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    (Original post by pinkpenguin)
    *sheds a silent tear*

    But you are certainly right about LeBouf and Cage. Man they absolutely suck balls.
    Don't get me wrong I enjoy Rickman as an actor, it's just he really does play the same role in every single film he is. Regardless of how funny he is, it isn't an expression of great and varied acting abilities.
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    daniel radcliffe
    emma watson
    hugh grant
    kiera knightly
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    Daniel Craig and the two guys in twilight that every girl loves apart from me :P
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    (Original post by Heir-Head)
    I'm assuming 'Actor' here is extended to females as the majority of posts refer to males.
    Penelope Cruz
    Angelina Jolie
    Watch ''Volver'' (Penelope Cruz) and ''Girl, Interrupted'' (Angelina Jolie), they are both fantastic in them! Both are unfortunately known for thier relationships more than thier acting talent unfortunately, but both are brilliant actresses
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    (Original post by BitOfAnAlchy)
    I like the majority of his films, i just dont think he's a great actor.
    erm...I think like 80% of his films are absolutely fantastic...and he is actually very funny in some of them...if you are talking about casual, serious, non-comedy acting then yeah, i guess he's not amazing perhaps. Funny as hell though in Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
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    Probably Adam Sandler... but I don't know if that's just because I don't like the kind of films he appears in. And has he ever been considered a good actor in the first place?
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    I'd go for Seth Rogen.

    I like him, he's a very funny guy but when it comes to acting, not so much. 'Fanboys' aside, while he may be very funny he lacks substance.

    Zach and Miry - Funny (ish) film, yet when it gets serious it becomes a boring rom com.
    Knocked up - same

    I say this because I'm half way through Freaks and Geeks now and in the last ten years he doesn't seem to have improved much. Like people have been saying about Will Smith, he seems to always play the same character. It will be interesting to see how he is in 'Funny People'.
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    Sam Worthington. I've been hearing a lot about him lately getting cast into some upcoming films. But to be honest, I don't see the appeal. His acting seems kind of wooden to me.
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    Julia Roberts, I absolutely can't stand her. Also, Ian McKellen :ninja:

    I never used to have much of an opinion on him until I saw him in King Lear, and I'm going to be honest, he may as well have been saying "You shall not paaaaaass!" the whole time. I know that Lear was meant to have a bit of a temper, but McKellen seemingly didn't actually know when to stop shouting and it really kind of ruined it for me. I genuinely wondered if there was a Balrock chillaxing somewhere on stage (matters weren't helped by the fact that the girl playing Cordelia was, somewhat like her character, astoundingly irritating).
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    Oh, and Scarlett Johansson, Jude Law etc.
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    (Original post by somethingbeautiful)
    But he's pretty...
    He looks like a foot.

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    (Original post by CasinoBrawl)
    He looks like a foot.

    Yeah, he does a bit tbh. Anthony LaPaglia pwns his ass
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    Johnny Depp (can act but most of the hype is from drooling emoish fangirls)
    Orlando Bloom
    Keira Knightley
    Angelina Jolie
    Daniel Radcliffe (is it bad to say my brother at age eleven could act better than an adult Radcliffe? Because he could.)
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    (Original post by CasinoBrawl)
    Julia Roberts, I absolutely can't stand her. Also, Ian McKellen :ninja:

    I never used to have much of an opinion on him until I saw him in King Lear, and I'm going to be honest, he may as well have been saying "You shall not paaaaaass!" the whole time. I know that Lear was meant to have a bit of a temper, but McKellen seemingly didn't actually know when to stop shouting and it really kind of ruined it for me. I genuinely wondered if there was a Balrock chillaxing somewhere on stage (matters weren't helped by the fact that the girl playing Cordelia was, somewhat like her character, astoundingly irritating).

    Good call. She's on the same level of awfulness as Gwyneth Paltrow.
    Both dull as dishwater.
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    (Original post by meskell)
    Johnny Depp
    Alan Rickman

    Shia LeBouf
    Keanu Reeves
    Nicholas Cage (of recent)
    Michael Cera
    Jack Black

    Basically because all of them (and a few I probably can't remember) have one acting style. In every film they stick to the same limited archetype basically changing name and clothes. A great actor should be able to play many different roles, not stick to what is easy.
    Your Crazy Johnny Depp is Excellent and Alan Rickman is also a top notch actor. What you have said here makes no sense.

    I can totally agree with Nic Cage and Keanu Reeves.
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    (Original post by CasinoBrawl)
    Julia Roberts, I absolutely can't stand her. Also, Ian McKellen :ninja:

    I never used to have much of an opinion on him until I saw him in King Lear, and I'm going to be honest, he may as well have been saying "You shall not paaaaaass!" the whole time. I know that Lear was meant to have a bit of a temper, but McKellen seemingly didn't actually know when to stop shouting and it really kind of ruined it for me. I genuinely wondered if there was a Balrock chillaxing somewhere on stage (matters weren't helped by the fact that the girl playing Cordelia was, somewhat like her character, astoundingly irritating).
    Does one film make you a bad actor?
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    (Original post by Jonnyb227)
    Your Crazy Johnny Depp is Excellent and Alan Rickman is also a top notch actor. What you have said here makes no sense.

    I can totally agree with Nic Cage and Keanu Reeves.
    I enjoy watching both Rickman and Depp but as I said in the sentence you highlighted, neither of them vary their roles greatly. Rickman is always a bored sounding, sarcastic person and Depp is always 'zany' or any other word derivative of that.
    Just because they are good to watch doesn't make them good actors.
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    (Original post by meskell)
    I enjoy watching both Rickman and Depp but as I said in the sentence you highlighted, neither of them vary their roles greatly. Rickman is always a bored sounding, sarcastic person and Depp is always 'zany' or any other word derivative of that.
    Just because they are good to watch doesn't make them good actors.
    Rickman played:

    Sheriff of Nottingham - Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
    Snape - Harry Potter
    Harry - Love Actually

    All very different characters, you could be getting things confused as he has a very distinctive voice.

    I kind of understand where your coming from with Johnny Depp but I do think he can play different character type, than just 'zany' imo.
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    Keira Knightly- makes my skin crawl!!!! So does Gwyneth Paltrow! Don't get the whole love of Brad Pitt or Jonny Depp!
 
 
 
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