So Is Ben Affleck.
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But Affleck is at least handsome and seems to be a gun guy.


#56

I actually like Point Break and The Devil’s Advocate a lot - great performances.


#57

keanu reeves is a douche.


#58

[quote=“KILL BILL vol.3”]
keanu reeves is a douche.
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and you my friend are the orifice in which the douche is inserted!


#59

dude, do u really like him. I mean he was good in the Matrix Trilogy, but thats it. If you want to here the worse line of dialogue ever, watch the trailer for “A Scanner Darkly” where he says “you mean two hemispheres of my brain are competing”. That is the absolute worst acting ever. And the way he delivers that line is just like all his other works. He really isnt that great at all, in fact he’s not even good. So, no, Keanu’s douche does not get entered into me, i wouldnt allow it. He’s a shit actor.


#60

http://youtube.com/watch?v=nO9mh-lzRNk



check out this accent…lol.