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Discussion in 'Movies' started by Brad Porter, May 23, 2006.

  1. george kaplan

    george kaplan Well-Known Member

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    Harrison Ford was a lot more prominent, and far better in Raiders of the Lost Ark
     
  2. tyler payne

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    Steven Spielberg did a better job directing Schindler's List
     
  3. Brad Porter

    Brad Porter Well-Known Member

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    Ralph Fiennes was amazing in Schindler's List, but I think he was even more impressive in Sunshine.

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  4. Brook K

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    I haven't seen Sunshine, but the best performance I've seen from Rachel Weisz is in The Shape of Things
     
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    But Neil Labute's masterwork is still In the Company of Men, with a star-making performance from Aaron Eckhart.
     
  6. Bill McA

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    Was it typecasting that Matt Malloy went from playing a sexist pig in In the Company of Men to playing an even greater sexist role as a Stepford husband in The Stepford Wives remake?
     
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    Christopher Walken used to make much better career decisions than deciding to star in trash like The Stepford Wives remake, a perfect case in point being The Dead Zone.
     
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    Kubrick's The Shining is a better film treatment of a Stephen King novel
     
  9. tyler payne

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    Love The Shining, but Jack Nicholson is the man in Chinatown
     
  10. Lew Crippen

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    Chinatown is indeed a masterpiece, but Faye Dunaway was even better in Bonnie and Clyde.
     
  11. george kaplan

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    Gene Wilder was better in Young Frankenstein.
     
  12. Brad Porter

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    Sticking with guys named Gene, I think that Hackman's brief role in YF is easily outclassed by his performance as Coach Norman Dale in Hoosiers.

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    Dennis Hopper was better in Easy Rider
     
  14. Bill McA

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    Karen Black was good in Easy Rider, but she got to show off more of her talent in The Day of The Locust
     
  15. Lew Crippen

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    Miss Lonelyhearts was a better novel than Day of the Locust.
     
  16. Bill McA

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    Well I don't know about Loneyhearts Lew, but wasn't Robert Ryan really terrific in The Set-Up!
     
  17. Brad Porter

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    Robert Wise directed many fine films, but he won his first Oscar for his great work directing West Side Story.

    Brad
     
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    Rita Moreno appears (in an admittedly smaller role) in the superior musical, Singin' in the Rain.
     
  19. george kaplan

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    my reply to West Side Story was beaten by Marc, and is hence deleted.
     
  20. george kaplan

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    Stanley Donen make a much better film with Charade.
     

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