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Old 12-07-2015, 02:48 PM
 
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Antonio Banderas makes a good vampire, but when you think that Armand was a redhead and made a vampire at age 15 or 16, casting Banderas in that role in Interview With the Vampire doesn't seem like a good decision. But I guess that enough women loved the scene where he nearly kisses Brad Pitt to make the error worth it.
Trust me, plenty of men liked that scene too.
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Old 12-09-2015, 01:22 PM
 
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Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker...
Natalie Portman as Padme

these 2 are horrible actors and ruined these movies for me, worse than jar jar
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Old 12-09-2015, 01:26 PM
 
Location: The Jar
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I had always thought that Cary Grant was not 'right' for the lead role in the old movie, Arsenic and Old Lace. An excellent, funny movie (with a great Peter Lorre, among others), but Mr. Grant simply did not fit the role well. The movie was able to rise above his limitations in the role.
Huh?! You've got to be kidding!!







Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor in Terminator Genisys . Awful choice.
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Old 12-09-2015, 01:46 PM
 
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It's a ways back, but Edward G. Robinson played a norwegian Wisconsin farmer in "Our Vines Have Tender Grapes".


Huh?

And an aging Gary Cooper portraying a playboy in "Love in the Afternoon", pursued by Audrey Hepburn.
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Old 12-10-2015, 06:24 AM
 
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Pierce Brosnan in "Mamma Mia". That man cannot sing. I feel sad for all the actors that could actually have done well in that role.
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Old 12-10-2015, 06:41 AM
 
Location: Buckeye, AZ
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Adam Sandler as anything. He doesn't act at anything other than being obnoxious.
I disagree, Sandler is pretty fine as is, his problem is besides indy film like The Cobbler, he plays the same lovable loser time after time. Here's to his first Netflix movie The Ridiculous Six is something different in one of his Happy Maddison films.

My personal pick is Blake Lively as Carol Ferris in Green Lantern, say what you want but I bought Ryan Reynolds as a jokster Hal Jordan. What I didn't buy was Blake as the love interest because there wasn't any emotion in her acting.
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Old 12-10-2015, 06:51 AM
 
Location: Raleigh NC
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Interesting. I liked Michael Keaton as Batman. I remember thinking, at the time, that Batman's true identity has to be someone you wouldn't expect.
Michael Keaton was my favorite Batman!
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Old 12-10-2015, 12:08 PM
 
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Pierce Brosnan in "Mamma Mia". That man cannot sing. I feel sad for all the actors that could actually have done well in that role.
NONE of those baby daddies could sing! But Colin always gets a pass from me.
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Old 12-10-2015, 01:02 PM
 
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Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker...
Natalie Portman as Padme

these 2 are horrible actors and ruined these movies for me, worse than jar jar
Portman and Christensen have proven themselves to be good actors in other roles - Portman won the Oscar for Black Swan - so I put the problems with the script, producer and director in the Star Wars prequels.

Kevin Costner as the flamboyant swashbuckler Robin Hood springs to mind for me - Costner is good in roles that require more intensity and less flare - the opposite of Robin Hood.
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Old 12-10-2015, 03:10 PM
 
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Portman and Christensen have proven themselves to be good actors in other roles - Portman won the Oscar for Black Swan - so I put the problems with the script, producer and director in the Star Wars prequels.

Kevin Costner as the flamboyant swashbuckler Robin Hood springs to mind for me - Costner is good in roles that require more intensity and less flare - the opposite of Robin Hood.
And Costner actually tried an English accent for that role.
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